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The North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA) is a non-profit trade association representing the interest of the trucking industry since 1929. NCTA serves as the industry's primary voice on transportation and other public policy issues.
Trucking's Voice in North Carolina Advocating Highway Safety Driving the State's Economy
NCTA works to protect the interests of North Carolina's trucking industry by working with state and federal regulatory and enforcement agencies. We are also dedicated to providing excellence in: Education, Training, Information. And promoting a safe, dependable and cost-effective motor transportation infrastructure to the betterment of the trucking industry in North Carolina.
2014 North Carolina Fast Facts
Facts provided by the American Transportation Research Institute
Employment: In 2013, the trucking industry in North Carolina provided 193,550 jobs, or one out of 17 in the state.
Small Business Emphasis: As of April 2014, there are over 16,010 trucking companies located in North Carolina, most of them small, locally owned businesses.
Transportation of Essential Products: Trucks transported 89 percent of total manufactured tonnage in the state in 2010 or 691,933 tons per day. Over 86% of North Carolina's communities depend exclusively on trucks to move their goods.
As an Industry: In 2009, the trucking industry in North Carolina paid approximately $1 billion in federal and state roadway taxes and fees. The industry paid 34% of all taxes and fees by North Carolina motorists, despite trucks representing only 9% of vehicles miles traveled in the state.
Roadway Use: In 2010, North Carolina had 105,653 miles of public roads over which all motorists traveled 102 billion miles. Trucking's use of the public roads was 9.3 billion miles.
Individual Companies: As of January 2014, a typical five-axle tractor-semitrailer combination paid $7,254 in state highway user fees and taxes in addition to $8,906 in federal user fees and taxes. These taxes were over and above the typical taxes paid by businesses in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Intrastate Commercial Motor Vehicle US DoT Registration
North Carolina intrastate commercial motor vehicles in intrastate commerce will be required to display a USDOT number.
Failure to be in compliance by December 1, 2013 will result in a penalty of $100.00 per each occurrence. New Intrastate Requirements GS 20-101. Additional information, click here.
Recipients mission of the Governor's Highway Safety Program is to promote highway safety awareness and reduce the number of traffic crashes and fatalities in the state of North Carolina through the planning and execution of safety programs. The Governor’s Highways Safety Program oversees a variety of important safety campaigns, including "Booze It and Lose It" and "Click It or Ticket It.
November 2014 NC Board of Transportation Meeting - Secretary Tata
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