Truckers Protest Fuel Prices

List of demands includes end to oil-company subsidies
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2008 4:10 PM CDT
Truckers place their hands over their hearts as they listen to the National Anthem at Gables Truck Stop in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday April 26, 2008, during a protest rally against the high price of fuel....   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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(Newser) – Truckers led a convoy of vehicles around the National Mall today in Washington to protest high fuel prices, the AP reports. Drivers from the group Truckers and Citizens United converged on DC for an afternoon rally to try to influence Congress to end oil-company subsidies, supplement supply with oil from the strategic reserves, and end Alaskan petroleum exports.