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TIA Keeps Members Up to Speed on COVID-19 Legislation

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.

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New Jersey Governor Signs Unsafe Used Tire Law

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.  

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Texas Governor Vetoes Used Tire Bill

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.

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Auto Care Association Warns of Anti-Competitive Impact of Bill

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."

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Colorado stalls winter tire legislation

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.

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