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FMCSA shuts down S.C.-based small fleet, owner-operator

| December 31, 2013

Three separate out-of-service orders were issued to two companies and one driver declared imminent hazards to public safety.

Trucker protest paled compared to one in late ’60s

| October 17, 2013

"Having been thru all of the trucker shutdowns of the past nearly fifty years this one falling on its face came as no surprise."

Publicity of shutdown attempt says a lot about the evolution of news

| October 15, 2013

The Ride for the Constitution fiasco of last weekend brings to mind the quote often associated with war reporting: "The first casualty when war comes is truth." That’s  California Sen. Hiram W. Johnson, addressing the ...

Convoy, shutdown effort dubbed ‘bust’ by national press

| October 11, 2013

The Ride for the Constitution protest — part of a supposed nationwide trucking strike— was deemed a bust, having little effect on traffic or attention garnering from those on Capitol Hill, reports say.

Ride for the Constitution rolls, reports say 30 show up to convoy

| October 11, 2013

As the Ride for the Constitution effort got rolling October 11, reports of some participation in its plan to clog the beltway began trickling out.

Readers react to the Ride for the Constitution

| October 10, 2013

Reader reactions for and against the Ride for the Constitution, slated to run Oct. 11-13. Our poll on participation in the action continues to show support falling but still at significant levels.

Support for trucking shutdown, convoy waning

| October 10, 2013

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.

Five trucking grievances part of planned protest

| October 08, 2013

Detail/background on the trucking-related grievances in the Ride for the Constitution manifesto and further reporting on logistical elements of the effort.

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