The NTEA helps you build stronger relationships with your legislators by monitoring and reporting congressional and regulatory agency activities. Through a permanently staffed office in Washington, DC, the NTEA works directly with regulatory and legislative leaders on issues affecting the industry. The office is headed by the NTEA director of government relations whose responsibilities include lobbying on behalf of the Association.
The NTEA maintains legal counsel in Washington, DC, to represent the Association in legal issues affecting the truck equipment industry. The NTEA has been successful in several cases against the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), for example, over regulations that could have had devastating effects on members' businesses.