Diesel cost here has some truckers avoiding Montana
BILLINGS (AP) - Some truckers say Montana's prices for diesel fuel are so high that they've been bypassing the state, but just how those prices compare to other states is not clear.
Montana recently ranks among the highest in the nation in the daily survey by Flying J, which checks prices at its nationwide chain of 163 truck stops, five of them in Montana. But Montana ranks far down the list in the national survey by AAA, which checks 60,000 stations, including stations in three Montana cities.
Rock Wilson, owner of Big Sky Express trucking company in Lavina, checks fuel prices every day on...