Congress is focusing its efforts on tires -- with the help of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).
STS Tire & Auto Centers (STS) is helping educate drivers about best tire maintenance practices during National Tire Safety Week, May 24-30, 2015.
When it comes to Congressmen and Congresswomen (Congresspeople?), there appears to be no happy medium. They either don't think at all or think too much.
According to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), several states are expected to consider legislation banning the sale of unsafe used tires. The RMA supports those efforts, as does the Tire Industry Association.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has set the dates for National Tire Safety Week 2015: May 24-30. The date has been moved to the last week of May to kick off the summer travel season.
Tire aging is an important issue, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, it does not need to be addressed with further legislation at this time.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) is sponsoring National Tire Safety Week, June 1-7, 2014, to focus efforts to educate U.S. drivers about the need for regular tire maintenance. Tire dealers can educate consumers about how under-inflated tires waste gasoline, increase the risk of tire damage and cause premature tire wear.
Somerset Tire Service Inc. (STS) is helping drivers grasp the best tire maintenance practices during National Tire Safety Week, June 1-7, 2014.
The day-long investigative report on tire safety issues we previewed last week is over for now. On May 14, ABC News ran a three-part series of reports covering two topics, and they were damaging to our industry.
ABC News is reporting on tire aging again. And it is integrating the latest investigative report into its news coverage on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.
For the second year in a row in the Florida legislature, Rubber Manufacturers Association- (RMA) sponsored legislation to ban the sale of unsafe used tires has been tabled.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) reports that on April 23, 2013, the Florida Senate Appropriations Committee amended SB 1132, a state transportation bill, with the language from SB 1588, a bill to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires.
Following the Florida Senate Agriculture Committee’s passage of SB 1588, a bill to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires, legislators in Texas will meet next week to move on similar legislation there, SB 459.
Legislation "to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that are readily available and pose a significant risk to motorists" is advancing in the Florida Legislature.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.