Texas Working With Truckers in Fight Against Human Trafficking

SAN ANTONIO — As Texas continues to ramp up its efforts to combat human trafficking, truck drivers will be an integral part in detecting suspicious activity, Attorney General Ken Paxton said Thursday as he highlighted the partnership between the state and a pair of trucking associations.

Speaking outside of San Antonio’s Public Safety Headquarters about the the state's collaboration with Truckers Against Trafficking and the Texas Trucking Association, Paxton noted that the approach will allow for more eyes across the state to look for possible trafficking.

“Human trafficking is modern-day slavery,” Paxton said. “My office has made it a priority to combat human trafficking.”

To read more: https://www.texastribune.org/2016/09/01/state-looks-truckers-combat-human-trafficking/