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Trucking Strike #124980

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 27, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Jessup, Maryland: Charles Thomas) Threat of nationwide strike by truckers featured; details given of impact of rising prices of fuel, tolls, etc. on industry. [On CB radio, TRUCKER - says a lot of people will go out of business.] [Truck driver Bob MURPHY - comments.] Fierce competition noted keeping trucking rates down. [Industry analyst Jay TAYLOR - comments.] [Trucker Billie Joe WRIGHT - says his job has been eliminated.] [On WLW Radio, Dale SOMMERS - talks for truckers.] [Representative Douglas APPLEGATE - calls for reregulation.] Threat to smaller and independent trucking companies reiterated.

Simpson, Carole;
Thomas, Charles

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