Truck Associations and Descriptions
Alliance of consumer, health & safety
groups and insurance companies & agents
advocating laws, policies, and programs
that save lives and reduce injuries.
Nonprofit committed to enhancing safety
and security through motor vehicle
administration and law enforcement.
Advocates transportation-related policies
and provides technical services to support
states in efforts to efficiently and safely
move people and goods.
Not-for-profit providing travel, automotive,
and financial services to members.
Nonprofit serving as voice of
transportation community and promoting
safe, uncongested highways, and enhanced
freedom of mobility.
Trade association advocating government
regulations and policies which enable
members to provide quality service at
compensatory prices and a well informed
public regarding value of professional
moving and storage services.
A federation whose primary goal is to
aggressively grow and protect
transportation infrastructure investment to
meet the public and business demand for
safe and efficient travel.
Professional organization that facilitates
education and certification in fields of
transportation, logistics, and supply chain
Promotes and enhances roadway safety
industry through charitable giving and
public awareness programs.
Not-for-profit formed to preserve history of
trucks, the trucking industry, and its
National image and advocacy organization
for US trucking industry. (*State trucking
associations are found in table below)
Worldwide diesel industry's leading trade
association dedicated to highest level of
service on diesel fuel injection and related
Diverse group of international trading
partners providing value to members
through education, knowledge sharing, and
consultation with government agencies.
Not-for-profit association formed to provide
products and services to owner-operators.
Provides an open forum where members
cooperate in developing and promoting
solutions that enhance prosperity of
Promotes significance of Brockway
companies by preserving history and
increasing cultural awareness by developing
a museum and through events.
Non-profit that works to develop advanced
transportation technologies and foster
companies that will help clean air, lessen
foreign oil dependence, reduce global
warming, and create jobs.
Not-for-profit established to promote an
environment free of commercial vehicle
accidents and incidents.
Association for individuals involved in
supply chain management. Provides
educational, career development, and
International non-profit, educational
organization promoting safe transportation
of hazardous materials and dangerous
Fosters international trade by strengthening
role of local, regional, national associations
throughout US, Mexico, Canada that have
an international mission.
Serves aftermarket distributors and
manufacturers of parts and services for
commercial vehicles in North America.
International educational and scientific
association of transportation professionals
responsible for meeting mobility and safety
Independent, nonprofit, scientific and
educational organization dedicated to
reducing losses from crashes on nation's
Trade association representing combined
interests of intermodal freight industry.
Global association of forwarders and
movers committed to providing customers
with highest level of service available.
Known as champion of freight drivers and
warehouse workers but has organized
workers in virtually every occupation
throughout US, Canada, Puerto Rico.
Non-profit, international, professional
society composed of individuals organized
to enhance art and science of logistics
technology, education, management.
Non-profit dedicated to increasing highway
safety through safer truck travel.
Represents and services members in 15
states that are trucking companies and
companies that operate trucks as part of
Non-profit trade association for mobile air
conditioning, heating and engine cooling
system segment of automotive aftermarket.
Not-for-profit, individual membership
professional society serving members who
Supports needs of independent contractor
small-business owners in trucking industry.
National trade association representing
travel plaza and truckstop owners and
National trade association representing the
biodiesel industry in the US. Biodiesel is a
domestic, renewable fuel for diesel engines
derived from natural oils like soybean oil.
Non-profit membership dedicated to
uniformity of traffic laws and regulations
through timely dissemination of
information and model legislation on traffic
Nonprofit dedicated to advancing interests
of its member motor carriers.
Membership organization that defends
driving freedoms such as reasonable speed
limits, better driver training, fair
enforcement practices, and privacy
Devoted to interests of private corporate
trucking fleet industry.
Nonprofit, nongovernmental, international,
public service and membership
organization educating and influencing
people to protect life and promote health.
Provides education and advocacy for
shippers and carriers. Members are
decision-makers involving strategic
transportation and logistics activities.
Nonprofit supporting public education,
sleep-related research, and advocacy related
to sleep deprivation, sleep disorders. See
Represents tank truck industry before
Congress and various Federal agencies.
A national association focusing on
independent semi-trailer dealers to provide
a central information source and liaison
between the many segments of the trailer
Represents companies that manufacture,
distribute, install, buy, sell and repair
commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck
equipment, trailers and accessories. Also
buyers of work trucks and major
commercial truck chassis manufacturers.
National trade organization that services
owner operators, independent contract
drivers, motor carriers.
Dedicated to traffic safety in workplace and
reducing traffic-related deaths and injuries
by developing safety policies, workplace
informational and training programs, safety
campaigns, corporate community activities.
Professional development organization for
transportation industry offering certification
and training courses in North America for
truck, bus, transit fleet professionals.
Non-profit dedicated to educating nation on
highway safety and improving relations
between law enforcement, commercial
drivers, motoring public.
International trade association representing
interests of independent owner-operators
and professional drivers on issues that affect
Nation's foremost advocate of optimum
standards and professionalism for entry-
level truck driver training.
Nonprofit and America's premier source of
free and confidential small business advice.
International membership that shares
information and exchanges ideas for
advancing engineering of mobility systems.
Committed to providing unique information
and any other lawful activities members
need to safely, legally and profitably
transport, lift and erect oversize and
Non profit organization that benefits the
National Kidney Foundation and improving
the public image of the trucking industry.
Nonprofit promoting transportation policies
that relieve traffic congestion, improve air
quality, make highways safer, enhance
Not-for-profit dedicated to serving the
interests of shipping community through
education and representation in issues
relating to transportation of goods.
Voice of transportation intermediaries to
shippers, carriers, government officials, and
Independent association that separated itself
from the ATA in 2000 and is open to all
persons who have an interest in Loss and
Damage Claims and with Security issues.
Non-profit national trade association
serving as a unified and focused voice for
the truck renting and leasing industry.
Partnership between Citizens for Reliable
and Safe Highways (CRASH) Foundation
and Parents Against Tired Truckers
(P.A.T.T) dedicated to reducing deaths and
injuries caused by truck-related crashes.
Organization of professionals involved in
gathering, writing, and reporting news and
information about trucks, trucking, and the
The Pennsylvania Council of Churches
partners with three trucker/traveler
ministries that reach out to truckers and
other travelers who face a crisis situation.
Nonprofit dedicated to helping educate and
mentor schoolchildren via a pen pal
relationship between professional truck
drivers and children in grades 2-8.
The goal of the volunteers and the truckers
who participate in the Truck Drags is to
raise money to provide various children's
charities with funds to help kids in need.
Primary multi-employer bargaining arm of
unionized general freight trucking industry.
Negotiates and administers National Master
Freight Agreement on behalf of members.
Members represents interests of truckload
carriers working to ensure safe, high
quality, reliable and efficient truckload
Organization of truck safety experts and
victim/survivor volunteers working to
educate on dangers of truck and trailer
underride crashes and to promote crash
compatibility of all motor vehicles.
Association of professional custom
harvesters, serving needs of American
farmer. Goal is to enhance and promote this
vital sector of American agriculture.
World leader in interdisciplinary research to
increase driving safety and further
Independent center at ND State University
guided, in part, by an advisory council of
representatives from organizations,
industries, and agencies affecting or
affected by transportation. Mission is to
educate, conduct research, and provide
outreach in small urban and rural
transportation and logistics to enhance
mobility of people, goods, agricultural
Professional organization focused on
warehouse management and its role in
supply chain. Distribution experts share
knowledge with aim of improving
individual and industry performance.
Encourages the employment of women in
the trucking industry, promote their
accomplishments, and minimize obstacles
faced by women in trucking.
Below are trucking and transportation-related associations,
organizations, alliances, and councils. Click on an association (or a
state for the "state trucking associations") to view details on their
State Trucking Associations
Vermont (phone: 802-479-1778)
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