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The national average price of diesel fell for the fourth consecutive week — and by at least a dime for the third straight — to settle at $5.432 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released July 18.
- Diesel’s cost has plunged 37.8 cents a gallon since it reached a record $5.810 on June 20.
- Trucking’s main fuel still costs $2.088 more for a gallon than it did at this time in 2021.
- Diesel’s price dropped in all 10 regions surveyed by EIA, with 17.3 cents in the West Coast (less California) region being the largest and 12.5 cents in the Central Atlantic the smallest.
- Gasoline is now closer to $4 than $5, dropping by 15.6 cents nationally to stick at $4.49 a gallon.
U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices
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