Dealerships expand awareness in combating human trafficking.

The trucking and bus industries are the eyes and ears of the highways, roadways and communities. As this mobile army is in a critical position to recognize and report human trafficking, the dealerships who sell or lease parts and equipment to the transportation industry have a unique role to play in leveraging their networks to educate and influence others.

Beyond their customers, dealerships are committed to the well-being of the communities in which they operate. Through educating their employees about human trafficking and using their distribution points to equip their customers and industry partners, dealerships play an important role in the fight against human trafficking.


people trained on how to recognize and report human trafficking.

TAT partners with dealerships to create distribution hubs that spread awareness about human trafficking to their customers in the transportation industry.

Train employees with TAT’s resources.

TAT shares its training resources – including videos, wallet cards, an app, toolkit, window decals, etc. – with dealerships free of charge.

Distribute TAT materials at your locations.

Hang posters and share TAT wallet cards or brochures with customers and drivers in all brick-and-mortar locations.

Spread awareness within your networks about human trafficking.

There are many ways dealerships can use their influence, including through industry events, customer communications and internal or external publications.

Check out TAT’s Business Engagement Toolkit, created in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, for guidance.

Contact TAT to get started.

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Bridgestone receiving TAT Champion Award from Esther Goetsch

TAT in Action

Bridgestone Americas has trained over 21,000 employees on how to recognize and report human trafficking, adopted an internal anti-trafficking-in-persons policy and leveraged its extensive networks to raise awareness in the transportation industry about human trafficking throughout North America. TAT co-hosted an event with the company at Bridgestone Americas’ corporate headquarters in Nashville to strengthen local public-private partnerships to prevent and disrupt human trafficking.

Bridgestone Americas’ partnership with TAT aligns with the Bridgestone E8 Commitment, showcasing eight abiding Bridgestone Americas values that drive the company’s personal commitment toward advancing a sustainable society. In 2023, TAT awarded Bridgestone with the TAT Champion Award in the Organization category.

Get your dealership involved today!

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