Human trafficking, or the illegal movement of people, often for sex or labor, is a $32 billion industry that often goes undetected. Unfortunately, truck stops remain a frequent location of trafficking crimes. While truck stops are not naturally hives of crime, they are, unfortunately, convenient and central locations for traffickers to move throughout the United States.
Click here to view a guide about the connection between the trucking industry and human trafficking. It includes information about why human trafficking is prevalent in trucking, how are people victimized, and the signs all of us can look out for.