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Trooper says he's sick of "f***** truck drivers' on I-20

Frustration mounts for truckers on I-20 in Louisiana, where construction-related traffic incidents continue despite a semi-truck ban put in place last December.

The latest: Multiple drivers were ticketed after being stuck behind an overturned trailer, with one citation incident lasting 16 hours.

Trucker's perspective: Driver Trinidad Calderon argues that the problem is due to inadequate signage, not driver negligence. He suggests making signs more noticeable instead of penalizing drivers.

  • Law enforcement officers expressed exasperation, with one trooper reportedly saying, "I'm sick of these f***in' truck drivers."

Meanwhile, the Louisiana Department of Transportation (LaDOTD) is sticking to its stance that truck drivers are missing multiple signs, signaling a "lack of awareness", and has no plans to alter the signs reported KSLA News.

Enforcement continues: Officers will maintain strict enforcement of the ban as current signs remain unchanged, despite the trucks' challenges in navigating the narrowed construction zone.

An incident of this nature not only delays traffic but also results in hours of downtime for truck drivers and enforcement.

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