Hauling Industry News

Fuel prices skyrocket nationwide in wake of Harvey, southern states see biggest jump!

By Pulltarps Mfg | September 6, 2017

In the first full week after Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast, diesel fuel prices skyrocketed in most regions of the U.S., especially in some major metro areas around the country.

Diesel prices increased by an average of 15.3 cents across the nation during the week to an average of $2.758 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. See all the ways you can save on parts for dump trucks with PullTarps. Story by Matt Cole/Overdriveonline.com