(CNN) – Motorists are getting a holiday from high gasoline prices.
U.S. drivers will save an additional $550 next year, according to the Federal Government.
The average price for gas nationwide is now down to $2.51 a gallon.
Gas and oil prices have dropped steadily over the last six months due to lower demand in Europe and Asia.
The last time prices at the pump were this low was in 2004.