Gas prices fall for the holidays

(WJLA) - Good news for those hitting the road for the holidays - prices at the pump continue to fall.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the national gas price average this week dropped three cents to $3.22 per gallon, a penny more than last month and mirroring the same price as this time last year.

With less than two weeks left in the year, the national average remains four cents above the low for the year, which was $3.18 on Nov. 12.

According to John B. Townsend with AAA Mid-Atlantic, nearly 86 million Americans will travel for the Christmas and New Year's holidays.