TRUCK TOLL in RHODE ISLAND * USA: ... "A extortion"
* Rhode Island - US trucking industry leader calls RI tolls ‘extortion’
(Video from WPRI - Aug 30, 2016: The American Trucking Association’s president delivered a clear political threat to Gov. Gina Raimondo and her allies over the new law)
--- The head of the American Trucking Association has lobbed a new grenade at Gov. Gina Raimondo’s truck-toll law, describing it as an unacceptable effort to force his industry to underwrite the cost of repairing Rhode Island bridges... ATA President Chris Spear said, “Regardless of that outcome, we will punish those people who target our industry as rolling ATMs and make examples of them as a clear message to others who attempt to do the same” ...
Providence, RI, USA - WPRI, by Ted Nesi - August 30, 2016