advocacy

Truckers Against Trafficking launches new campaign aimed at eliminating demand for prostitution

The new “Man to Man Campaign” asks truck drivers one question – “why don’t you purchase commercial sex?” The answers to that questions from truckers are the forefront of the campaign and will be used on TAT’s website, on social media pages and on banners at speaking engagements across the U.S.

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Coffee purchases at Pilot Flying J stops benefit American Heart Association

PFJ gives drivers five ways to donate to the campaign, which include buying a special 16-ounce cup of coffee, rounding up purchases at the register, buying a paper heart and more.

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C.R. England making food bank donation for every load delivered

At the time of delivery, each driver will designate which of 19 food banks nationwide to direct the donation. Additionally, both companies will hold fundraising events throughout the year. The public is also invited to donate to the company's One initiative.

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Sikhism at a glance: A religion transported

Outlining basic tenants of the Sikh religion, with roots in 15th-century India.

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‘Queen of the Road’ voting open

The Real Women in Trucking organization is in the midst of its second annual "Queen of the Road" awards and recognition program for women who make their living behind the wheel of heavy-duty trucks.

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Into the limelight: Sikh truckers in America

Sikhs have been a growing part of America’s professional driver force for three decades. Though there are tens of thousands in trucking, non-Sikh counterparts have little information and a lot of misconceptions about them -- the ELD protests began to change that.

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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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OOIDA’s annual Truckers for Troops care package campaign set for Nov. 13-17

Truckers for Troops raises money to pack and send care packages to military members stationed in combat zones. The program will also help veteran’s facilities on the home front, including those assisting or housing wounded, disabled or homeless service members.

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PFJ donates $125k to company helping military vets start businesses

Bunker Labs has helped veterans launch more than 360 companies since 2014, creating more than 1,700 new jobs. Of the $125,000 donated by PFJ, $25,000 will be applied directly to expanding the Bunker Labs chapter in Tennessee.

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TA-Petro raises more than $240k for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund

The annual “Band Together for SCF” campaign, along with various raffles and other events, raised a total of $241,310.58 that was donated to SCF. Since 2010, TA-Petro has raised more than $2.2 million for the fund.

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