fuel

Fuel prices skyrocket nationwide in wake of Harvey, southern states see biggest jump

The Lower Atlantic region saw prices jump 19.7 cents during the time period, which was the most significant increase in the U.S. Dallas was the hardest hit metro area with diesel prices soaring to $2.642 per gallon, a 30.7-cent increase over the previous week, according to ProMiles.

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Harvey shuts down major fuel pipeline that supplies East Coast, expected to reopen quickly

A major pipeline that supplies East Coast states with diesel fuel has been temporarily shut down due to oil refinery closures stemming from Hurricane Harvey. The disruption isn’t expected to affect fuel supply or diesel pricing.

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Pilot Flying J hosting free fuel sweepstakes during college football season

Each week, drivers can enter for a chance to be one of 14 winners that will each receive free fuel in the form of a $2,000 PFJ gift card. To enter the weekly contest, drivers can text "FuelingFans" to 30311. Weekly winners will be announced every Thursday on Pilot Flying J's Facebook page.

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Six states hike fuel taxes to start second half of year

Indiana, Montana, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia saw higher diesel tax rates take effect July 1.

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Major fleets partner with NACFE to showcase fuel economy tech

Seven U.S. fleets representing nearly 11,000 tractors and 26,000 trailers have signed on to participate in Run on Less, a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow designed to showcase advancements in fuel efficiency this fall.

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Diesel prices dip to lowest point of 2017

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.524, the lowest diesel has been since early December. Prices have remained flat throughout 2017, not rising above $2.60 per gallon or falling below $2.53 per gallon until this week.

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Partners in Business podcast: Managing your fuel costs

This installment of Overdrive’s Partners in Business covers how to control fuel costs. That includes minimizing fuel consumption, getting a fair fuel surcharge and choosing where to buy fue

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Who gets your vote for best truck stop ever?

A new Truck World on I-76 in North Jackson, Ohio, Trucker Path's top 10 truck stops by user rating (including 8 independents) and a question: What's your favorite truck stop out there? Who's doing it right?

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Conversations from home

Anyone with a significant other driver on the road will totally get this post. It doesn't matter how long you've been married, or together, after your driver has been away for a week or so, the conversations begin to lag a little. Considering that when they're home, you probably don't spend three or four hours a day conversing with them, or checking in every couple of hours just to say, “Hey,” it's to be expected. ...

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Higher diesel taxes coming in California

California legislators last week passed a bill to increase the excise tax on diesel fuel by 20 cents per gallon to help fund a $52 billion infrastructure plan.

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