Truckers protest new Harbour Bridge time restriction

-management blames time change on speeding

Attorney Anil Nandlall (at right) engaging frustrated truckers on Friday afternoon.

A group of sand truck drivers from the West Bank of Demerara are discontent with the sudden reinstitution of a time restriction for their use of the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB).

The group, which consists of 15 truckers, on Friday met with attorney Anil Nandlall, who has since undertaken to help them.

According to Nandlall, who spoke on their behalf, on Thursday the truckers were informed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation Rawlston Adams, that on November 30th, 2018, with immediate effect, they would only be allowed to cross the bridge between the hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

Nandlall further noted that though many attempts were made to establish from the CEO the reason for the sudden change, they were unsuccessful…..

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