The U.S. retail on-highway diesel price dropped $0.052 per gallon to $2.781 a gallon which is up $0.535 from the same week one year ago, according to the Energy Information Administration.
All regions dropped in price this week with the least expensive diesel found in the Midwest at $2.731 per gallon. The most expensive diesel was found in the New England region where it was $3.017 per gallon.
California was at $2.950 per gallon which was down $0.037 a gallon from last week and up $0.662 per gallon from one year ago.
A three week comparison of prices may be found here.
Barb Kampbell of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at firstname.lastname@example.org.