fuel prices

From fuel price ‘nightmares’ to trucking book

Writer Mary Richardson, whom Atlanta-based Creative Loafing describes as a former editor with the Truckers Connection publication, had what she describes as "nightmares" during relatively modest spikes in fuel prices during the year 2006, shortly after she started working there. She "was having these apocalyptic nightmares about fuel prices getting so high that trucks would stop," she told Creative Loafing's Wyatt Williams, "causing grocery store shelves to fall empty, with people running around and buying up everything, having ...

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Diesel prices drop

For the third week in a row, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel declined this week.

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Diesel price passes $3

For the first time in 17 months, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel topped $3.

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Another hike in diesel prices

Diesel price is at the highest level since November 2008.

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Diesel prices up again

Compared with a year ago, the national average price is 90.7 cents a gallon higher.

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Saying goodbye to Michigan’s Te-Khi and Tekon independent truckstops

Soft freight and high fuel got you down? You're not alone. Though business for the nation's truckers has picked up since the extremely slow period we all saw last year, difficulties continue for many, and for two independent truckstops in Michigan the pressures were just too much. Writing in the Battle Creek Enquirer, Andy Fitzpatrick told a story today at once of long-running business difficulties brought to the breaking point and rich, well-remembered history.   The Te-Khi Travel Court ...

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Diesel rises 7.6 cents

After five weeks of falling prices, theh national average retail price of a gallon of diesel jumped in the latest week.

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U.S. diesel jumps 8.2 cents

The price, which has climbed 15.3 cents since Dec. 21, is 56.5 cents higher than the same week last year.

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Big jump in diesel prices

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel soared 6.5 cents this week.

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Speakout: The Voice of the American Trucker

Truckers speak out about aerodynamic trucks, truck salesmen, clean-air guidelines and 2010's most important trucking issues.

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