CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 1983
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(Studio) Independent truckers reported beginning strike protesting increase in fed. gasoline tax; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis
(Chicago, Illinois) Truckers' criticism of highway taxes examined. [Independent Truckers Association spokesperson Michael PARKHURST - wants Congress's help.] Extent of strike considered. [TRUCKERS - will shut down.] [Trucker Dennis OUTZIN - fears violence.] Violence reported so far mentioned. [Trans. Secretary Drew LEWIS - thinks taxes are equitable.] Probable financial impact of strike on truckers noted.
REPORTER: Ned Potter
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