Truckers gather on Houston roadway to protest low rates

A group of truck drivers came together in Houston on Monday afternoon to protest for fair pay.

On Monday afternoon, a group of truckers took to Houston’s southbound East Loop to protest.

Local news outlet ABC 13 reports that the drivers are displaying a large sign that reads “We are the resistance. Honest prices on loads. Fair fees from insurance companies. Broker regulations.”

BREAKING: Houston police are trying to move the 18-wheelers to the intersection of Interstate 10 and Federal.

Posted by Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle on Monday, April 20, 2020

Houston Police have shut down a portion of 610 at McCarty for the protest, which has caused a large traffic backup.

You can view Facebook Live video from the protest below.

Posted by Christopher Rodriguez on Monday, April 20, 2020

This is a developing story.