For the second week in a row, the U.S. average diesel price dropped, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
The price for the week ended Dec. 5 fell 3.3 cents to $3.931. Over the last two weeks, the national price has dropped 7.9 cents. However, the latest price is still 73.4 cents higher than a year earlier.
Prices in all regions fell, led by 5.9 cents to $4.035 in the Rocky Mountain region. California’s average price declined 5.2 cents to $4.172, which is 10 cents a gallon less than two weeks ago.
The record diesel price was $4.764 in July 2008.
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Affected trucks include model year 2008-2018 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4700, 4900, 5700 and 6900 trucks. DTNA says after hard brake applications, the brake light pressure switch may not activate the brake lights with the light application of the brake pedal.