ABOUT US


ATSSA helps shift the focus of transportation towards saving lives and reducing injuries


American Traffic Safety Services Association represents the road safety, traffic safety, and highway safety industry with effective legislative advocacy, traffic control safety training, and a far-reaching member partnership.

CORPORATE SNAPSHOT

Founded:   1969
Business Nature:   International Trade Association
Member Partnership:   11,630 Members
1450 Companies
48 International Companies
Member Scope:   Sign Manufacturing
Pavement Marking
Guardrail
Traffic Services 

WHAT WE DO

Our core purpose is to advance roadway safety.

  • Our members accomplish our core purpose through the design, manufacture, and installation of road safety and traffic control devices.
  • We bring the right groups together - members, road safety experts, public agencies - to identify and solve road safety issues.
  • Our primary focus is to move Toward Zero Deaths on our nation’s roads.

STRATEGIC GOALS

  • To maintain its position as the industry leader in advocating roadway infrastructure safety.
  • To be our industry’s primary resource for knowledge exchange, education and training.
  • To be the recognized voice and authority on roadway safety.
  • To support our members’ business development.

OUR HISTORY

- 1966 founded in Chicago as American Traffic Safety Control
    Devices Association
- 1969 Rental Division formed
- 1969 Renamed to American Traffic Services Association
- 1971 First annual convention held in New Orleans
- 1982 First chapter formed in Texas
- 1983 Sign Manufacturing Division formed
- 1984 Renamed American Traffic Safety Services Association
- 1988 Pavement Marking Division formed
- 1998 Voting rights to member companies
- 1998 Renamed membership group to Manufacturers and
    Suppliers Division
- 1998 ITS Council formed
- 2003 Guardrail Services Division formed
- 2012 High Friction Surfacing Council formed

 

LOCATE US
  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1022
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772


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