TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Drivers in Maryland saw gas prices drop again this week, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Drivers saw prices drop by three cents this week, resulting in prices that are at least 81 cents less than one year ago.

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Across the country, gas demand is down as much as 50 percent, while at the same time, inventories have risen to a record high.

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Crude prices hit a low not seen since 2002 this week, as crude demand continued to drop. This imbalance means gas prices should continue to move lower.

The gas price average in Maryland is $1.93, which is down respectively three cents in the last week, 29 cents in the last month and 81 cents from this date last year.

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The national gas price average has declined for seven straight weeks. Today’s national gas price average is $1.82.