DAYTONA BEACH SHORES – Government and hospitality leaders met on Thursday to assess the aftermath of a Labor Day weekend disrupted for visitors and residents alike by thousands of rumbling, oversized, smoke-billowing vehicles in town for the Daytona Truck Meet.

“It makes my heart sick,” said County Council member Billie Wheeler, among those who addressed a board of directors meeting of the Lodging & Hospitality Association at the Residence Inn By Marriott in Daytona Beach Shores….. MORE /AT https://www.news-journalonline.com/story/news/traffic/2020/09/11/daytona-truck-meet-a-speedway-event-gets-criticism-volusia-leaders-hotels-for-labor-day-timing/5756453002/?a=a&utm_source=news-journalonline-Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily_briefing&utm_term=hero

Wheeler recounted receiving non-stop phone calls, emails and text messages throughout the weekend from residents reporting noise issues, “burn-outs” in residential neighborhoods and other complaints tied to the event.

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