TMTA 2023 Membership Meeting - Wed., March 27th - 5pm-8pm, Norfolk Sheraton Waterside HotelClick Here to Purchase Tickets

Welcome to Tidewater Motor Truck Association.

Promoting, protecting and encouraging international and domestic trucking in Virginia and beyond.

Our Mission

To promote, protect and encourage international and domestic trucking in Virginia and beyond.

Our Vision

Tidewater Motor Truck Association will take a leadership role to promote safe, efficient and responsible truck commerce in Virginia, becoming recognized and respected among other contributing participants in the regions supply chain.

Achieving our Mission and Vision

  • We will strive for greater safety and awareness on the part of the owner operators and the company drivers through continued education in meetings, supply of safety literature and clear communication provided by our truck dispatchers and managers.
  • We will provide an environment, which will foster the efficient and economical operation of motor vehicles. This achievement will be through the cooperation between the drivers, both independent and company and the truck company owners. Progress will be made through constructive relations and discussion of value to all parties.
  • We will endeavor to inform and educate our customers to the value of the trucking industry and the challenges encountered to providing quality service to those customers. Collectively we will improve those conditions, which restricts avenues for superior service to exist and improve.
  • We will strive to improve communication and relations to others in the supply chain of Virginia and beyond. The Association will engage any identified party who may lend assistance to create a more healthy truck supply chain.
  • We will generally enact steps necessary for the welfare of commercial vehicle owners and operators of the Association.
  • We will strive for a united position on issues, which affect the welfare and general good of our industry and the Association.
  • We will work hand in hand with law enforcement, governmental entities, legislators and others to improve our mutual understanding of safety, security, compliance and the betterment of the public good.
  • We will continually attempt to inform and educate the general public on the benefits of trucking to this country and their lifestyles.

TMTA Flash

Announcing Limited Saturday Gate Hours for VIG, PPCY and PCY (Sept. 11 – Nov. 20, 2021)


On Wednesday, August 11 and September 2, we announced that the current Saturday gate program will be extended, Sept. 11, and running through Saturday, Nov. 20 (eleven consecutive Saturdays) An.. read more

Extended Gate Hours (VIG and Supporting Facilities) – August 9 – 13


Port Partners, An online version of this message can be found here: Extended Gate Hours (VIG and Supporting Facilities) – August 9 – 13 We recognize your hard work and.. read more

REMINDER: NIT South Outbound Portal – Temporarily Restricted to One Lane – Starting Aug. 2


Trucking Partners, The OCR portal at NIT’s South Gate will undergo construction, beginning Monday, August 2. Truck traffic will be restricted to one lane. Work will start on the south.. read more