No, not a union strike but an independent operators sick day sort of strike.
We need them!
What is it they want?
“What I would personally like to see is our federal and state governments, until our economy recovers, suspend federal and state fuel taxes,” the 49-year-old said. “The second thing I’d like to see is an oversight committee for truck insurance, which is part of what’s taking us down.
“The average owner/operator is paying $600 to $800 a month for truck insurance. It’s based on personal credit, which means the monthly cost is going up for a lot of truckers because their credit is going down.
I’m with Scott on this one. The government is bailing out businesses in fear of a recession. Truck drivers keep things moving in this country and without them we really could talk of a recession. They’re not asking for much.
the daughter of a truck driving man who easily predicted the last recession because he is at the very heart of American business concerns.