USDOT Recognizes Louisiana’s Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative
Louisiana’s transportation department is among the groups recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation for its anti-human trafficking efforts.
Observe & Report: Training to Combat Human Trafficking
Current domestic estimates put the number of victims of human trafficking in the hundreds of thousands. One of the locations often exploited by traffickers is truck stops, given the transient nature of the crime. To help address this, Truckers Against Trafficking regularly partners with trucking companies, commercial truck driving schools, and law enforcement agencies to train drivers to recognize potential signs of human traffickingJuly 19, 2021
Trucking Students Learn to Watch for Human Trafficking
TIFTON, Ga. — Before a commercial truck driver graduates from Southern Regional Technical College, the student must prove that they are ready to handle the demands of driving a commercial vehicle. One lesson, however, has little to do with operating a tractor-trailer, and everything to do with making the country safer for some of the most vulnerable people in the world.May 11, 2021
New ATA Panel Seeks to Strengthen Bond Between Truckers, Law Enforcement
A new panel of truckers will advise American Trucking Associations’ federation on ways to “grow and strengthen” relationships between the trucking industry and law enforcement organizations nationwide.
Florida Program Encourages Truckers to Fight Human Trafficking
Florida officials recently launched the Highway Heroes campaign, which aims to involve truck drivers in the fight to end human trafficking.October 27, 2020
UPS Leaders Share Practices to Mobilize Against Human Trafficking
Companies’ efforts to combat human trafficking should be rooted in education and the support of leadership teams, according to executives from UPS Inc.July 31, 2020
Industry Doubles Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s Call to Fight Trafficking
The transportation industry has doubled Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s call to commit to practices that help combat human trafficking.May 7, 2020
Industry Heeds Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s Call to Fight Trafficking
Industry leaders have met ahead of schedule Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s call for 100 pledges to commit to efforts that help combat human trafficking.February 27, 2020
Elaine Chao Calls for Industry Commitment to Combat Human Trafficking
WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao challenged industry leaders to commit to combating human trafficking through workforce training and by raising awareness of the issue.January 28, 2020
Trucking Recognizes Efforts on Capitol Hill to Combat Human Trafficking
Several members of Congress were honored recently by Trucking Cares Foundation for their efforts in fighting human trafficking. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.