U.S Truckers Rise Up, Shut Down Major California Port

U.S. truckers shut down a major port in California, protesting new aimed at ride-sharing companies, but hurts them


  • AB-5 requires companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash to reclassify independent contractors as employees
  • The law would complicate independent truckers’ lives with higher taxes, health care insurance, and other expenses used for their operations
  • “These are independent, small businesses that choose to operate their own trucks, and now that right is taken away from them,” slammed Bill Aboudi, owner of AB Trucking. “They do pay taxes; they do have insurance — it’s their choice to do that.”


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