The national average diesel price fell to $4.016 last week according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. This decrease follows five straight weeks of increases during January and February. The total increase was 14.4 cents, which cent the price above $4 for the first time in almost a year.
According to the ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the national average price is down to $3.960 a gallon.
The regions with the highest diesel prices are New England and the Central Atlantic – around $4.3. Those with the lowest prices are the Gulf Coast and the West Coast where the price is below $4.