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National on-highway diesel prices down 2.1 cents Monday to $3.817

Diesel started the year out below $4 a gallon ($3.911 on Jan. 7) but on Feb. 4 snuck back up to $4.022 and stayed above the $4-a-gallon mark until April 1, and has been below $4 a gallon ever since.

The Trucker News Services

7/2/2013

National on-highway diesel prices were down 2.1 cents Monday to $3.817 a gallon compared with $3.838 the week before, reported the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy Monday.

In fact, all 10 reporting regions of the EIA showed lower prices than last week and only one reporting segment — California — was higher than $4 a gallon. Truckers in California were paying $4.015 at the pump compared with $4.035 the week before.

Truckers in the Midwest were paying 3.2 cents less than they were the week prior; drivers in the Lower Atlantic area were paying 2.7 cents less than a week ago and on the East Coast, truck drivers were paying 2.1 cents a gallon less than they had the previous week.

Diesel started the year out below $4 a gallon ($3.911 on Jan. 7) but on Feb. 4 snuck back up to $4.022 and stayed above the $4-a-gallon mark until April 1, and have been below $4 a gallon ever since.

For more details on specific prices by reporting region click here.

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