The Small Business in Transportation Coalition

Dovie Salais is the official website of the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (“SBTC”), a 501(c)(6) non-profit transportation industry trade group, which promotes and protects the interests of small businesses in the industry. We encourage ethical business practices and support teamwork, cooperation, transparency, and partnerships among truckers, carriers, brokers, forwarders & shippers who seek to do business […] is the official website of the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (“SBTC”), a 501(c)(6) non-profit transportation industry trade group, which promotes and protects the interests of small businesses in the industry. We encourage ethical business practices and support teamwork, cooperation, transparency, and partnerships among truckers, carriers, brokers, forwarders & shippers who seek to do business with the utmost integrity.

Join the Coalition as an Individual Member for just $50

Join the Coalition as a Corporate or Industry Supplier Member


SBTC Writes President Trump about EVERYTHING


Truckers are stepping up for America.

Now, it’s time for America to step up for truckers.


SBTC’s Request to President for Nationwide Suspension of HOS Rules Due to Corona Virus COVID-10 Pandemic APPROVED by Federal Officials

Click Here to Read the SBTC’s March 12th 2020 Letter to the President

SBTC Files March 2, 2020 Trucker Pets Exemption Application with USDOT

SBTC Stands Up for Trucker Pets’ Rights. SIGN THE PETITION.

SBTC Calls FMCSA Staff Out over Poor Treatment of Disabled Veteran Applicants. Please Click Here to Read FMCSA’s January 13th Notice to all members of Congress.  

SBTC issues January 3, 2020 Rebuttal to FMCSA’s Alleged “Accomplishments”


Trucking Industry Trade Group Calls for

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to be Dufunded 

SBTC Calls on Congress to #DefundFMCSA

UCR Plan Admits Data Breach on as Alleged by SBTC

SBTC Proposes Immediate Suspension of ELDs to Congress

SBTC Appeals to Secretary of Transportation to Publish ELD Exemption Application.

SBTC Resubmitted the AIPBA Broker Bond Exemption Application on Sept. 10th, 2019

SBTC President James Lamb Testifies on August 19th, 2019 before the SBA Regulatory Fairness Board about FMCSA’s Discriminatory and Retaliatory Practices; Discusses Release & Public Dissemination of Truckers’ SSNs without their consent. 

SBTC Refiles Exemption Application with FMCSA

SBTC Files Amended Complaint against FMCSA Over ELD Exemption Application

2019 UCR Deadline Extended to May 1st Due to Data Breach. Visit Our Industry Supplier Member’s* Website for more information about the UCR Filing Requirement. 

Truckers who are worried that their Social Security Number was exposed during the month-long data breach can email [email protected] and/or pr[email protected] or call the UCR Help desk at 1-833-UCR-PLAN.

SBTC Files DOJ Pattern & Practices Complaint Against NHSP After Police Recklessly Force Truck Drivers to Climb on Top of Trucks to Remove Snow




SBTC Launches Emergency Relief Fund for Coast Guard Families. Donate Here.

SBTC Files Comments on Broker/Forwarder Financial Responsibility

Stop Midland, TX from Coercing Interstate Drivers to Violate HOS Regulations!

SBTC aka Truckers. com Files Federal Coercion Complaint Against

Midland, Texas. Add your name to the letter of complaint here. is helping identify and connect available trucks that can help with the Hurricane Michael Relief effort. Truckers looking to help should contact Jessy Broughton via Facebook: or

SBTC Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign.



Friday Night September 28, 2018 Event Truck Parking Information

Saturday, Sept. 29th Burt Reynolds Memorial Event Program


The Bandit’s Trans Am & Buford T. Justice’s Patrol Car

No worries, there is no dress code to attend. Just come as you are.

Burt would have wanted it that way!

Thank you to MillerCoors for sending free give-a-ways!

Sunday, Sept. 30th Burt Reynolds Convoy Update (Bobtail OK):

Anticipated Route for 6 State (TX AR LA MS AL GA) Burt Reynolds Eastbound and Down Memorial Convoy.

Starts Sun, 9/30 at Noon at Texarkana Convention Center Parking Lot.

I-30 East to I-49 South to I-220 East to I-20 East

Final Destination: Petro Stopping Center
3181 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW Atlanta, GA 30318

Thank you to TravelCenters of America for your support!

Sign Up Here. Over 50 trucks have already signed up.


Truckers Organize September 29th Weekend Memorial Event & Trucker Convoy to Honor and Say Goodbye to Burt “the Bandit” Reynolds


Not a CDL holder but still want to attend the Burt Reynolds Memorial Festivities with your family– including the FREE 7pm Road Hammers Concert and the 8:30pm Comedy Show? Click Here to Join the Small Business in Transportation Coalition for just $45 

FMCSA extends comment period on HOS rulemaking to Oct 10th.

Click Here to file your comment. It takes 10 seconds to post.

Not sure what to say? Just post a short comment that says:

“Drivers need more flexibility and we should do away with the 14 hour rule.” announces “Eastbound and Down” 9/29-30 Memorial Event & Procession from Texarkana to Atlanta as tribute to Burt ‘the Bandit’ Reynolds. This event includes a FREE CONCERT FOR CDL HOLDERS by the ROAD HAMMERS. Click Here…

Congressman Steve King Endorses SBTC’s ELD Exemption Application

Congressman Collin Peterson Endorses SBTC’s ELD Exemption Application

FMCSA Issues Notice of  Receipt of SBTC’s ELD Exemption Application,

SBTC Files 5/31/18 Motion for Contempt Against UCR Board

SBTC endorses new bill introduced on 5/23/18 would exempt carriers with fewer than 10 trucks from ELDs 

Click here to read the text of the ‘‘Small Carrier Electronic Logging Device Exemption Act of 2018’’. 

SBTC Files 5/22/18 Written Testimony Before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Regarding FAST Act Implementation: Motor Carrier Provisions; Asks Congress to regulate driver’s sleep, eliminate 14 hour rule to make HOS more flexible, lower broker bond to $25,000 so independent truckers can grab more freight from shippers with their own broker license, and hold FMCSA accountable to various Federal Laws…

Click here to read it.

SBTC Files 4/9/18 Amended Complaint Against the Indiana Department of Revenue; Daywalt Trucking from Waynesboro, PA Joins Lawsuit as Class Representative

FMCSA Ignores SBTC Request for Stay of April 1st ELD Enforcement,

SBTC’s Lobbyists Take ELD Fight to Congress

2018 Unified Carrier Registration Enforcement Has Begun

In the Aftermath of the Parkland School Shooting, SBTC ( President James Lamb Joins & Endorses the National Rifle Association.

Watch the NRA-TV Interview

Sign the SBTC ELD Task Force’s Petition

To advertise, email Support (at)

Social Media Campaign: SBTC Declares War on Machines

Feb 1st: SBTC Files ELD Exemption Application Supplement with FMCSA

Jan 31st: FMCSA Responds to SBTC ELD Exemption Application & Petition for Reconsideration.

SBTC Notifies UCR Board Chair Enforcement has in fact begun despite Board’s “Recommendation” for Enforcement not to begin until April 5, 2018.

Nov 20, 2017: SBTC Files Emergency Petition to Secretary of Transportation for ELD relief; Files Complaint with SBA & Request for Stay.

Nov 17, 2017: SBTC files BILLION DOLLAR class action lawsuit in Indiana state court against the Indiana Department of Revenue for unlawfully collecting UCR registration fees for over a decade. Click here to read the case summary.

Nov 17, 2017: SBTC asks Federal Judge for Temporary Restraining Order in the UCR Board Sunshine Act Violation case to stop further violations and open UCR program. Click here to read the motion.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 23, 2017: SBTC: Federal Judge Rules Unified Carrier Registration Board of Directors violated Federal Sunshine Act (Open Meetings Law)

SBTC Sues Unified Carrier Registration Board of Directors & Indiana Department of Revenue for Violating the Federal Sunshine Act and Unlawfully Reducing UCR Compliance Period from 90 Days to 60 Days. Click Here to Read the Complaint.  

SBTC’s contact info is:

1775 I. (Eye) Street, NW, Suite 1150

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 587-2751

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (1/23/17): SBTC Launches ‘Trucker Lives Matter’ Movement:

SBTC Seeks Sponsor for Companion Bill to Rubio Bill in the House of Representatives

Sign the Michael’s Law Amendment Right to Carry Petition. Over 5,000 people have signed!

Join the “TRUCKER LIVES MATTER” Groups on Facebook and Linked In.

Looking for a carrier that will let you carry?

Visit the Pro-gun Trucker Recruitment Center Page on Facebook. 


SBTC Challenges NRA to do right by truckers and support the Michael’s Law Amendment.

 SBTC calls on Law Enforcement Agencies to “Respect the Sanctity of Sleep”

SBTC Files Police Misconduct Complaint with U.S. Dept. of Justice


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