Truckers Protest High Fuel Cost in Washington D.C.


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Horns blaring, a caravan of truck drivers arrived in Washington on Monday

Truckers and Citizens United with a caravan of about 350 trucks and vehicles circled the National Mall before traveling to RFK Stadium to park to protest high gasoline prices.

From RFK Stadium, the truckers marched and took shuttles to the Capitol, where an afternoon rally was scheduled.

Truckers are calling on Congress to stop subsidizing big oil companies, release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserves, and end exports of oil from Alaska, among other things.

The protest may be followed by other trucking groups with a work slow-down on May 5, 2008.

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