Truckers Head to DC

Updated 6 years ago

More than a dozen Maine truckers are on their way to Washington, DC, to protest the high price of diesel fuel.

The truckers will join a national demonstration on Monday.

Maine Congressman Tom Allen hitched a ride with one of the Maine truckers…he plans to take part in the protest.

The maine truckers say diesel prices as high as $4.48 a gallon are crushing the state’s forest products industry.

Allen says he’s also frustrated by the situation that he says has allowed &quot:big oil&quot: to generate record profits while hardworking truckers suffer.


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