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 Safety. Smart Business.

Michigan Trucking Association (MTA) has represented Michigan for-hire motor carriers and private company fleets. since 1934. Founded through an alliance of competing trucking organizations, MTA united different carrier groups, offering collective strength and individual guidance.

Today, that mission still stands.

ATRI STA Membership Crash Comparison

American Transportation Research Institute, Membership Counts: Associations with Safety, August 2023

ATRI STA Membership OOS Comparison

Membership Benefits

Federal & State Regulations Guidance

MTA Directoy & Allied Member Buyer's Guide

Regulatory issues can be confusing, complex and costly. MTA’s subject matter experts collective experience can help your company unravel the maze of federal and state regulations by

Safety Training

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MTA's exclusive Periodic Inspection Training classes and NATMI safety/certification programs will help your company:

  • Reduce accidents and injuries
  • Lower vehicle maintenance costs
  • Improve driver retention
  • Improve operational efficiencies
  • Establish better management systems

MTA members receive substantial registration discounts and advanced notice of upcoming sessions.


MTA continually monitors trending trucking and business news to keep your company updated on matters of collective interest through our

  • Exclusive member weekly Mileage Matters e-newsletter
  • Members-only website content
  • Social media platforms
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Michigan Trucking Association is the recognized collective voice of the Michigan trucking industry. MTA’s long-standing trusted relationship with the state’s legislature and other governmental bodies gives the association access to policymakers on both sides of the aisle. MTA works to protect your company’s interests regarding

  • Road funding
  • Tolling
  • Registrations
  • Truck fees
  • Business taxes

Career Advancement


Michigan Trucking Association’s numerous training, events and local council meetings provide personal career advancement opportunities for both carriers and allied members. Working together with other trucking professionals, you and your personnel can

  • Learn best practices from peers
  • Meet potential new clients
  • Increase your company’s visibility
  • Stand out from the crowd by becoming a NATMI-certified Safety Director or Equipment & Maintenance Director

Member Discounts


MTA’s online Buyer’s Guide is a comprehensive index of allied members’ products and services.

  • Open to the public; gain access to prospective buyers from across the web
  • Products and services categorized to help buyers find your company quickly and easily
  • Inclusion limited to MTA member companies only