Gas Prices and Trucking
Commuters may complain about the high gasoline prices around the nation, but they aren't the only ones suffering. The high cost of diesel fuel has lead to a record level of bankruptcies in the trucking industry. Many small and medium truck firms are losing money on every haul because they can't recoup the higher fuel costs. And industry experts believe unless the price of gas drops over the next few months, more bankruptcies are inevitable. Veta Christy of Peach State Public Radio reports.
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