Truckers Against Trafficking in the Media


The following stories are links to TAT in the news media:

October 15, 2018: “New Committee on Human Trafficking Includes Trucking Voice

October 11. 2018: “Beshear, TARC teaming up to report human trafficking in Louisville

October 10, 2018: “Truckers Against Trafficking

October 9, 2018: “Bus company trains drivers to recognize human trafficking ahead of Super Bowl

September 27, 2018: “Truckers get involved in effort to stop human trafficking

September 20, 2018: “Bus company trains every employee how to detect human trafficking

September 6, 2018: “These 3 Industries Are Cracking Down On Sex Trafficking Like Never Before

September 2018: “Building an Army

August 30, 2018: “Iowa Launches School Bus Driver Training On Human Trafficking

August 29, 2018: “Van Buren Truck Company Combats Human Trafficking Through Training

August 10, 2018: “Truckers Against Trafficking at Iowa State Fair

July 26, 2018: “Zonta Teaming Up With Truckers Against Trafficking

July 2018: “Combatting Human Trafficking Through the Bus Industry

July 1, 2018: “Everyday Heroes – Truckers Against Trafficking”

June 20, 2018: “Fox Valley Tech teaching future truck drivers how to combat human trafficking

June 14, 2018: “Montana DOJ Hosts ‘Truckers Against Trafficking’ Training

May 22, 2018: “California Trucking Association joins human trafficking fight

May 17, 2018: “Truckers Against Trafficking making a big difference in Michigan

May 6, 2018: “Insider Exclusive: Why Busing on the Lookout? Why Now?

May 1, 2018: “Truck drivers doing their part to end human trafficking

April 17, 2018: “Truckers, truck stop personnel to receive training on human trafficking

April 13, 2018: “Colorado Law Requires Human Trafficking Education for Truckers

April 5, 2018: “Truckers Against Trafficking offers stark picture of Weld County’s human trafficking challenge

March 22, 2018: “Truck drivers, companies push effort to report human trafficking

March 14, 2018: “Organization helps bus drivers spot human trafficking

March 5, 2018: “Heroes on the road and off it: truckers who help save lives

February 26, 2018: “Man to Man campaign: time to stop demand for sex trafficking

February 21, 2018: “New Man to Man Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking Demand”

February 5, 2018: “Systems Change—Big or Small?

January 29, 2018: “FedEx truck drivers fight human trafficking through new program

January 29, 2018: “FedEx to Sponsor Truckers Against Trafficking in Industry Effort to Fight Crime

January 24, 2018: “Truckers enlisted to fight human trafficking, ‘modern day slavery’

January 22, 2018: “HELP Inc Joins TAT, AG Brnovich and other Industry Partners To Combat Arizona Human Trafficking

January 19, 2018: “Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana team up to prevent human trafficking

January 17, 2018: “Truckers, attorney general partner to help victims of human trafficking

January 17, 2018: “State Police Motor Carrier Officers join forces to fight human trafficking

January 11, 2018: “Truckers Against Trafficking Empowers Truck Drivers to End Human Trafficking

January 11, 2018: “The Larson Group Peterbilt Announces Sponsoring Partnership With Truckers Against Trafficking

November 17, 2017: “Truckers, flight attendants catch human traffickers on the move

November 1, 2017: “How truckers can stop human trafficking

October 23, 2017: “ATA honors individuals, organization for work on behalf of industry

October 17, 2017: “Volvo teams with Truckers Against Trafficking to spread warning signs

September 29, 2017: “Truck drivers trained to spot, report sex trafficking to save young victims

September 20, 2017: “Sex-trafficking victim, ministry founder, signs movie deal

September 8, 2017: “Opinion: Taking Time for Truck Driver Appreciation

August 25, 2017: “Inland Kenworth wins top truck dealer award

August 14, 2017: “Truckers Against Trafficking”

June 22, 2017: “Everyday Heroes’ Kenworth auction nets $89,000 for Truckers Against Trafficking

May 15, 2017: “Prime Inc. truckers take stand against sex trafficking

April 28, 2017: “Eyes and ears’ of the highways: Truckers stand against sex trafficking

April 19, 2017: “Law hits 60,000 truckers: Anti-trafficking course required

April 14, 2017: “What Alberta truckers can learn from a U.S. sex trafficking prevention program

April 12, 2017: “Eyes of the highways: Raising a ‘trucker army’ for trafficking fight

March 28, 2017: “How truckers, hotel workers can fight sex trafficking

March 24, 2017: “Terms offensive to victims of human trafficking are harmful, advocate says

March 21, 2017: “Legislation would require trafficking prevention training for CDL holders in Arkansas

March 6, 2017: “Fighting the good fight: How the trucking industry is fighting against human trafficking

February 27, 2017: “Auction of donated truck will raise funds to fight sex trafficking

February 24, 2017: “AG Paxton teams up with truckers, El Paso law enforcement to combat human trafficking

February 18, 2017: “Lawmakers address human trafficking

February 17, 2017: “Estes launches human trafficking awareness campaign

February 9, 2017: “Industry joins to create class 8 truck to support Truckers Against Trafficking

February 7, 2017: “‘Everyday Heroes’ Kenworth T680 will be auctioned off to support Truckers Against Trafficking

February 6, 2017: “How to watch for signs of human trafficking

January 27, 2017: “Texas lawmakers unite on human trafficking

January 26, 2017: “MDOT enforcement officers continue human trafficking training

January 25, 2017: “Michigan State Police working to help fight human trafficking

January 20, 2017: “Trucker group, multi-state police agencies partnering to fight human trafficking

January 20, 2017: “ISP teaming up with officers from others states for Truckers Against Trafficking”

January 13, 2017: “UPS to train drivers to spot and report human trafficking

January 13, 2017: “Combatting human trafficking in Mississippi

January 13, 2017: “Officials: Human trafficking on the rise in Kentucky since 2013

January 12, 2017: “Mississippi Trucking Association commits to help end trafficking

January 12, 2017: “Truckers Against Trafficking to partner with UPS on education plan

January 12, 2017: “US Road Haulage Giant to Help Fight Human Slavery and Sex Trafficking

January 11, 2017: “UPS drivers trained to spot human trafficking

January 11, 2017: “Human trafficking on rise in Kentucky

January 11, 2017: “UPS Freight Partners with Truckers Against Trafficking

January 11, 2017: “Beshear: Human Trafficking One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Criminal Enterprises

January 11, 2017″ “UPS drivers to be trained on how to spot human trafficking

December 11, 2016: “Truckers Against Trafficking helps Utah truckers spot victims on the road

December 2, 2016: “Grassroots success: Truckers Against Trafficking making unique impact

October 10, 2016: “Program teaches Springfield truckers how to save victims of sex trafficking

October 10, 2016: “DU Alumnae Fighting to End Human Trafficking

October 2, 2016: “Attorney general and private organizations work to combat modern slave training

September 20, 2016: “Beshear, Truckers Against Trafficking Coalition Release Partnership Mission to Stop Human Trafficking

September 1, 2016: “Texas working with truckers in fight against human trafficking

July 29, 2016: “Exhibit on human trafficking aims to education fairgoers

July 13, 2016: “Truckers take the wheel in effort to halt sex trafficking” (NPR)

June 30, 2016: “Ohio truck drivers join the effort to prevent human trafficking

June 4, 2016: “Missouri continues work with Truckers Against Trafficking

May 16, 2016: “Boyd Bros. Transportation steps us to help end human trafficking

May 5, 2016: “Boyd Bros. hosts Freedom Drivers Project Trailer

April 12, 2016: “Truckers Against Trafficking Educates Trucking Industry on How to Recognize and Help Victims

April 8, 2016: “Kansas Partners with National Organization to Combat Sex Trafficking

April 7, 2016: “Kansas attorney general, two trucking associations partner to combat sex trafficking

April 7, 2016: “AG Schmidt announces new partnership to combat sex trafficking

April 7, 2016: “Kansas truck drivers join the fight against human trafficking

April 1, 2016: “Truckers Against Trafficking seeks to build on success

March 31, 2016: “Bridgestone works with Truckers Against Trafficking

March 27, 2016: “Texas truckers fight Human Trafficking

March 24, 2016: “Texas Truckers join the fight against Human Trafficking

February 24, 2016: “Troopers Seek Truckers Help on Human Trafficking

January 12, 2016: “On Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Collaboration with Truckers Against Trafficking and Law Enforcement Partners

December 30, 2015: “Rotary World Peace Conference brings Freedom Drivers Project and Truckers Against Trafficking of Human Trafficking Awareness Awareness Day

December 21, 2015: “How truckers are breaking the chains of sex slavery

November 18, 2015: “Truckers join drive on U.S. highways to tackle sex trafficking

October 28, 2015: “Truckers banding together to fight human trafficking

October 26, 2015: “Freedom Drivers Project Raises Awareness about Human Trafficking

October 24, 2015: “Truckers Take a Stand Against Human Trafficking

October 23, 2015: “Human Trafficking Exhibit Stops in Bismarck

October 14, 2015: “Human Trafficking mobile exhibit at Mississippi State Fair

October 2, 2015: “Ohio becomes first state to implement mandatory TAT training for CDLs

September 5, 2015: “TAT exhibit attracts interest

August 31, 2015: “Trucking hopes to stop sex trafficking with ‘Freedom’ exhibit at travel plazas

June 24, 2015: “Truckers join fight against human trafficking

May 26, 2015: “Utah Trucking Association Partners with Truckers Against Trafficking

May 22, 2015: “Get Involved: New training course, video from Truckers Against Trafficking” (Overdrive)

May 21, 2015: “Truckers Against Trafficking offers free online training” (Land Line)

April 24, 2015: “Freedom Drivers Project impacts human trafficking crisis” (AskTheTrucker.com)

April 23, 2015: “Truckers Against Trafficking receives congressional award” (Transport Topics)

April 9, 2015: “Con-way Truckload joins the fight against human trafficking

April 3, 2015: “Brad’s Beat: Highway Angel

March 10, 2015: “Truckers Against Trafficking: How drivers can take action” (AllTruckJobs.com)

March 5, 2015: “Human trafficking victim on a mission to save others

March 4, 2015: “BBC Outlook: Truck Drivers Against Sex Trafficking,” an interview of TAT’s Executive Director Kendis Paris by Outlook host Jo Fidgen (Note: the interview begins ~1:30 into the podcast)

February 11, 2015: “Walmart joins in support for Truckers Against Trafficking” (Land Line)

February 9, 2015: “Michigan State Police join forced with Truckers Against Trafficking” (Land Line)

February 5, 2015: “Michigan State Police partnering with truckers to fight human trafficking

January 23, 2015: Virginia Trucking Association Partners with Truckers Against Trafficking

January 13, 2015: “Iowa Department of Transportation enlists truck drivers against human trafficking

January 12, 2015: “Sex Trafficking: Practice growing problem in state

November 21, 2014: “Truckers Against Trafficking group drives home message

September 17, 2014: “Truckers Against Trafficking ‘mobile museum’ at UT September 18-19

August 27, 2014: http://perrymandera1.wordpress.com/tag/truckers-against-trafficking-tat/ 

August 22, 2014: “Traveling Trailer Exhibit Highlights Sex Trafficking” (Overdrive)

August 22, 2014: “TAT Debuts New Freedom Drivers Project Educational Trailer at GATS” (The Trucker)

August 12, 2014: “TAT to Debut Freedom Drivers Project at GATS” (Land Line)

August 7, 2014: Florida Trucking Association Partners with TAT http://fltrucking.org/about-us/combatting-human-trafficking/

July 9, 2014: “Truckers Against Trafficking Law Enforcement Briefing Held by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s Crime Victims Council”

June 24, 2014: “Truckers Against Trafficking: FBI has another ally in fight against child sex trafficking” 

June 16, 2014: “Truck Drivers Take to the Road to End Human Trafficking”

June 12, 2014: “National Minority Trucking Association to Host Nationwide Seminar Series for Minority Trucking Members”

May 22, 2014: “TAT, WIT to start program to combat human trafficking

March 3, 2014: “Driver Makes Truckers Against Trafficking Message His Own

January 29, 2014- “I-Team: Sex Trafficking Concerns Surround Super Bowl Sunday” (a story by NBC News New York featuring an interview with Trucker Against Trafficking Bill Brady)

January 24, 2014- “Montana Bull Haulers Goes Mountain Climbing for Truckers Against Trafficking

December 10, 2013- “Love’s Travel Stops Partners with Truckers Against Trafficking

November 19, 2013- “Trucker Plans Climb of a Lifetime to Raise Money for Truckers Against Trafficking

July 30, 2013- “Colorado Truck Drivers Keeping Eyes Out for Human Trafficking

July 16, 2013- “South Dakota Adopts the Truckers Against Trafficking Program

January 9, 2013: “What Can You do to Fight Human Sex Trafficking?

January 8, 2013: “TravelCenters of America Continues Support of Truckers Against Trafficking Through Education Efforts on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

October 26, 2012- “Calling All Truckers: ATA Joins Fight Against Sex Trafficking

October 19, 2012: “Eyes, Ears of the Road: Truckers Train to Tackle Human Trafficking

June 23, 2012- “Truckers Hit the Road to Combat Sex Trade” (CBN report about TAT)

June 12, 2012- “Human-Trafficking Hotline Calls Show ‘Groundswell of Interest’ ” (TAT mentioned in Washington Times)

May 15, 2012- “Truckers Band Together to Fight Human Trafficking” (video, TAT efforts featured on Fox National News)

April 11, 2012- “Minnesota Truckers Join Effort to Stop Human Trafficking

February 27, 2012- “Truckers Against Trafficking Receives Congressional Recognition Award” (LandLine magazine)

February 23, 2012- “Truckers Asked to Help Stop Sex Trafficking

February 23, 2012- “Truckers Against Trafficking Campaign Launched

February 22, 2012- “Truckers Asked to Help Stop Sex Trafficking

February 22, 2012- “ORU Students Address Human Trafficking in Branding & Promotions Class

January 31, 2012- “Truckers Mobilize Against Child Trafficking” (video featuring TAT Executive Director Kendis Paris and article, 7NEWS Denver)

January 31, 2012: “Truckers Unite Against Human Trafficking” (video featuring interview is TAT Executive Director Kendis Paris and article, 9NEWS Denver)

November 7, 2011- “Truckers: Help Fight Sex-Slavery

September 2011- “ATA Joins with National Organization to Combat Human Trafficking

April 2011- “An In-Depth Look at the Growth of Human Trafficking and What Truckers Can Do to Thwart It” (RPM for Truckers, pg 25)

March 2011- “FBI Issues Plea to Truckers

March 28, 2011- “Anti-trafficking Group to Visit Truck Show” (Overdrive magazine)

March 24, 2011- “Truckers Aim to Stop Sex Trafficking in Oklahoma” (video & article)

January 13, 2011- “Human Trafficking 101 Training Available on Demand

October 26, 2010- “Truckers Take on Human Trafficking

October 1, 2010- “Truckers Against Trafficking

April 18, 2010: “Truckers Against Sex Trafficking: ‘You Can Be Hereos’ ” (Forth magazine)

April 4, 2010- “Around the Bend: Truckers Once Again Prove They’re Heroes by Taking Up Human Trafficking Cause

February 2010- “Human Trafficking- Truckers Call to Action” (podcast, featuring Kylla Leeburg on Truth About Trucking radio show)

January 29, 2010- “Truckers Fighting Against Human Trafficking

May 2009 – “Truckers Against Trafficking” (Women in Trucking newsletter; page 4)

March 27, 2009- “Truckers Asked to Combat Human Trafficking

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