Motorists back idea for quality mark on Part Worn Tyres

With 5,375 UK motorists killed or injured in the past five years due to illegal, defective or under-inflated tyres[1], the National Tyre Distributors’ Association (NTDA) is calling for a new quality mark and accreditation scheme for part-worn tyres. Independent...

NTDA 2017 Tyre Industry Conference hailed as another major success

The 2017 NTDA Tyre Industry Conference, sponsored by Avon Tyres and held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes on Thursday 12th October has been hailed as yet another major success for the Association by delegates, speakers and exhibitors. NTDA Chief Executive...

NTDA launches its new manifesto for the future

Raising standards and improving safety in the UK tyre industry: The National Tyre Distributors’ Association (NTDA) has launched its manifesto for raising standards and improving safety in the UK tyre industry. The NTDA’s manifesto tackles the key issues facing...


As a market leader in tyre innovation and safety, Continental Tyres is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the NTDA Annual Dinner on Thursday 12th October 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes. Hosted for the 88th time, the NTDA Annual Dinner once...

Sign NTDA petition to ban the sale of illegal and defective part worn tyres

The National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) is calling for a complete ban on the sale of part-worn tyres. Inspections carried out over several years regarding the sale of part-worn tyres shows serious safety breaches. The current regulations are not working and...

About NTDA

Founded in 1930, the NTDA is a strongly proactive trade association representing and promoting the interests of the tyre wholesale, distribution and retail 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 Confrence

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 Services

Tyre Technician Development

The NTDA Tyre Technician Development Scheme was introduced following the huge success of the REACT

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REACT Licences

The safety of truck tyre technicians working by the roadside has always been a cause for concern in the tyre industry

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