What We Do

Since 1933, American Trucking Associations has been the leading advocate for the trucking industry.

Through a strong federation of state associations, affiliated conferences and individual members, ATA is committed to developing and advocating innovative, research-based policies that promote highway safety, security, environmental sustainability and profitability.

ATA’s professional staff works to educate policymakers and the general public about the essential role trucking plays in the economy, promote responsible policies to improve highway safety and advance the industry’s environmental goals.

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Legislative, Regulatory & Litigation Efforts

ATA is a proactive and vocal leader, representing trucking in the legislative arena before regulatory agencies and litigating on behalf of the industry that delivers life’s essential goods to American consumers.

Image & Outreach Programs

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    Good Stuff. Trucks Bring it.

    Delivering life's essentials safely, securely, and on time. ATA works to enhance the image of the trucking industry through this campaign.

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    Share the Road

    Highway safety program teaching the public how to share the road with large trucks.

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    America's Road Team

    National public outreach program led by a small group of professional truck drivers who share a strong desire to spread the word about safety on the highway.

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    Call on Washington.

    State delegations meet with their representatives to discuss trucking's top priorities.

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    TMC SuperTech

    The premier skills competition for commercial vehicle technicians.

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    National Truck Driving Championships

    The Superbowl of Safety inspire thousands to operate safely.

ATA Supported Programs


ATA’s members partner with Good360 to support community-based charities by delivering product donations.

Goodyear Highway Hero

Goodyear honors and publicizes truck drivers who clearly qualify for the rare label of “hero.

Be Ready. Be Buckled.

The Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Belt Partnership encourages safety belt use among the nation's CMV drivers.

Trucker Buddy

Trucker Buddy International helps educate schoolchildren via pen pal relationships with truck drivers.