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Sapp Bros. Cashier Intervenes in Suspected Human Trafficking

Sapp Bros. Cashier Intervenes in Suspected Human Trafficking

When Jessica Chapman, a cashier at Sapp Bros., in Junction City, Kansas, noticed a woman who seemed distressed, she drew on her human trafficking awareness training and caught the woman’s eye to ask if she was alright. The woman approached Chapman and acknowledged that she wasn’t;  but the man taking advantage of her was inside the store, so Chapman quietly jumped into action to help. More

Secretary Chao Encourages Transportation Leaders to Continue Fight Against Human Trafficking

Secretary Chao Encourages Transportation Leaders to Continue Fight Against Human Trafficking

“The transportation sector is uniquely positioned to help fight human trafficking, and the department has launched numerous initiatives to help train transportation workers to detect and prevent it.” More

NATSO Members Invited to Help Fight Human Trafficking in Alabama

The NATSO Foundation will join the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, the Alabama Motor Truck Association and Truckers Against Trafficking October 22 in sponsoring a virtual coalition meeting aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state. More

Combating Human Trafficking Amid COVID-19

Combating Human Trafficking Amid COVID-19

The United States recently warned that instability sparked by the global COVID-19 pandemic has opened the door to increased human trafficking. This report serves as a reminder that human trafficking is still happening, and that our industry represents a key stakeholder in the fight against this crime. More

NATSO Foundation Helps Pennsylvania Fight Human Trafficking

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Combat Human Trafficking in 2020

January marks National Human Trafficking Awareness month. It serves as a reminder to all businesses and individuals to not only mobilize in the fight against human trafficking but to effect change all year long. More

NATSO Foundation Invites Travel Centers to Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting in Washington State

The NATSO Foundation will join the Washington Attorney General, the Washington State Patrol, Washington Trucking Association and Truckers Against Trafficking Nov. 19 in hosting a regional meeting in Spokane, Washington, aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state. More

NATSO Foundation Invites Truckstops to New Jersey Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting

The NATSO Foundation is inviting NATSO members to join the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the New Jersey Office of Criminal Justice, New Jersey Motor Truck Association, and Truckers Against Trafficking Sept. 26 for a regional meeting in Union, N.J., aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking.  More

DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking Releases Final Report

DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking Releases Final Report

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a final rule that permanently bans drivers convicted of human trafficking from operating a commercial motor vehicle.. More

NATSO Foundation Invites Truckstops to Mid-Atlantic Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting

NATSO Foundation Invites Truckstops to Mid-Atlantic Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting

The NATSO Foundation is inviting NATSO members to join the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the Office of the Maryland Attorney General, the Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland Motor Truck Association, and Truckers Against Trafficking August 1 for a regional meeting in Hanover, Md., aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the Mid-Atlantic region. More

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