About Us

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) is the largest association representing commercial truck driver training programs in the United States. CVTA members represent nearly 200 training providers in 42 states and collectively train over 50,000 commercial drivers annually. CVTA’s primary mission is to advance and support the commercial driver training industry through advocacy, education programs, and certification programs to help members produce the safest drivers possible. CVTA advocates for policies that enhance safety through commercial driver training, reduce barriers for those seeking entry into the trucking and bus industries, and further advance overall driver professionalism.

Founded in 1996, CVTA provides its members with programs and services that improve training programs, staff, and operations, while helping them navigate a complex regulatory framework.

CVTA Numbers Infographic


CVTA Numbers Infographic

Our Mission

CVTA’s mission is to:



Promote excellence
in training



Develop safety in the
transportation industry



Enhance driver
professionalism

Our Mission

CVTA’s mission is to:



Promote excellence in training



Develop safety in the transportation industry



Enhance driver professionalism