Battalion of bobtails slow roll on Chicago expressway for ‘Mayday’ trucker demonstration

A large group of truckers demonstrated in Chicago on Friday as part of the ‘Mayday” movement.

As part of a planned demonstration, a long line of semi trucks participated in a ‘slow roll’ in Chicago.

Local news outlet ABC 7 was on hand to capture the demonstration on video as the convoy travelled on the inbound Stevenson Expressway.

Drivers participating in the Mayday convoy decked out their trucks with signs reading “Make Trucking Great Again” and “We Are Over Regulated.”

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Posted by ABC 7 Chicago on Friday, May 1, 2020

Another major demonstration began on Friday morning in Washington D.C. when dozens of truckers parked along Capitol Avenue and blared the horns to raise awareness about low freight rates.

The protests are part of a larger group of demonstrations organized under the hashtag #mayday.