Articles Tagged with ''Tire Industry Association''

TIA Boosts Training Efforts With App

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is partnering with a mobile training platform to deliver TIA-approved training in daily, five-minute sessions. The goal is to increase knowledge retention for technicians who have completed a TIA 200- or 300-level course.


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TIA Adds Three Weeks of Virtual Classes to Schedule

The Tire Industry Association is adding three weeks of virtual classes to its December training schedule. The first two weeks will highlight the association's Automotive Tire Service courses and the third week will offer a 200-level Basic Commercial Tire Service training class.


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Incoming TIA President Nothdurft Outlines Key Issues for 2021

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will have a new president next month, when Dan Nothdurft takes the organization's helm. In this interview, Nothdurft - who is the president of Tires Tires Tires, a four-location, independent tire dealership based in Sioux City, Iowa - previews some of the things that TIA members can expect to see from the association in 2021. This includes the continuation of TIA’s popular training webinars and other efforts.


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TIA Comments on Highway Bill Extension

The United States Senate’s recently passed continuing resolution for funding the federal government through Dec. 11 includes a one-year extension of the current surface transportation authorization with flat funding.


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How Is the ‘Health’ of Your Business Insurance Coverage?

How Is the ‘Health’ of Your Business Insurance Coverage?

Many of us make it a point to see our doctor for regular checkups. Doing so gives the physician the opportunity to assess the current condition of our health, and gives us a chance to ask questions about medical issues or concerns. A thorough exam can help to diagnose early symptoms and gives the doctor an opportunity to offer recommendations and advice for a healthier lifestyle.
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Defining Safe Used Tires: Fear of the Unknown May Eliminate Them From the Aftermarket

Defining Safe Used Tires: Fear of the Unknown May Eliminate Them From the Aftermarket

Now that my father has been out the tire business for almost a decade, he’s learning all kinds of interesting details regarding our after hours activities at the shop when we were kids. One of my personal favorites was the practice of strategically positioning scrap tires in the scrap tire trailer so they could be easily retrieved and installed on a friend’s car.
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