Companies are resorting to some smart tactics.

Some people drive diesel trucks because they’re cool. They modify the computer, engine and transmission for more boost and power. They install lift kits and polished aluminum wheels. But most diesel-powered vehicles are owned by people who genuinely need them to earn a living. With a growing population in Florida, construction is a constant. Supplies are hauled to job sites, heavy machinery is strapped down to utility trailers and throngs of workers arrive in crew-cab dually every morning.

Then there are the tractor trailers. Big trucks bring in everything from toilet paper to Hyundai’s. They also transport tomatoes, oranges and seafood away from our towns. Even trains run on diesel. As you can see, diesel fuel is vital to our economy. But fuel costs have been climbing lately, adding yet another layer of expense to an already stretched budget for most. As gasoline prices have leveled off and even fallen in most places, diesel fuel has done just the opposite. The average price of gasoline in Florida is $3.28 a gallon this week, however, diesel fuel averages an astounding $5.20 a gallon. Additionally, while big trucks are far more capable than their gasoline-powered counterparts, most diesel vehicles require more fuel to get their work done every day.

Trucking companies have resorted to some pretty smart tactics to offset fuel costs. One transporter tells its drivers where the least expensive fuel is located and when it drops across their city. Considering their fuel costs are about $380,000 each and every week, cost cutting is mandatory. If you’d like to stay updated on fuel costs, go to The site shows current reserve level in the U.S. cost across America and other valuable information for drivers. Source:

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Sean Roberts was conceived in the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky by two passionate, panel aligning, third shifters who had grown bored with the same ole same ole. Upon birth, he was placed in the trunk of a new Stingray and sent off to find his destiny. That destiny included several stints on radio stations across the United States. Some played punk country gospel, while others focused on Croatian death metal played backwards. After many years and many adventures, Sean wound up on The Shark, where he does shots of tequila while playing the most badass tunes ever created by humankind. He remains humble, however, never forgetting about the lean years...the street corners and dark alleys where he played songs on his car stereo for food and sex. He's on top and he's never gonna stop LIVING THE DREAM!

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