Human Trafficking

Government, Safety

Committee Against Human Trafficking Reviews Draft of Final Report

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president of Garner Transportation Group and second vice chair of American Trucking Associations Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president of Garner Transportation Group and second vice chair of ATA, says CEOs, presidents and safety directors need to implement cultures of respect in their organizations. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking is one step closer to submitting the final version of its capstone report.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2019
Business, Safety

DOT’s Committee Against Human Trafficking Holds First Meeting

Human Trafficking Paris (left) with other committee members. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Targeted outreach efforts and training are key to reaching industry representatives who can aid in the fight against human trafficking, according to Kendis Paris, executive director of Truckers Against Trafficking.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2018
Government, Business

New Committee on Human Trafficking Includes Trucking Voice

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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has appointed 15 people, including representatives of the trucking industry, to serve as members of the new Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 15, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Thousands of Kansas Truckers Will Be Trained to Combat Human Trafficking

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Jesse Pilant tries to avoid any unsavory places while driving, but that hasn’t stopped him from seeing women and young girls going from truck to truck late at night.

Katherine Burgess | The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle
June 29, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Freight Enlists Industry Effort to Train Drivers to Combat Human Trafficking

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FedEx Freight is joining forces with Truckers Against Trafficking to train drivers to help fight human trafficking.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
January 30, 2018
Government

Senators Introduce Human Trafficking Prevention Legislation

Truckers involved in human trafficking would be disqualified for life from operating commercial motor vehicles under legislation the chairman of the freight committee in the Senate introduced this month.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2017