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The BCTA (BC Trucking Association) takes a strong stance against smoking, recognizing the detrimental effects it can have on individuals' health. This query delves into the broader health implications of smoking, extending beyond respiratory concerns to encompass the impact on bone health. In alignment with its commitment to promoting overall well-being, the BCTA emphasizes the importance of understanding the multifaceted consequences of smoking and by addressing questions like How does smoking affect my bones?, the association aims to raise awareness about the comprehensive health risks associated with smoking and advocates for healthier lifestyle choices within the trucking community and beyond.

BCTA Membership Benefits

BCTA Membership Benefits


  • Advocacy with provincial and municipal governments on regulations and policies.
  • Membership in the Canadian Trucking Alliance and Motor Coach Canada for national support.
  • Member input guides our work: from calls and emails, surveys, committees and our board of directors. Your issues are our issues.
  • Advice and action on individual challenges. Let us help you cut through red tape!


  • Staff are ready to answer member questions and share resources. Call us!
  • The Bulletin newsletter covers regulatory, compliance and other topics for BC, Canada and the US.
  • Advance, and occasionally exclusive, notice from governments about industry initiatives.
  • Comprehensive suite of industry training courses, workshops and business sessions.
  • Industry contacts, truck route maps and other resources on your private website dashboard.
  • Online Membership Roster and a personal page for your company.

Cost Cutting

  • Savings on all member programs, including discounts on Port Passes.
  • HR programs to help recruit and retain employees including group health benefits and retirement savings.
  • Discounts on all industry safety and compliance products in our Store.
  • Reduced rates and sponsorship opportunities for networking events.
  • Advertising at reasonable rates for members only in the Bulletin and on selected webpages. 

BCTA Membership Options

BCTA Membership Categories

Motor Carrier

BCTA motor carrier membership is open to BC-based and interprovincial trucking companies; courier, waste management, small vehicle and municipal fleets; motor coach transporters; and US-based trucking companies operating in BC.

Supplier (Associate)

BCTA supplier (associate) members include vehicle and equipment OEMs; financial, insurance and legal service providers; software system and device providers; commercial driver training schools; industry consultants and trade publications.

Advocacy & Policy

Advocacy & Policy

Representing our members is the most important service the BCTA provides. With their input, we deal with federal, provincial, and municipal government representatives to promote regulations and polices that are necessary, effective, fair, enforced consistently, and do not impose unreasonable financial or administrative burdens on motor carriers.

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