Truckers gearing up for ‘Ride for the Constitution’

WTVR.com

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — How many truckers will participate in the “Ride for the Constitution” rally around the DC beltway Friday through Monday?

No one has a clue, really.

Various media outlets have reported it as a hoax, as “poorly organized” or have estimated a low turnout. Rumors about numbers, website shutdowns and National Guard blockades are flying faster than a deadheading Cat-powered Peterbilt.

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[CLICK HERE: Virginia State Police step up patrols for trucker rally]

The rally’s Facebook page has more than 140,000 likes.

We’ve seen recent rallies – like the Million Muslim March (which drew a few dozen) – fall far short of their promises.

So what could happen with this one? Truckers told us it could be a few hundred big rigs rolling, or thousands.

And what’s it about?

We went to the Doswell Truck Stop that was serving as one of the staging areas…

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