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Trucking Business Organization Websites

This is TruckersU.com’s list with links to websites of Trucking Organizations that can provide you with industry information, education and legislative connections.

Alphabetical Descriptions and Links of  Trucking Organization Websites:

         
American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA)
The American Moving and Storage Association, is the national trade association for the   professional moving industry. Based in the Washington D.C., area, AMSA’s mission is to represent the interest of the domestic and international moving and storage industry and to help the customers it serves. Website

American Truck Historical Society (ATHS)
The American Truck Historical Society was formed to preserve the history of trucks, the trucking industry, and its pioneers. Originally headquartered in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, the ATHS is an international organization, with over 21,000 members in the United States, Australia, Canada, and 20 other countries worldwide. The American Truck Historical Society headquarters is located in Kansas City, Missouri. The 30,700-square-foot building houses the Society's headquarters and the Zoe James Memorial Library and White Archives. Website

Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS)
The Association of Diesel Specialists is the worldwide diesel industry's leading trade association, dedicated to the highest level of service on diesel fuel injection and related systems. ADS has corporate and individual members in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and many other countries. Website

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) 
CVSA is an international not-for-profit organization comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Our mission is to promote commercial motor vehicle safety and security by providing leadership to enforcement, industry and policy makers. CVSA member jurisdictions are represented by various Departments of Transportation, Public Utility and Service Commissions, State Police, Highway Patrols and Ministries of Transport. Website

National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO)
NATSO is a national trade association representing travel plaza and truckstop owners and operators. NATSO represents over 1,070 travel plazas and truckstops nationwide, owned by more than 240 corporate entities, and pursues a clear mission: to advance the success of truckstop and travel plaza members. Website

NorthAmerican Transportation Association (NTA)
NTA is your resource for US DOT compliance. NTA maintains a staff of highly trained and experienced professionals from the transportation industry. NTA provides a wide range of business, safety and health products and services to transportation-related organizations, private fleets, motor carriers and independent contractors. NTA has been "Nationally Accredited for the Administration of Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs" through the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association since 2001.Website

Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA)
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is the international trade association representing the interests of independent owner-operators and professional drivers on all issues that affect truckers. The nearly 160,000 members of OOIDA are men and women in all 50 states and Canada who collectively own and/or operate more than 240,000 individual heavy-duty trucks and small truck fleets. Website

REAL Women in Trucking
REAL Women in Trucking, Inc is a 501 (c) 6 trade association that was formed by seasoned female commercial motor vehicle drivers. This grassroots, driver led organization provides information and resources for fellow drivers, prospective CDL students, trucking executives and the non-trucking community who remain ill-informed on how truck drivers are prepared for the open highway. Website

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
SAE International has more than 121,000 members - engineers, business executives, educators, and students from more than 97 countries - who         share information and exchange ideas for advancing the engineering of mobility systems. SAE is your one-stop resource for standards development, events, and technical information and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space. Website

Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC)
The purpose of the Technology & Maintenance Council is to improve transport equipment, its maintenance and maintenance management. The Council develops Recommended Engineering and Maintenance Practices that are voluntarily adopted by fleets, OEMs and component suppliers. The Council also conducts industry surveys and promotes the voluntary cooperation among designers and manufacturers of transport equipment and those who specify, purchase, and manage such equipment. The Technology & Maintenance Council supports the ATA Technology & Engineering Policy Committee with research, analysis and policy development. Website

Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB)
TRIB is a non-profit, member-supported industry association with hundreds of members in North America and in many countries around the globe. Our goal is to provide the motoring public (both in the private and public sectors) with the most up-to-date information about the economic and environmental benefits of tire retreading and tire repairing. Website

Trucker Buddy International
Trucker Buddy International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping educate and mentor schoolchildren via a pen pal relationship between professional truck drivers and children in grades 2-8. Trucker Buddy matches classes of students with professional truck drivers. Every week drivers share news about their travels with their class. Once a month, students write letters to their drivers. Students' skills in reading, writing, geography, mathematics, social studies, and history are enhanced and learning is fun. Since 1992, Trucker Buddy has helped educate over a million schoolchildren and introduced them to caring, compassionate men and women, professional truck drivers.Website

Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) 
TWNA's main goals include improving communications within our industry, and ensuring that the industry is portrayed in a balanced, accurate manner in the mass media. Website

United Safety Alliance (Ol'Blue, USA®)
A 501 (c) 3 Non-profit organization dedicated to improving relations and communications between the commercial drivers, law enforcement and the motoring public through community outreach and education programs along with educating the nation about highway safety. Website

Used Truck Association (UTA)
The Used Truck Association is an impartial organization comprised of used truck professionals and associated businesses committed to    strengthening the used truck industry. Website

Western Truck Alliance
Western Truck Allinance can help you as an Owner-operator or small to large fleet owner stay informed on state and federal regulations. The organization offers a pro-active legislative agenda, full time political lobbying with expanded legislative support and transportation counseling.Mr. Rajkovacz’s unique background spans 35 years of trucking involvement and includes 29 years as both a driver and owner-operator. He has extensive experience working with many government agencies and non-governmental organizations such as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), California Air Resources Board (CARB), US EPA, and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). Website

Women in Trucking (WIT)
Women In Trucking was established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. The organization is an active group that finds opportunities to promote the accomplishments of women in the industry. This organization has been created for you, both men and women, who are either involved in the industry, or have a career interest in being a part of one of the largest networks of professionals in North America.Website