Topics: Human Trafficking

Senate Commerce Committee Advances Safety Title of Highway Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) unanimously advanced its “Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021” in May. More

#WearBlueDay January 11: Spread Awareness About the Fight Against Human Trafficking

#WearBlueDay January 11: Spread Awareness About the Fight Against Human Trafficking

As an industry our efforts to combat human trafficking take place year-round. But January is a dedicated time to raise human trafficking awareness. During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the NATSO Foundation encourages truckstops and travel plazas nationwide to renew their commitment to our longstanding anti-human trafficking initiative. 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

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

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

NATSO Foundation Invites Truckstops to Michigan Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting

The NATSO Foundation is inviting NATSO members to join the Office of the Michigan Attorney General, the Michigan Trucking Association, Michigan State Police, Michigan Department of Transportation and Truckers Against Trafficking May 30 for a regional meeting in Lansing, MI., aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state. More

U.S. DOT Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking Reviews Final Draft Report

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking held its third and final public hearing on May 16 to review its draft report “Combating Human Trafficking in the Transportation Sector.” More

New York Times Letter Highlights Truckstop Industry Role in Combating Human Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking underscored the critical role that truckstops and travel centers play in the fight against human trafficking in a recent Letter to the Editor published in the New York Times. More

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