Contractor Membership


Who Can Be a Contractor Member?

NSTA's Contractor Membership is open to any school bus contractor operator.  NSTA Bylaws define a school bus contract operator as, any entity operating as owner or leaser of one or more vehicles engaged primarily in the transportation of children to or from school or related events.

Contractor members make up the vast majority of NSTA membership base and is the only group afforded voting rights within the association.


Why Should I Become a Contractor Member? 

NSTA Contractor Members have access to: 

Exclusive Savings and Benefits Programs: NSTA has over 20 different benefit programs that will save you money on parts, insurance, fuel, technology products, and financial services. Click here for a full list of benefits.

Industry Information: Members receive the NSTA Newsletter every other Tuesday and it is chock full of the latest industry information including coverage of all the federal legislative and regulatory issues that affect your business.  The brand new NSTA Website is home to all past issues of the NSTA Newsletter as well as other valuable information.  NSTA has also created several toolkits — including a comprehensive Outsourcing Toolkit — to help you secure more contracts and improve your operations. 

Networking Opportunities: NSTA holds 4 meetins throughout the year that provides members with the opportunity to meet with industry colleagues and suppliers.  You can find out more about events here.  

Powerful Representation on Capitol Hill: NSTA works with all branches of the federal government to protect your business and the interests of the school transportation community.  The issues we have affected include, keeping the fuel tax exeption, protecting you from unfair government competition, and securing grants on behalf of members to retrofit fleets.  


How Do I Join? 

To join NSTA, please and complete the Contractor Member Application and mail it to:

National School Transportation Association

122 South Royal Street

Alexandria, VA 22314 

**Completed applications must include a check.  Applications can also be faxed provided the credit card information is also included.**