Kentucky Motor Transport Association

617 Shelby Street
Kentucky 40601

800-334-KMTA (5682)

Kentucky Motor Transport Association Services

Below are services offered by Kentucky Motor Transport Association:

Kentucky Motor Transport Association

Our Mission.... to promote the trucking industry by educating governmental entities, the general public, customers and related industry groups, though advocacy, supplying value added programming and enhancing industry safety and productivity.


KMTA is the acronym for the Kentucky Motor Transport Association - the trade association representing the interests of, and acting as the voice for Kentucky's Trucking Industry.


KMTA is comprised of over 550 members (growing daily) predominantly motor carriers, but including companies who supply goods and services to the industry. A 55 member Board of Directors and an 18 member Executive Committee lead the association. KMTA is affiliated with the American Trucking Associations (ATA).

Established in 1962, as a non-profit corporation, KMTA exists to ensure that the public and policy makers have a complete understanding of the trucking industry and the issues that affect them. KMTA also provides cooperative services to members.

KMTA is highly visible in its efforts to encourage legislation and regulations that are fair to the trucking industry, as well as the public. KMTA provides seminars to educate motor carriers on management, safety and regulatory issues.


Recently, KMTA received ATA's highest award for its safety initiatives. KMTA actively promotes highway safety through such programs as Kentucky's Road Team, the Kentucky Truck Driving Championships, the KMTA Safety Council, the KMTA Maintenance Council, and the Kentucky Alliance for Motor Vehicle Safety (KAMVS).

KMTA has recently encouraged the passage of legislation to promote safety and remedy the economic conditions that have hurt the industry for many decades.

This service is available in Kentucky (United States)

Kentucky Motor Transport Association Regions

Below are the regions in which Kentucky Motor Transport Association are located or operate:

  • Kentucky