54.3 billion gallons of fuel consumed by those trucks used for business purposes in 2015
- 38.8 billion gallons of diesel fuel
- 15.5 billion gallons of gasoline
- The trucking industry spent $105.2 billion buying diesel fuel in 2015 and is on pace to spend $89.7 billion in 2016.
- Diesel fuel is often the second highest expense for motor carriers after labor and can be as much as 20% of total operating costs.