The average price of both on-highway diesel fuel and regular gasoline continued to rise last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
The price of a gallon of diesel fuel jumped 2.4 cents last week, hitting a national average of $2.431. Despite the increases, the price is still nearly 44 cents cheaper than it was a year ago.
By region, prices were up in all areas, with the largest increase occurring on the West Coast at 3 cents per gallon. The smallest change in prices was in the Lower Atlantic region with an increase of 0.9 cents per gallon.
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