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N.Y. truckers plan protest convoy

New York truckers plan a June 19 rally at the state’s capitol to protest the state’s ton- mile tax and other state issues hurting the industry.

Charles Claburn of Hudson Falls started Truckers and Citizens United of New York four months ago after parking his truck. The owner-operator had been leased to Wal-Mart, but diesel and other burdensome business costs motivated him to put his efforts into trying to improve the state’s business climate for owner-operators.

Following a couple of meetings with state representatives over the problems, he is organizing a convoy of truckers and other motorists to bring attention to issues affecting the industry. Albany police and capitol officials have given them permission for the convoy and to host a speakers rally in front of the capitol.  More from



June 17, 2008 - Posted by | trucking | , ,

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