A crowd watches during the Illini State Pullers event at the 2016 McHenry County Fair in Woodstock, Ill. The thick black smoke from the modified engines at the event is also showing up on the nation’s roads, when drivers known as coal rollers, alter their diesel trucks so they spew thick black smoke in a show of defiance.
A crowd watches during the Illini State Pullers event at the 2016 McHenry County Fair in Woodstock, Ill. The thick black smoke from the modified engines at the event is also showing up on the nation’s roads, when drivers known as coal rollers, alter their diesel trucks so they spew thick black smoke in a show of defiance. David Kasnic The New York Times
A crowd watches during the Illini State Pullers event at the 2016 McHenry County Fair in Woodstock, Ill. The thick black smoke from the modified engines at the event is also showing up on the nation’s roads, when drivers known as coal rollers, alter their diesel trucks so they spew thick black smoke in a show of defiance. David Kasnic The New York Times

Coal rollers aren’t just being jerks – they’re breaking the law

August 13, 2018 05:00 AM