fuel prices

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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Diesel price drops again, to $2.726

Despite the decline, the U.S. average price is 36 cents higher than a year ago.

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Pulse: Old world, fresh ideas

There's only so much trucking can do to reduce the number of vehicles on the road.

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