This week prices jumped another six cents, bringing the national average to around $3.90 a gallon.
Maryland’s average is even higher at $3.93, inching ever closer to that dreaded $4 mark.
“It’s just too much,” said Harold Walter, driver.
“When is it going to get down? When will the happy days come back?” said Mohammad Naqibuddin, driver.
Despite these outrageously high prices, AAA has even more bad news. They say the summer months mean another spike.
AAA says April is when the East Coast switches from winter fuel blends to the more expensive summer fuel blends. And for drivers that means topping off already abnormally high prices.
“What we’re about to see, the increases will just make it even worse but these are typical increase we would see seasonal,” said Ragina Averella, AAA spokeswoman.