The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is providing its members with updates as the COVID-19 crisis - and related legislation - evolves. The association’s CEO, Dr. Roy Littlefield Jr., sent the following letter to TIA members on March 23.
Members of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) approved resolutions related to federal infrastructure funding and tire registration during the association's annual membership meeting.
Tire Discounters Inc. is among the tire dealers in Ohio celebrating the state legislature's passage of S.B. 223, which prohibits the installation of unsafe used tires.
The Indiana House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation that bans the installation of unsafe, used tires on vehicles.
It’s been almost two years since mandatory tire registration became law. But the waiting for action continues.
A new law in New Jersey forbids the sale of unsafe used tires. The legislation, signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Aug. 7, 2017, was supported by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), Tire Industry Association and the New Jersey Gas Station-C-Store Automotive Association.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vetoed a bill that would prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires. "Texas does not need to impose new criminal penalties on people who put tires on cars.
Texas lawmakers have approved legislation to prohibit the installation of unsafe used tires.
The New Jersey Assembly's Consumer Affairs Committee has approved legislation on the sale of used tires. The bill is supported by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).
The Auto Care Association has sent a letter to a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee, warning lawmakers that language in a draft vehicle cybersecurity bill could "have severe anti-competitive impacts on our industry and car owners who depend on independent repair shops for about 80% of post-warranty repairs."
Disagreements over Colorado’s proposed winter tire bill have stalled the legislation altogether, and the state Senate has called for officials to study the issue for another year.
Congressmen don't seem to know a lot about tires. At least the Associated Press and the editor of Modern Tire Dealer think so.
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.
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