Topic Tags trucking shutdown

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.

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.

Ride spokesperson says main goal: Impeach Obama

| October 09, 2013

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.

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.

‘Truckers Ride for the Constitution’ details emerge

| October 07, 2013

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.

‘Truckers to Shut Down America’ viral meme keeps moving

| September 24, 2013

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.

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