Atlantic Tire's Hagwood earns TIA certification

Feb. 17, 2015

Atlantic Tire & Service, a locally owned and operated automotive care and repair center with three locations in Cary, Durham and Raleigh, N.C., is pleased to announce Jon Hagwood has received his Tire Industry Association (TIA) certification as an Automotive Tire Service Technician.

Hagwood, general service technician, has worked at Atlantic Tire & Service for 10 years, and has been in the automotive industry for 15 years.

In order to become TIA certified, an individual must complete the Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Program consisting of 15 different modules with topics ranging from wheel installation to tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) servicing valve stem and band mounted sensors. Once an individual has successfully completed the program series, he or she must achieve a passing score on the final exam before becoming TIA certified.

Atlantic Tire & Service prides itself on its experienced mechanics and technicians who continue to enhance their skills in order to provide outstanding service. All of Atlantic Tire & Service’s technicians are ASE or TIA Certified.

For more information about Atlantic Tire & Service, visit or call (919) 268-4300.