WASHINGTON — The retail on-highway diesel price rose for the third consecutive week, this time only going up $0.005, but up $0.853 from last year, according to the Energy Information Administration.
The East Coast (-$.001), the Lower Atlantic (-$0.004), and the Midwest (-$0.001) were the only regions dropping in price this week.
Top on the scale in cost per gallon was the West Coast at $3.203, lowest in cost per gallon was the Lower Atlantic at $3.033 a gallon.
Meanwhile California was higher than all of the regions at $3.228 per gallon, which was up $0.007 for the week and $0.888 from one year ago.
A three week comparison of prices may be viewed here.
Barb Kampbell of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at email@example.com.