to figures released by the Energy Department Feb. 3, the national average
cost of diesel fuel per gallon this week rose to $1.542 from last week
average price of $1.492.
the first time in more than a year, the average price hit the dollar-fifty
or dollar-sixty mark in all regions of the country.
highest rates are in the Central Atlantic states were prices are $1.66;
prices in New England average $1.643; and prices in California are $1.635.
remaining regions' prices per gallon are as follows: $1.756 on the West
Coast; $1.571 on the East Coast; $1.532 in the Midwest; $1.526 in the Lower
Atlantic states; $1.510 on the Gulf Coast; and $1.50 in the Rocky Mountain
For a state-by-state rundown of this year's fuel trends and states that
have a fuel surcharge, visit www.OOIDA.com.
Click on the "Fuel Prices" link in the blue box at left.