Truck drivers feeling pinch as price of diesel spikes

The price of diesel spiked overnight. As NTV’s David Salter reports, truck drivers are feeling the pinch.

Price of diesel, home heating fuels soar overnight

The price of diesel fuel and furnace oil saw a big jump overnight last night.

The Public Utilities Board says it’s due to recent commodity market developments, that these unexpected price hikes were made.

Diesel motor fuel increased by just over 35 cents per litre, and furnace oil is also more expensive today, it’s up by more than 30 cents per litre.

Stove oil in Labrador West and Churchill falls saw a 42 cent increase. The price of gas was not impacted overnight. The Public Utilities Board next regularly scheduled price adjustment is on Thursday, February 2nd. 

Truck drivers feeling impact of massive spike in diesel prices

The price of diesel spiked more than 31 cents per litre overnight, putting the price at the pumps over three dollars a litre in parts of the province.

Skyrocketing prices have truckers feeling the pinch. NTV’s Beth Penney reports.

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