Dave Ward frequently travels between South Carolina and Tennessee. Falling gas prices will make these trips easier on his finances.
The average price in the Midlands is $2.97, but gas can be as cheap as $2.95 per gallon.
By: Jacob Boland
For the first time since 2011 gas prices in South Carolina are below $3.00 a gallon.
AAA Carolina reports the average price in South Carolina is now $2.97.The lowest prices are in the Upstate around Greenville and Spartanburg where you can fill up for just $2.92 a gallon. Charleston commuters are paying the most per gallon, their average is $3.02.
Dave Ward is a frequent traveler who often visits family in Tennessee. He's glad to see the price of gas go down.
"Finally it's below $3.00 a gallon, this is the cheapest fill up I've had in a long time.Its really making the impact on my wallet a little easier," says Ward
South Carolinian's like Dave aren't the only ones who are pleased to see the price fall.Gas prices nationwide have dropped by 18 cents a gallon in the past month.
Dave hopes prices will continue to go down, but he knows that you have to be ready for anything when it comes to the price of gas.
"It's gonna go up and down, life goes up and down. But it's been trending and going down more than its been trending up, so I'm looking forward to it hopefully to stay going in that direction," Ward stated.
With prices continuing to fall it would seem this trend is going to continue, keeping Dave and other South Carolina commuters pleased at the pump.