Trucking Associations and Organizations

Trucking associations as with many other organizations of with large numbers of members provide some benefits to its members (and even non members in some cases) in that they can unite to stand behind certain needed changes,(cause, movements, efforts, etc. They can organize to speak as one (in theory)to show contempt for other changes that its member don't want. Laws, Standards, Practices, etc.

There also trucking organizations or associations that target certain causes or situations to address a need of individuals, families, groups, countries, etc. Such as Trucker Buddy

Also being a member of an organization sometimes means that you can participate in group rates for things such as insurance and heath care, phone plans, etc. There are hundreds if not more of different types of organizations that a trucker can join hands with.

Here are some main associations and organizations that could be useful to you. This list will grow as time goes on.


American Trucking Association

Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

National Association of Independent Truckers

Truckers Buddy

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Trucking associations as with many other organizations of with large numbers of members provide some benefits to its members (and even non members in some cases) in that they can unite to stand behind certain needed changes,(cause, movements, efforts, etc. They can organize to speak as one (in theory)to show contempt for other changes that its member don't want. Laws, Standards, Practices, etc.

There also trucking organizations or associations that target certain causes or situations to address a need of individuals, families, groups, countries, etc. Such as Trucker Buddy

Also being a member of an organization sometimes means that you can participate in group rates for things such as insurance and heath care, phone plans, etc. There are hundreds if not more of different types of organizations that a trucker can join hands with.

Here are some main associations and organizations that could be useful to you. This list will grow as time goes on.

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