If you were cursing downtown Toronto's traffic today, you may have over 300 dump trucks to blame.*\nThe trucks flooded into the centre of the 6ix to protest changes to dump truck regulations and they definitely got plenty of people's attention.\nEditor's Choice: Canada's Quarantine Rules May Get Stricter & Officials Are Preparing To Crack Down\n\nAt 10 a.m. this morning, Toronto police tweeted a warning about the protest and said the route would create a "traffic disruption."\nProtest back on the #Gardiner and this time it's loud #Toronto Doesn't look like the Farmer's Protest. Maybe Ontario Dump Truck Association... pic.twitter.com/DNEYoktK9b— Joanne Lawrence (@to_jlawrence) December 30, 2020\n\nNot only did the trucks take over the streets, but their loud honks grabbed plenty of attention as well.\nDoes clogging up the Gardiner actually improve public support? It’s a nuisance to listen to but more importantly is a safety hazard for other drivers (and a huge pollutant) @TPSOperations @311Toronto @fordnation #toronto #protest #gridlock pic.twitter.com/v3D5F9arEi— Morgan McDonald (@morganleigh_) December 30, 2020\n\n\nThis isn't the first time this has happened — the dump trucks also made headlines when they paraded on December 10. \n\nWtf going on outside my place ????Posted by Childs Janine on Wednesday, December 30, 2020\nThe truck drivers are protesting changes to the Safe, Productive, Infrastructure-Friendly legislation, which says some dump-truck drivers need to pay up to $40,000 to retrofit older vehicles.*\n#DontDumpOnUsHuge Ontario Dump Truck Association protest getting ready to head over to Queen's Park this morning over SPIF regulations and the lack of consultations with dump truck drivers! pic.twitter.com/GrbinlgY8L— Jaskaran Singh Sandhu (@JaskaranSandhu_) December 10, 2020\n\n\nThe legislation takes effect on January 1, 2021.\nDump trucks protest downtown Toronto @blogTO #lockdownprotest pic.twitter.com/arHJ0DZCWf— Jemelyn dela Cruz (@JemelynCruz) December 30, 2020\n\n \n*Editor's note: This article has been updated.