JACKSONVILLE,Fla. -- At the truck stops near Baldwin and U.S. 301 it was exceptionally busy. Truckers leaving Interstate 10 to buy much needed fuel or to take a break from the road.
Trey Hervey, a six year veteran, was on the way to North Carolina and needed a break.
"I'm not an Independent," said Hervey. "But I want to be."
Hervey loves to talk about the industry and its challenges, but when it came to the rolling protest in the nation's capital he had no knowledge.
"I don't know anything about it," he said.
And at this truck stop, a microcosm of a tight knit community, few trucks knew what was taking place near Washington D.C.
The rolling protest was to challenge the Obama administration and Congressional leaders over the government shutdown. It was to be a strong statement about America's frustration with its government.