Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Quick Grist

As of May 30, average gas prices were $3.96 in the United States, $8.31 in Britain, $9.66 in France, and $11.49 in Germany. It takes $1000 to fill up a diesel 18-wheeler in the USA.

Hell Nay! We Won't Pay! | Grist | News | 11 Jun 2008
Truck drivers and transportation operators have threatened to strike, gone on strike, or are still striking in Britain, France, Hong Kong, India, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, and Thailand. In some places truckers have quit the roads altogether, while others are driving at a crawl and snarling traffic.
I have been wondering when our truckers were going to strike. It may be time for a convoy.

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