Here’s a look at some of the pieces of the massive spending bill Congress approved on Dec. 21 that are important to tire dealers and the automotive aftermarket. Among the highlights are additional COVID-19 relief, plus mentions of tire registration.
Each month we ask members of our National Advisory Council (NAC) a question or questions on a current hot topic. This month we asked, “What are your thoughts on tire registration? Do you believe it should be made mandatory or remain voluntary?” Here are some of their responses
Mandatory tire registration is one step closer to being a reality. Before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Senate passed a long-term federal highway bill that, among other things, requires tire sellers to register tires at the point of sale.
Legislation should be the last resort when attempting to solve problems. Legislation is the lazy man’s way of getting things done. Legislation causes more grief in the long term than common sense does.