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NTEA's technical services department is a vital resource for members. Staff engineers with more than 50 years of combined industry experience provide in-depth solutions to technical questions/issues. The Technical Services hotline at 800-441-6832 is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ET. Members have the benefit of calling as frequently as needed. They may also email inquiries to

In addition to personal assistance from staff engineers, NTEA provides publications and reference materials you need to stay abreast of current regulations, safety standards and other requirements. Member login is required to access the content below.

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Technical reports
Chassis manufacturer directory 
U.S. Federal Lighting Guide
Dump body and conversion hoist databases 
Truck equipment glossary