Scott Marion is the director of Motor Carrier Services for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Motor Carrier Services is a one-stop shop that educates motor carriers and helps them get the information, credentials and permits needed to start and continue trucking in Missouri. He supports TAT in his role at HELP, Inc. and works cooperatively with the Missouri Trucking Association. He presents about TAT at awareness events and at

It’s time for our next edition of Going the Extra Mile, and we are featuring professional driver, Jon Osburn! Going the Extra Mile   Jon Osburn is the driver of “The OOIDA Spirit of the American Trucker” tour truck. He makes 100+ stops across America, visiting with professional truck drivers each year coast to coast. He is an advocate for the trucking industry and is passionate about professional drivers and

Going the Extra Mile Cynthia Smith is the director of Out of Darkness Middle GA (OODMGA), an extension of Out of Darkness Atlanta. Their mission is to reach, rescue and restore all victims of commercial sexual exploitation, that the glory of God may be known. OODMGA partners with a local truck stop to conduct positive outreach with professional truck drivers, thanking them for their work moving America forward and educating

Going the Extra Mile William Brady is an owner/operator with Lodestar Transportation who supports TAT by keeping his eyes open to spot human trafficking and call it in. He goes the extra mile* by not only pulling the Freedom Drivers Project to different events around the country but also staying at the event, setting up and then working alongside TAT staff to raise awareness about human trafficking to both members

Going the Extra Mile Jesse S. works in a tire shop and works on trucks and interacts with truckers on a daily basis.  We first came into contact with Jesse when we got a handwritten note, along with a donation of all the tips he had earned at his job. This young man has such a genuine heart to fight human trafficking, and he does it in a practical and

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