WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel price has risen 13 cents in just two weeks and is at its highest price since November 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration.
This week the U.S. average was up 5.4 cents to $3.069 per gallon which was 84 cents more than one year ago.
All regions were over $3.00 this week and each region was up from last week. The most expensive regions were the West Coast ($3.187) and Central Atlantic ($3.186). The least expensive were the Gulf Coast ($3.023) and Lower Atlantic ($3.037).
California was at $3.221 a gallon today, up 7.4 cents from last week and 87.1 cents from one year ago.
The highest U.S. average ever recorded was on July 14, 2008, when it was $4.764 per gallon.
A three week comparison of prices may be found here.
Barb Kampbell of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at email@example.com.