Push for truck stops to help stop human trafficking

“Truckstops and their employees are uniquely positioned to recognize and help people.”

In recognition of 
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Tiffany Wlazlowski Neuman of the NATSO Foundation is urging the truckstop and travel plaza industry to continue fulfilling its commitment and responsibility to combat human trafficking.

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A challenge to the nation’s truck drivers

As we head into the New Year, I am issuing a challenge to each and every truck driver to do what they can to improve the fuel economy of the trucks they drive.

While I am always grateful to truckers who haul all the things we want and need, at this time of year when the seasonal demand for shipping is overwhelming I am even more impressed by their professionalism and devotion.

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Drugs, trucking, the law and your rights

What rights to drivers have if you’re prescribed opioids or are a recovering drug addict?

Opioid use and abuse has reached epidemic levels in our country. This crisis is far-reaching, affecting virtually all industries and geographic areas, including truck drivers. Studies have shown that fatally injured motor vehicle drivers who tested positive for prescription opioids rose from 1% in 1995 to over 7% in 2015.

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