ASTAG is an association which aims to improve governmental laws for different road transportation sectors. Companies active in road transportation are represented to the authorities, parliament, administration and other associations. Its tasks include participation in the political opinion-forming process, the cultivation of national and international contacts, the supervision of numerous specialist topics, the training of professional drivers, entrepreneurs and active media relations. In this way, the central concerns and needs of the industry - road safety, ecology, social and economic compatibility and a liberal transport policy - are represented in the outside world.