TRUCKERS' ANTI-TOLL RALLY * USA: In Rhode Island
* Rhode Island - Trucking stakeholders staging anti-toll rally on Oct. 18
--- The Rhode Island Trucking Association and Natso, the national association representing travel plazas and truck stops, will be staging an informational rally and press conference at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the TravelCenters of America... The rally is in response to Rhode Island’s truck-only toll... Presenters at the rally will discuss the effects of the RhodeWorks program on local businesses and commercial truck drivers... In February, Gov. Gina Raimondo signed into law a bill that would toll only commercial vehicles to fund road and bridge repairs. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Rhode Island Trucking Association and other industry groups have been outspoken about their disapproval of the bill since it was introduced in the summer of 2015... Local residents and truckers are encouraged to attend the rally at the TravelCenters located at 849 Victory Highway in West Greenwich, R.I. ...
West Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA - Land Line - 13 Oct 2016