Soaring cost of diesel weighs heavily on businesses with big rigs

Businesses that rely on big rigs are really feeling the increase in diesel fuel prices.

Some of these companies are preparing to make some drastic decisions. They really have no choice with how fast these prices are rising.

NewsChannel 13 visited Saratoga Eagle on Tuesday. They are a beverage distributor.

They have 65 vehicles out, making deliveries to businesses across 22 counties.

Within the past year, the price of diesel has gone up more than $2. That means it’s now costing more than $300 to fill up each truck.

Learn how the company is thinking about how to scale back on fuel usage by watching the video of Subrina Dhammi’s story.