And it’ll cost more to have emergency vehicles on the road.
Gas prices are rising by leaps and bounds.
Across the central U.P. today, a common sight was a $3.44 price for a gallon.
If you are running a high grade, you’ll pay about 20 cents to a quarter more.
Economists say growing unrest in Libya and other parts of the Middle East may continue to push gas prices to the $4 mark.
Nationally, the price of gas has steadily increased over the past week, settling in at about $3.19 a gallon today.
The average cost in Michigan has jumped from $3.24 yesterday to $3.32 today.
The lowest gas prices in the state are in Jackson at just under $3.20 a gallon.
The highest prices among the areas AAA surveys aren’t in Marquette this time, like they usually are.
They’re in the Lansing/East Lansing area at an average of $3.37.
AAA Michigan surveys 2,800 gas stations in the state every day.