ABOUT US

At ATSSA, we help shift the focus of transportation towards saving lives & 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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