Full Member

The following types of companies can apply as Full members:

Roadway Safety Contractor and/or installer of temporary traffic control zones; provider of flagger services; installation, maintenance or removal of pavement markings; installation and maintenance of guardrail and roadway safety features; installation and maintenance of traffic signs and/or signals.

At least 50% of the company’s revenue must be derived from sources other than the parent or affiliated companies and be classified in at one of the following Divisions:

  • Traffic Services Division – installation,rental and/or servicing of temporary traffic control zones
  • Pavement Marking Division – installation, maintenance, or removal of pavement markings
  • Sign Manufacturing Division – installation, maintenance, or sales of traffic signs
  • Guardrail Services Division – installation and/or maintenance of roadside safety features
  • Traffic Signals – installation or maintenance

Manufacturer and Supplier of traffic control devices, roadway safety equipment, pavement marking products and equipment, traffic signs & equipment, traffic signals, high friction surface treatment products, guardrail safety gear, PPE, barriers and channelizing devices.

Service Provider to the roadway safety industry to include but not limited to engineering and design, accident reconstruction, software, legal and financial services, staffing agency, temporary staffing or job placement provider, and manufacturer representative firms. The firm must provide services specific to the roadway safety industry or have a department or division designated to traffic safety.

Associate Member – Public Agency

The following types of agencies, companies and schools may apply as an Associate-Public Agency member:

  • Federal, state, tribal, county, municipality, or local level of transportation agency
  • Utility company
  • Tollways, HOV lane management,turnpikes, bridges/tunnels and airports
  • Post-secondary non-profit education to include colleges, universities, and trade schools
  • Government research, testing labs, and for-profit training facilities.
Associate Member – Non-Government Agency

The following types of agencies, companies and schools may apply as Associate Non-Government member:

  • Utility company, tollways, HOV lane management,turnpikes, bridges/tunnels and airports
  • Post-secondary private/for-profit education to include colleges, universities, and trade schools
Affiliate – Association

The following types of organizations may apply for Affiliate – Association membership:

International, national, state or local associations

Affiliate – Coalition

The following types of organizations may apply for Affiliate – Coalition membership:

  • International, national, regional or state coalitions with similar public or private (non-contractor) member entities.
Affiliate – Automotive, Innovation & Technology

The following types of organizations may apply for Affiliate – Coalition membership:

  • Vehicle manufacturers
  • Technology companies

Individual Member

Individuals working for a roadway safety contractor, supplier or manufacturer or any company that would qualify for ATSSA membership are not eligible for individual membership*. Eligible companies should join ATSSA as a Full, Public Agency, Associate, or Affiliate member. All employees of a member company are eligible for member benefits under the company membership.

* Students, new industry professionals and employees of public agencies whose agency is not a member of ATSSA are the exceptions to this rule.

Individual Consultant

To qualify as an Individual Consultant member of this association, a person must be a self-employed individual (sole proprietor), may not have any employees and may not be an employee of any company eligible for membership.

Public Agency Individual

To qualify as a Public Agency Individual member of this association, a person must be a full-time employee of a public agency at the federal, state, tribal, county, municipality or local level of a transportation agency; utility company; tollway, HOV lane management, turnpike, bridge/tunnel and airport; post-secondary non-profit education to include colleges, universities and trade schools; and government research, testing labs, LTAP and non-profit training facilities.

Master Instructor and Instructors

To qualify as an Instructor member of this association, a person must hold a current instructor certification or Master Instructor designation from ATSSA. Instructor members cannot be employed by a company eligible for ATSSA membership or qualify for another individual category of membership.

Student Member

To qualify as a Student member of this association, a person must be enrolled in a public or private post-secondary career/technical school, apprenticeship program, community college, college or university; or be a registered graduate student. Student membership is available for two for certificate and associate degree programs; four years for baccalaureate (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution; and up to six years for graduate program students. Student members will need to apply and qualify for another ATSSA membership category within one year of graduation. Individuals taking courses or certification programs lasting less than 6 months are not eligible.

New Professional Member

To qualify as a New Professional member, a person must have graduated within the last 12 months from a public or private post-secondary career/technical school, apprenticeship program, community college, college or university; and must not be employed by a current ATSSA member company. This membership is available to individuals new to the roadway safety industry for up to two years.

Retiree Member

To qualify as a Retiree member of this association, a person must be fully retired from active business and have been previously employed by an ATSSA-eligible entity at the time of retirement.

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