After declining the previous week, the national average retail price of diesel increased 2.5 cents to $3.932 a gallon during the week ended March 28, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
The national average price is at its highest level since Sept. 29, 2008, when it was $3.959 and almost $1 a gallon higher than the same week last year.
The West Coast and California led the higher prices. California jumped 5.7 cents to $4.256, the most expensive in the nation. Average West Coast fuel surged 5.1 cents to $4.155. The Rocky Mountain area gained 3.4 cents to $3.959.
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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.