NTDA Blog

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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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...

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CONTINENTAL SPONSORS THE 2017 NTDA ANNUAL DINNER

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...

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NTDA announces Tyre Industry Awards Finalists 2017

At last, the long wait is over and the list of finalists for the 2017 NTDA Tyre Industry Awards has been announced. Over the last 5 months the NTDA has been inundated with exceptional submissions across the 9 award categories and this year the finalists are: REACT...

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Obituary: Denis J. Rooney

The NTDA was saddened to hear of the passing of Denis Rooney, aged 78, former Sales Development Manager at member company Kirkby Tyres. Denis was a long-term, and loyal, employee of the company and a well-known and much respected ‘tyre man’. Denis joined Firestone...

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NTDA membership further enhanced by new member Trelleborg

The NTDA has, today, announced that Trelleborg Industrial and Construction Tyres has joined the association both as a supplier member and as a full member under the UK network of centres in its ‘Interfit’ service division. Trelleborg Industrial and Construction Tyres...

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NTDA appalled by results of 2nd Northern Ireland Tyre Survey

The Association for tyre retailers, wholesalers and the associated auto-care aftermarket has divulged that at its regional meeting held in Templepatrick on 17th May, the results of the 2017 tyre tread depth on replacement survey showed that in one week in March,...

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2017 NTDA UK Tyre Industry Awards open for entries

The 2017 UK Tyre Industry Awards entry forms are now available. 2017 sees the launch of a new award category for Tyre Technician Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights. 2016 saw 57 finalists battle it out for these most coveted...

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NTDA says a sad goodbye to Andy Bucknall – Obituary

The NTDA was devastated to hear of the death of one of its long standing members and industry stalwart Andy Bucknall who suddenly passed away at his home in Packmoor on Friday 30th December 2016 aged only 52 years. Andy had a long and successful career in the tyre...

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2017 NTDA Tyre Industry Conference, Annual Dinner and Awards

DATE & VENUE: Thursday 12th October 2017, Double Tree by Hilton Milton Keynes, Stadium MK, Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST EVERYONE IS WELCOME: Building on the record levels of attendance and ongoing huge success of the NTDA’s Annual Dinner, Tyre Industry...

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NTDA position statement on side wall drilling

Following its Executive Council meeting held on the 9th November 2016, the NTDA Executive Officers have formally agreed the following position statement: "The NTDA advocates the drilling of side walls or the cutting of beads on tyres that have been removed from a...

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NTDA reaffirms its support for 3mm Tread Safety campaign

The NTDA has, today, announced that it remains firmly committed to its Tread Safety campaign, an initiative designed to raise awareness among motorists of the importance of changing tyres when they reach a 3mm tread depth rather than the lower, legal limit of 1.6mm,...

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