Enforce Coal Truck Weight Limits Rally
March 1, 2002 Charleston, WV
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Photos by Vivian Stockman
Coal trucks driven by non-union drivers circled the state capitol grounds, horns blaring, but the cheer of the crowd inside, standing in front of the Governors office, overpowered the trucks horns. The Governor did not appear to answer the crowd's question:
Whose side are you
During the Friday gathering for
enforcement of coal truck weight limits, Delegate Caputo
recognized Ruth Cooper for her courage. Her daughter and
grandkids were killed by an overweight coal truck.
Delegate Mike Caputo addresses an
appreciative crowd of coalfield residents, UMWA members and
WV Coal Association president Bill Raney wasnt thrilled to be found in a House cubicle. Coalfield residents cornered
The media throngs around Delegate Caputo, one of several House
In the hallowed halls.
Just say, "No!" to Over weight Coal Trucks!