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Truck Drivers Block French Roads In "ecotax" Protest

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November 30, 2013 AT 1:02 PM
Several thousand truck drivers blocked roads across France on Saturday, causing severe disruption to traffic in protest against a new environmental tax on heavy goods vehicles. The protest is the latest effort to force the French government to cancel the so-called "ecotax" through which it aims to raise 1.38 billion a year to finance mostly rail infrastructure projects