"We’re going to see a lot of legislation on both the state and federal levels” during 2022 that will impact independent tire dealers, notes Roy Littlefield IV, director of government affairs for the Tire Industry Association.
Exactly 42 years after Roy Littlefield III showed up for his first day of work at the National Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association (NTDRA), his work and career were celebrated during his induction into the Tire Industry Association (TIA) Hall of Fame.
OTR tire dealers should start planning for the future now, Bruce Besancon, vice president of OTR tire sales for Yokohama Tire Corp., said during the keynote presentation at the recent Tire Industry Association Off-the-Road Tire Conference.
The legislative issues ranking highest on the Tire Industry Association’s radar range from taxes on online purchases to infrastructure funding. Here’s the rundown from TIA’s director of government affairs, Roy Littlefield IV.