Benefits of Membership
By joining TXTA, you have access to exclusive member benefits and engagement with the unified voice of the trucking industry—who will advocate for sound public policies, provide excellence in education training and information, and promote a safe, dependable and efficient motor transportation system on your behalf. The benefits of joining TXTA cover a broad spectrum and with the variety of options available, you are guaranteed to find full value in your membership!
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Industry Experts and Legislative Representation
TXTA advances the interests of trucking companies operating in Texas through regulatory and legislative advocacy at the local, state and national levels. TXTA TruckPAC is an essential tool and staff has decades of advocacy prowess—our experts are just a phone call away.
Exclusive Member Access
TXTA members enjoy exclusive online access—register for events, or search for members by name, city or type of business. TXTA membership offers special member rates for safety and maintenance conferences, webinars and classes, custom log books and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs). Requests for MVRs for Texas-licensed drivers received before 1:00 pm can be processed and faxed or emailed by 5:00 pm the same day.
Each summer, trucking executives from around the state gather for the TXTA Annual Conference, featuring a unique opportunity for networking with industry peers, outstanding educational sessions and renowned speakers.
TXTA University offers the best online repository of trucking knowledge anywhere. Our training videos cover the entire range of state and federal regulatory issues governing the trucking industry as well as safety training. TXTA works closely with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to ensure our training and testing materials are always up to date. TXTA members have exclusive access to this expertise and every member who wants to be trained and certified has every opportunity to do so.
Members receive and have the opportunity to advertise in the award-winning magazine, The Steering Wheel, and a bi-weekly executive summary of breaking news, TruckADVISOR.
TXTA Foundation is a non-profit educational, public relations, research and community service organization that promotes the trucking industry throughout Texas. Each year the foundation awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to college, trade and technical school students affiliated with TXTA member companies. TXTA Foundation is dedicated to building a long-term funding source for our industry’s education programs.
Safety and Maintenance
Each year, TXTA presents safety and maintenance conferences. Designed specifically for safety and maintenance professionals, the conferences are some of the largest and highest quality by any state trucking association.
TXTA has partnered with the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI), providing continuing education that can be utilized in obtaining either the TXTA National Motor Transportation Certification, the NATMI Certification or both. In addition, through the partnership, other courses such as HazMat, Regulatory Compliance, Motor Fleet Accident Investigation and more will be offered across the state.
TXTA Tire Program
Join TXTA’s Tire Program. All TXTA members are eligible for substantial discounts on tires with credit approval. Purchase Michelin, Yokohama, BFGoodrich or Cooper Tires from your current dealer and pay members-only prices—up to 30 percent off retail! Purchase Michelin tires at Love’s Travel Stops and receive a $10 per tire rebate—savings in addition to the already discounted tire pricing for those enrolled in TXTA’s National Michelin Account Program.
Awards and Competitions
TXTA member companies and their drivers and technicians are eligible to participate in the state truck driving and technician championships. Winners can advance to the national championships conducted each August and September. TXTA also presents awards in the fields of leadership, safety, service and maintenance.
All the items drivers need to meet federal and state regulatory guidelines, including log books, inspection reports, accident kits, hazmat guides and more are available at member discounted prices. TXTA also produces custom logbooks available at substantial volume discounts.
Discounted Products & Services
It pays to join TXTA! TXTA has partnered with companies to provide valuable discounted products and services that translate into bottom-line savings for your company. Visit our Partnerships Page for a detailed list of discounted products and services available to members.