U.S. truck convoy arrives, slowing traffic on Beltway near Washington, DC

American truck drivers and other drivers who call themselves “the fleet of people” are slowing traffic for them on Sunday. Drive the Capital BeltwayHighway surrounding Washington DC

what’s happening: This group emulates the “Freedom Convoy” that saw a truck driver in Canada. Block the streets of Ottawa for a few weeks He protested the health restrictions of COVID-19 and blocked several US-Canada borders.

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News promotion: American convoy Leaving Southern California last week And we are on that road all over the country.

  • The group spent Saturday night stationed in Hagerstown, Maryland, about 73 miles from the US capital.

The convoy is made up of hundreds of people Trucks, cars, RVs over 2 miles long Reuters..

  • The convoy has delayed traffic, but has not yet stagnated, according to Reuters.

  • The convoy will orbit the Beltway twice before returning to Hagerstown. Post to Facebook page..

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