TRENTON - It's costing motorists more at the gas pump.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular hit $2.51 in the Garden State yesterday, up from $2.15 a month ago but lower than $3.99 in 2008. Overall, New Jersey's price is the fourth-cheapest nationwide.

AAA says the average price of regular costs $2.80 in New York, $2.78 in Connecticut and$2.65 in Pennsylvania. *

- Associated Press