Support for the Ride for the Constitution trucking shutdown has been waning due to the lack of credibility of its organizers and an overall lack of direction and organization.
The Truckers for Kids Poker Run gets started Saturday at Los Angeles Freightliner, 13750 Valley Blvd. in Fontana, ending at the Foundation for Kids, 2970 Myers in Riverside.
Whether the Ride for the Constitution protest has the widespread backing or the top-down organization to pull off a meaningful rally or produce any results is questionable, but have they actually considered how many trucks ...
Trucking grievances taking second stage in the Ride for the Constitution's effort, according to organizers, who have distanced themselves from a driver involved in planning. Find other updates here.
Detail/background on the trucking-related grievances in the Ride for the Constitution manifesto and further reporting on logistical elements of the effort.
"Let's make sure that the public knows there are members of the trucking industry that are informed and are a part of the political process and are not anarchist thugs."
The Doswell Truck Stop in Doswell, Va., is to serve as a rally point for convoys to the Capitol Beltway as well as into D.C., organizers report.
The Facebook page that went viral the third week of September calling for a trucking shutdown was then shut down itself under murky circumstances. Meanwhile, nontrucking promoters move toward a semblance of organization.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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