Maryland’s gas tax is scheduled to rise as part of a series of increases approved last year by lawmakers.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the civil war in Iraq is pushing up gasoline prices in the United States.
Motorists in Maryland are paying two cents more at the pump when compared with a week ago.
Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are down 2 cents from a week ago.
Gasoline prices in Virginia have increased an average of seven cents per gallon over the past week.
Motorists in Virginia are paying on average 10 cents less per gallon for gasoline than they did in October.
Gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen by an average of seven cents per gallon since last month.
AAA Mid-Atlantic is warning gas prices are on the rise amid tensions in the Middle East.
Gasoline prices in Virginia continue to decline.