Echo: Diesel prices ride downward trend

On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices (2)After hitting a high of $2.597 per gallon Jan. 9, diesel prices started lowering, and landed at an average $2.558 per gallon this first full week of February.

However, prices are still 55 cents higher than prices this week a year ago, according to the Energy Information Administration. In fact, prices dipped below the $2 mark in February last year before climbing to where prices are today.

For more information, visit the EIA’s website.