Truckers Against Trafficking

Truck stop org aims to educate industry on ways to fight human trafficking

The NATSO Foundation held a private regional coalition meeting in Texas, co-hosted with the Texas Attorney General, the Texas Trucking Association and ConocoPhillips, this week to educate truck stop operators about human trafficking and look for ways to combat the crime.

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Senate passes bill that would ban human trafficking convicts from holding CDL

The Senate also passed the Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act that would establish the position of human trafficking prevention coordinator within the U.S. DOT to coordinate trafficking prevention efforts across DOT agencies.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives $89,000 for auctioned Kenworth T680

The auction held by Ritchie Bros. in Phoenix, Ariz., resulted in the largest one-time donation in the history of Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit that aims to stop human trafficking by educating truck drivers and truck stop employees on how to watch for signs of trafficking.

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Free GATS registrations benefit trucking charities for next two weeks

For every driver who registers before July 4, GATS will donate $1 to the driver’s choice of Truckers Against Trafficking, TruckersFinalMile.Org or the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

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Custom Kenworth T680 to be auctioned this week to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

The custom truck is equipped with a 485-horsepower Paccar MX-13, an Eaton-Fuller Advantage 10-speed automatic and a 76-inch sleeper.

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Industry unites in effort on Kenworth T680 built to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

By the time the truck finally hit the production line, Inland Kenworth manager Don Blake says it felt like half the industry was behind it.

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Kenworth auctioning off custom T680 to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

The proceeds from the auction will go directly to TAT, which works to “educate, mobilize and empower” truckers and rest stop employees to look for signs of human trafficking and teach them how to respond. The truck has a retail value of $157,000, according to Kenworth.

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Truckers Against Trafficking efforts continue in expansion mode

TAT's anti-trafficking outreach effort to truckers inks a partnership with a hotline across the Southern border in Mexico, likewise bears fruit in partnerships with law enforcement agencies in the Midwest.

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Truckers Against Trafficking: Local, state partnerships extend growing effort

Truckers Against Trafficking has launched new partnerships with state and local governments, detailed in recent story that also highlights trucker and 2015 Harriet Tubman award winner Kevin Kimmel.

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Truckers Against Trafficking: The learning process continues

With the state of Ohio putting anti-human trafficking training into their CDL training standards, Wendy explores driver reactions both positive and negative.

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