NTDA Blog

NTDA delighted to be supporting Automechanika Birmingham 2019

The NTDA has announced, that it is partnering Automechanika Birmingham for the third year in a row and will be exhibiting on stand W147 in Hall 18 at the ‘Big UK Garage Event’. Many of its key supplier members will also be exhibiting. NTDA Chief Executive Stefan Hay...

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2019 Annual Dinner preparations off to a flying start!

More than 300 guests from tyre manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, retail and the associated automotive aftermarket have already booked for the 90th NTDA Annual Dinner, sponsored by Land Tyre Service, to be held at the ICC Birmingham on Thursday 3rd October 2019....

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NTDA becomes stakeholder in Slow Down Move Over UK Group

The NTDA has become a stakeholder in the Slow Down Move Over (SDMO) UK campaign group joining longstanding campaign members such as LV=Britannia Rescue and Call Assist, to name but a few. Active in its current form since 1997, the aim of SDMO, backed universally by...

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NTDA ‘disassociates’ itself from non-member

Further to the NTDA’s announcement on the 5th December, that it is taking action against a number of UK tyre retailers who are falsely claiming to be members of the Association, it’s Chief Executive Stefan Hay has today issued the following statement: “The NTDA would...

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NTDA takes action on false Association membership claims

The NTDA has revealed that it is taking action against a number of UK tyre retailers who are falsely claiming to be members of the Association, are displaying the NTDA logo on their recovery vehicles, websites and marketing collateral, or who are advertising that...

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Comedian Mark Watson to host 2019 NTDA Tyre Industry Awards

The NTDA has announced that the multi-talented Bristolian, one of the leading live performers in the UK with his smart, sometimes surreal, occasionally ranting, but always entertaining, routines is to host the 2019 Tyre Industry Awards to be held during the...

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2019 NTDA Tyre Industry Golf Day

The NTDA is pleased to advise, that following the huge success of the 2018 NTDA Tyre Industry Golf Day, the 2019 event will take place at a new venue namely Rudding Park in Harrogate on Tuesday 25th June 2019. A privately-owned luxury hotel, Rudding Park has 90...

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NTDA REACT scheme reaches 5000

The NTDA Roadside Emergency Action Concerning Technicians (REACT) scheme hit a new milestone on Tuesday the 18th September when Commercial Tyre Technician Keiran Smith of Lodge Tyre Company in Stafford received the five thousandth certificate and Licence to Work...

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NTDA 2018 Tyre Industry Conference Schedule

The NTDA is pleased to announce the following confirmed schedule for the 2018 NTDA Tyre Industry Conference sponsored by DG International: 08.30 Doors open for Registration in Pre-function area Level 1 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milton Keynes 08.30 – 09.55 (Tea and...

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2018 NTDA Tyre Industry Awards Finalists Announced

The NTDA has, today, announced the finalists for its 2018 Tyre Industry Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony sponsored by tyre manufacturer Sailun which will take place at the Association’s 89th Annual Dinner on 4th October at the DoubleTree by Hilton,...

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Come and meet the team at Automechanika Birmingham 2018

Are you interested in joining the NTDA? Are you an existing member looking to catch up on Association matters? Do you want to learn more about REACT Working Safely at the Roadside training and licensing or the new Tyre Technician Professional Development Scheme? Then...

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NTDA continues with successful charity activity

On 7th December 2017, at Drapers Hall in the City of London, NTDA Chief Executive and Wheelwrights Liveryman Stefan Hay presented a cheque to the newly installed Master, Bert Wiegman, for £4,260 in support of the 2020 appeal which, in association with WheelPower the...

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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...

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