Since mid-January the national price at the pump has gone up because of increasing crude oil prices.
Today's national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.59. This price is six cents more expensive than one week ago, twenty-eight cents more than one month ago and eight cents more than the average price one year ago.
Leaving many people forced to cut back in other areas.
The annual shift from winter-grade fuel to summer-grade fuel is about to take place and some experts say we'll see gas hit the four dollar mark by summer.
NBC 6 News spoke with many drivers today and they say prices weren't the only thing bothering them.
They say they're just tired of stopping for gas more and more often.