Truck stops across the nation treated drivers to cheaper diesel fuel last week, with declines averaging 4.2 cents per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The average price for a gallon of diesel was $2.379 per gallon for the week, which was $1.156 per gallon cheaper for the same period a year ago.
The cheapest fill-up were recorded in Gulf Coast states where the average for the week was $2.232 per gallon, followed by the Midwest, which had prices averaging $2.348.
Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, Dec. 7:
East Coast: $2.455 last week, $2.413 this week
New England: $2.527 last week, $2.515 this week
Central Atlantic: $2.567 last week, $2.542 this week
Lower Atlantic: $2.355 last week, $2.295 this week
Midwest: $2.411 last week, $2.348 this week
Gulf Coast: $2.254 last week, $2.232 this week
Rocky Mountains: $2.451 last week, $2.410 this week
California: $2.717 last week, $2.704 this week.