Truckers Against Trafficking

Government, Business, Safety

Sector-Specific Messaging Key to Fighting Human Trafficking, Committee Told

Kendis Paris Kendis Paris by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Training materials on the subject of human trafficking are most effective when tailored to specific industry sectors, said Kendis Paris, executive director of Truckers Against Trafficking.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 12, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Opinion

Opinion: Trucking Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, but the trucking industry must commit all year to continuing to address the human trafficking crisis happening in our communities from coast to coast, says Sherri Garner Brumbaugh.

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh | President and CEO, Garner Transportation Group
January 23, 2019
Government

DOT Seeks Members to Serve on Human Trafficking Committee

Woman approaching truck at truck stop Department of Homeland Security screen grab

The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking individuals to serve on a special committee that will provide information, advice and recommendations on matters relating to human trafficking and recommended best practices for state and local transportation stakeholders in combating human trafficking.

Transport Topics
August 2, 2018
Business, Safety

Truckers Against Trafficking Launches ‘Man to Man’ Awareness Campaign

Truckers Against Trafficking TruckersAgainstTraff via YouTube

A nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness about human trafficking, and amplifying industrywide efforts was launched by Truckers Against Trafficking and key partners, the group announced Feb. 21.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 21, 2018
Special Coverage, Business

Group Fighting Sex Trafficking Relies on Truckers as Watchdogs

Paris (right) by Eric Miller/Transport Topics

DALLAS — A nonprofit group fighting sex trafficking on the nation's highways issued an appeal that truckers and shippers train their employees to report suspicious activities.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 5, 2015