Truckers Protest Government Shutdown - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Truckers Protest Government Shutdown

Posted: Updated:

(KCEN) --Truck drivers are taking their dislike for the government shutdown to the Capital Beltway.

The group is dubbed "Ride For The Constitution."

The truckers plan to drive the 64-mile Beltway surrounding the nation's capital in eight hour shifts until Sunday afternoon.

They organized the ride in protest of what they call "corruption" in the government.

Cops stopped four truckers driving side-by-side, slowing traffic, but say there have been no other major incidents.

Powered by WorldNow

2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.