AASHTO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all transportation modes including: air, highways, public transportation, active transportation, rail, and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system.
Motor carriers, suppliers, state trucking associations, and national conferences of trucking companies. Works to influence the decisions of federal, state, and local government bodies; promotes increased efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness in the trucking industries; sponsors American Trucking Association Foundation.
Certifies freight claims management personnel in all levels of the domestic and international transportation industry and individuals who have achieved a degree of expertise in freight claims management through testing programs and procedures.
Represents companies engaged in recruiting and screening qualified truck drivers, whose services are then leased to commercial motor carriers (typically ‘private’ carriers). Represents interests of members before federal government agencies that regulate the trucking industry.
Owners and operators of heavy-duty truck repair facilities and mechanics; allied and associate members are manufacturers of heavy-duty trucks and repair equipment, engineers, trade press and insurance firms.
Professionals in all aspects of the trucking industry. Provides economies of scale to members in handling claims; assists in loss prevention; and obtains information regarding expert witnesses, legal theories, and solutions to common problems.
Engages in the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry. Represents dry van, refrigerated, flatbed and intermodal container carriers operating in the 48 contiguous states as well as Alaska, Mexico and Canada.