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Truckers Against Trafficking: Empowering Giltner’s Heroes

In our modern world, human trafficking remains a widespread and horrific issue. However, the Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) program stands out as a unique force against this crime. Let’s explore how TAT empowers Giltner drivers to become heroes on the road.

Understanding Human Trafficking

First, we need to grasp the severity of human trafficking. It involves exploiting individuals through force, fraud, or coercion for various purposes. Sadly, this global crisis affects millions, regardless of age, gender, or nationality. In fact, authorities identify cases in every US state and Canadian province annually. Moreover, experts estimate there are 50 million victims worldwide.

Truckers Against Trafficking: Uniting Road Heroes

TAT, established in 2009, aims to educate and mobilize the trucking industry against human trafficking. The program recognizes truckers’ crucial role in identifying and reporting trafficking instances. After all, their extensive presence on roads makes them ideal observers.

Education and Training

TAT focuses on educating truckers about trafficking signs. Additionally, they provide training materials and resources to help drivers identify potential victims. Consequently, truckers learn to spot red flags and respond appropriately.

Hotline Reporting

A key component of TAT is the National Human Trafficking Hotline (NHTH). This 24/7 hotline allows truckers to report suspicious activities. As a result, drivers become vital links in supporting victims. In the US, the hotline number is 1-888-373-7888.

Industry Collaboration

Furthermore, TAT actively partners with trucking companies, associations, and law enforcement. By fostering these relationships, the program creates a united front against trafficking.

Recognition and Advocacy

TAT also honors truckers who significantly impact the fight against trafficking. These road heroes serve as role models within the trucking community and beyond.

Impact and Success Stories

Since its inception, TAT has made a remarkable impact. Truckers have played a key role in identifying and reporting trafficking incidents. Consequently, they’ve helped rescue countless victims and apprehend traffickers. Their involvement has disrupted trafficking networks and supported survivors.

Success stories highlight the importance of truckers’ involvement. From spotting suspicious activities at rest areas to identifying victims during inspections, truckers have shown their commitment to making a difference.

Get Involved With Giltner

Giltner proudly supports the Truckers Against Trafficking program. We believe in the power of collaboration and individual action against human trafficking. By leveraging truckers’ unique position, TAT empowers them to become road heroes. Through education, training, and reporting mechanisms, the program offers hope in this crucial battle.

Ready to make a difference? Join Giltner and become part of this important mission. Together, we can protect the most vulnerable members of our society.

Apply Now to Join Giltner and become a hero on the road!