The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has set the dates for National Tire Safety Week 2016: May 29-June 4.
There's good news and bad news when it comes to the latest 2015 tire shipment projections from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA.) Here's some good news: Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to exceed what the RMA predicted a year ago.
President Barack Obama has signed the highway bill Congress approved Dec. 3, ushering in a regulation that independent tire dealers and distributors register tires at the point-of-sale.
Congress may pass its first long term highway bill in a decade, and the latest House-Senate conference report includes provisions to make tire registration mandatory once again.
Would it be sensationalistic to say all tires in use in the United States are defective? Believe it or not, it happened back in 1976.
Gary Garfield, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc. (BSAM), will serve as chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) board of directors.
Anne Forristall Luke will be the Rubber Manufacturers Association's next CEO and president. She will officially begin Jan. 1, 2016.
The return of mandatory tire registration cleared one big hurdle Nov. 5: passage by the U.S. House of Representatives.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is issuing a special report on passenger tire safety on Oct. 27, 2015.
The U.S. Senate passed a long-term federal highway bill that includes mandatory tire registration and other tire-related rules advocated by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA.)
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and non-profit advocacy organizations The Safety Institute and Families for Safer Recalls have united to challenge federal lawmakers to pursue an automated process for tire recalls rather than mandatory tire registration for independent tire dealers.
Legislation that would make tire registration mandatory has cleared its first hurdle, a vote by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. That committee’s work will be combined with other bills, including one already passed by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and ultimately drafted into the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, more commonly referred to as “the highway bill.”
In light of legislation supported by the Rubber Manufacturers Association — and opposed by the Tire Industry Association — calling for mandatory tire registration, Modern Tire Dealer asked the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) for its take on the matter.