2022 Tyre Industry Awards Finalists Announced

The NTDA has announced the finalists for some of its 2022 Tyre Industry Awards, due to be presented at a ceremony sponsored for the 8th consecutive year by tyre manufacturer Sailun, during the Association’s 93rd Annual Dinner on Thursday 6th October at the VOX...

Call to check vehicles before travelling as 41,500 breakdowns caused by tyre issues

More than 41,500 people broke down on National Highways roads last year because of tyre issues – that is over 20% of all breakdowns. Yet many of those breakdowns could have been avoided if drivers had carried out basic vehicle checks before setting off including...

93rd NTDA Annual Dinner Sold Out!

The Association is delighted to announce, that with more than 600 guests booked for the 93rd NTDA Annual Dinner, sponsored by Maritime Cargo Services, and featuring the 9th Tyre Industry Awards, sponsored by Sailun, the event is now sold out. NTDA Chief Executive...

NTDA CEO blasts Transport Secretary’s MOT proposal as ill-advised

The NTDA Chief Executive Stefan Hay has blasted the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps’ alleged proposal to reduce the frequency of the MOT. In a statement released earlier today, he said: “If this latest alleged ‘innovative thinking’ from Grant Shapps is, accurate, it...

REACT reaches 8000!

Less than four years after hitting 5000 licences and following an almost two-year interruption in training thanks to Covid-19 restrictions, the NTDA Roadside Emergency Action Concerning Technicians (REACT) scheme hit another major milestone on Monday 28th February...

About NTDA

Founded in 1930, the NTDA is a strongly proactive trade association representing and promoting the interests of the tyre wholesale, distribution, retail and repair sectors of the automotive after-care market.

Every business sector needs strong professional representation and the NTDA fulfils this responsibility on behalf of independent tyre and automotive after-care retailers throughout the UK in a complex, highly competitive and ever-changing operating environment. It also has a thriving supplier and aftermarket membership.

Tyre Industry Conference

The most prestigious event of the year and the key social event of the UK Tyre Industry, this is one event Tyre Industry Professionals can’t afford to miss!

What NTDA Membership Means

Having the right to display the distinctive ’kneeling man’ logo demonstrates that a business operates to the highest professional standards. It’s a sign of reassurance recognised equally by trade customers through to the private motorist.

More than 200 individual companies representing over 2000 tyre retail outlets, automotive after-care centres and associated auto-care aftermarket activities currently enjoy the prestige of displaying that logo and belonging to the NTDA, the UK’s largest and leading tyre trade association.

NTDA Training and Development Services for Technicians


Tyre Technician Development Scheme

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REACT Licences

Ensuring commercial tyre technicians safety when working by the roadside

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