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This Is Scary…But We Have To Talk About It

 

Today’s Veriha Blog is focusing on a major issue in our country…human trafficking. As professional truck drivers, you are the eyes and the ears of the road. You often are in places others just simply aren’t. You may know someone who has been affected or may have been affected yourself. One thing is for certain…something needs to be done. So what can you do to help? What to look for:

This Is Scary…But We Have To Talk About It

Today’s Veriha Insider is focusing on a major issue in our country…human trafficking. As professional truck drivers, you are the eyes and the ears of the road. You often are in places others just simply aren’t. You may know someone who has been affected or may have been affected yourself. One thing is for certain…something needs to be done. So what can you do to help? What to look for:

  • Minor selling commercial sex
  • You are in a parked location and you see lights flashing (this could be signaling “I’m an available buyer”)
  • You happen to hear CB chatter about “commercial company” or “someone needing to make their quota”
  • You see an unaccompanied minor or a minor who looks fearful or is under the control of anothe

What to do:

  • Make the call whether you’re sure or not. 1-888-3737-888 – 24/7 National Hotline can be completely confidential.
  • Provide any details you can; what type of vehicle, the color of the vehicle, plates, description of the occupants: how many people, race, age, etc.
  • Wherever you’re parked – let the general managers of the property know
  • Don’t try to rescue on your own – catching the individual(s) responsible can help save many other victims as well.

We want to help you fight this fight – we have placed stickers with the national hotline by the Maintenance window in Marinette and also in Milton. These stickers can be placed in the bottom corner of your tractor window. If you are unable to get to Marinette or Milton, please reach out to your Fleet Leader and we will find a way for you to have access to these resources. Additional resources, training and certification can be found at https://truckersagainsttrafficking.org

You can make an impact. You can change everything that goes on out on the road by getting involved.

We want to help you fight this fight – stickers with the national hotline to be placed in the corner of windows can be found by the Maintenance window in Marinette and also in Milton. If you are unable to reach one of these locations please reach out to your Fleet Leader and we will find a way for you to have access to these resources. You can make an impact. You can change everything that goes on out on the road by getting involved.

Additional resources, training and certification can be found at https://truckersagainsttrafficking.org


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