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Trucker Convoy Returns to Washington Beltway in Covid Protest

  • Truckers lap Washington highway to protest Covid restrictions
  • Capitol Police recommend telework and public transportation
Demonstrators wave American flags as trucks circle the Washington Beltway during “The People’s Convoy” event in Maryland, on March 6.
Demonstrators wave American flags as trucks circle the Washington Beltway during “The People’s Convoy” event in Maryland, on March 6.Photographer: Craig Hudson/Bloomberg
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A fleet of truckers protesting the government’s response to Covid-19 and other grievances returned to the Capital Beltway on Monday, ringing Washington to draw attention to their cause.

“We are here to make the voices of the American people heard, express their deepest concerns, and effect meaningful change now,” the “People’s Convoy” said in a media statement posted on Instagram.