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Cheaper gas accelerating sales figures

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WASHINGTON — No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers — and for people on their holiday shopping lists.

Nationally, the average price of gasoline has tumbled 49 cents from its peak this year to $3.21 a gallon, putting it on track for the lowest average since 2010, according to AAA. NCW drivers are paying slightly less — $3.20 on average, according to The World’s latest weekly price survey.

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