The average price for diesel fuel climbed very close to $3 as the new year began this week. The average price is $2.973 per gallon, which is seven cents higher than the average price last week, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Prices reached the $3 mark in New England this week, and have been over $3 in the Central Atlantic and West Coast Region.
The average price is nearly 40 cents higher than prices were a year ago this week.
For more information, visit the EIA’s website.