Truck Protest Freezes London

High fuel prices enrage drivers
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2008 9:24 AM CDT
Truck Protest Freezes London
A trucker adjusts a placard during a fuel protest on the A40 road on May 27, 2008 in London. Hundreds of truckers are protesting today at the increasing cost of fuel.   (Getty Images)

Truck drivers came from miles around to protest high fuel prices in London today, the Daily Telegraph reports. Lining along specially-closed sections of highway, the drivers blared horns and waved signs, demanding a reduction in the government’s diesel tax. “I think soon the public will actually join us,” said one hauler. “The car drivers will start coming out soon; it’s going to snowball.” (Read more truckers stories.)

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