fuel prices

Diesel price continues fall, at 5-month low

| June 05, 2012

The national average retail diesel price fell 5.1 cents to $3.846 a gallon – the lowest price in five months.

What does your fuel surcharge look like?

| June 03, 2012

A poll that asks for owner-operators' thoughts on the use of fuel surcharges as a cushioning agent against spikes in fuel prices sparked some discussion on Facebook last week. Owner-operators Linda Caffee, Jeff Clark and others were ...

Diesel prices drop below $4 for first time in 3 months

| May 22, 2012

The national average retail diesel price fell 4.8 cents to $3.956 a gallon.

Oil gamble on Wall Street? Speculation back in the headlines

| May 03, 2012

President Obama is hammering on oil speculators again, while Republican opponents such as House Speaker John Boehner and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney are calling the talk about speculation hooey, falling back on the same ...

Beyond Anti-Idling

James Jaillet | May 01, 2012

Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel by careful use of your right foot — and your head. Don’t ignore driving habits and other strategies to supplement the benefits of minimal idling.

Diesel price drops 1.2 cents

| April 30, 2012

The average diesel price dropped 1.2 cents per gallon from last week and is down 5.1 cents from the same week in 2011.

White House aims to protect consumers from oil speculation

| April 23, 2012

President Barack Obama took oil speculators to task last week, asking both his staffs and Congress to take measures to prevent speculators from cheating consumers.

What are owner-operators’ top five problems?

| March 19, 2012

Readers, I'm beginning research on a story I'm preparing for Overdrive's June issue on which I need as much owner-operator input as is possible. It's one that will probe the five biggest problems owner-operators face ...

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