Red-Dyed Diesel Runs Off-Road Machinery and Equipment
Off-road diesel fuel, or ultra low sulfur dyed diesel fuel is dyed red for tax purposes. Off-road diesel fuel is used only for off-road machinery like farm tractors, backhoes, bulldozers, cranes, bobcats, marine vessels, generators and other heavy equipment. Jacobs Oil Company Inc. strictly adheres to the governmental regulations regarding off-road diesel fuel. It is illegal to use off-road diesel fuel in the fuel tank of a licensed vehicle and a farm vehicle that operates on a highway or road.