The current price is the highest since Aug. 25, 2008, when it was $4.158 a gallon.
The price increased 2.9 cents in the most recent period and 27.5 cents over the last seven weeks.
The latest price rocketed past $4 a gallon to $4.051. A year ago it was 33.5 cents higher.
It was the sixth increase in the last seven weeks, during which the diesel price has risen 17.7 cents.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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