Topics: The Role of Truckstops in Combating Human Trafficking

NATSO Foundation Invites Travel Plazas to Anti-Human Trafficking Event in New Mexico

The NATSO Foundation is inviting truckstops and travel plazas to an anti-human trafficking coalition meeting in Carlsbad, New Mexico, on May 24. More

NATSO Foundation Invites Travel Plazas to Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting in Illinois

The NATSO Foundation is inviting truckstops and travel plazas to an anti-human trafficking coalition meeting in Bloomington, Illinois, on Nov. 2. The half-day meeting will include representatives of the Illinois Trucking Association, Illinois State Police and Truckers Against Trafficking is aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state. Panels will delve into local trends, case studies and victim-centered approaches to responding to suspected incidents of human trafficking. More

NATSO Invites Travel Plazas, Truckstops to Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting in Idaho

The NATSO Foundation is inviting truckstops and travel plazas to an ant-human trafficking coalition meeting in Boise, Idaho, on Oct. 7. The half-day meeting will include representatives of the Canyon County Sheriff's Office, the Idaho Trucking Association, Idaho State Police, Idaho Transportation Department and Truckers Against Trafficking and is aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state. Panels will delve into local trends, case studies and victim-centered approaches to responding to suspected incidents of human trafficking. More

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

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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NATSO Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Human Trafficking

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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

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