It’s no shock that California’s gas prices are continuing to climb in the wake of a tax hike on gasoline and diesel.
But exactly how bad has it gotten for drivers? Just hop on Highway 10 to Phoenix to find out.
According to AAA, the average price per gallon for gas in California was $3.35. Over in Arizona? Try $2.39 per gallon.
Arizona’s near-dollar-cheaper gas prices are a significant black eye for California drivers.
California can hang its hat on some good news: it’s no longer the most expensive gasoline market in America. Our short-lived reign atop the list of most expensive fill-ups was toppled by Hawaii, whose average price per gallon is $3.42.
Currently, an initiative is circulating to repeal California’s gas tax hike. Learn more here.