KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some gas customers in South Kansas City couldn't be happier. The price of a gallon of gas dropped under three dollars for the first time in a couple of years.
Michael Loudermilk was smiling as he filled up his car Tuesday.
"When I saw $2.97 a gallon, I pulled over really quick and made sure I get in on this bargain," Loudermilk said.
Jeff Pinkerton with the Mid America Regional Council said there are three reasons gas prices dropped below three dollars a gallon.
"Right now, the Middle East is stable, the winter gas formula is cheaper and the demand for gas is down because consumers are driving more fuel-efficient cars," he said.
Some gas customers are skeptical and think the price of gas will go up again soon. Others are hoping the price reduction continues.
Pinkerton said every spring, gas prices increase and he is expecting the same thing to happen this coming spring.
"I'm just going to enjoy the low prices while I can," Marion Pitts said as he filled up his truck.
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