Groups Today: The Fight Against Human Trafficking

The Fight Against Human Trafficking 
Groups Today
Sarah Suydam
May 13, 2019

The American Bus Association (ABA), along with Truckers Against Trafficking's Busing on the Lookout program, is sharing resources and ways for you to make a difference while on the road.

"Human trafficking is a disgrace on American roadways that needs to be eradicated," said Peter Pantuso, CTIS, ABA president and CEO.

ABA is promoting awareness of this violation of human rights by educating motorcoach companies on how to spot and report any suspicious activity.

"Everyone should be educated on what to look for—whether you are a school bus driver, scheduled service or charter driver, destination or attraction employee—because the victims of human trafficking are often being forced to hide in plain sight," said Pantuso."We can make a difference in helping those most vulnerable."

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.

Contact

Melanie Hinton, Director of Communications & Media Relations, ABA
Office: (202) 218-7220
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