Gallery: 2023 Off-the-Road Tire Conference
A look at the sights and faces at this year’s 2023 OTR Tire Conference in Tucson, Arizona.
Third Tire Safety Leadership Summit Focuses on Technicians, Drivers
When technicians go out on a roadside service call, distracted driving and other on-the-job dangers could play a role in whether they make it to the job site or home safely at the end of the day. To update the industry on best practices to avoid injuries, McCarthy Tire Service and Snider Fleet Solutions welcomed
USTMA Maintains Support for Tire Safety Additive 6PPD
On behalf of its 12 member companies, the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) submitted formal comments in support of the proposed rulemaking by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to list 6PPD in tires as a priority product in the state’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program. USTMA highlighted four primary points in its formal
Martins Acquires Wheel Safety Company Checkpoint
Martins, a Canadian supplier of tire and wheel safety equipment, has recently acquired UK-based Checkpoint, a global leader in wheel safety, the company says. With Checkpoint, Martins adds a host of wheel safety solutions, namely a variety of visual indicators of nut movement, to its line of products. Checkpoint also comes with 30 years of
Amid Labor Shortage, Training & Diversity Stressed at OTR Conference
Members of the OTR tire industry gathered in Destin, Florida this week for the Tire Industry Association’s 67th OTR Conference from Feb. 23-26 to gain a deeper understanding of the trends in the OTR tire market today and what to expect in the future. One of those trends that permeated the sessions was the labor
National Tire Safety Week: Customer Education Tips
National Tire Safety Week presents an opportunity for you to educate customers on tire safety as they head out on the road this summer.
Video: The Importance of Tire Load Ratings
Tire Review’s David Sickels explains why load ratings are the unsung hero of tire safety, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.
Snider Fleet, McCarthy Tire Host First Tire Safety Leadership Summit
Representatives from top commercial tire dealers across the U.S. gathered this month for the industry’s first Tire Safety Leadership Summit.
Michelin and Graco Partner to Raise Awareness Around Vehicle Safety
Michelin North America and Graco have teamed up to create educational content and experiences to help families understand the roles that both tires and car seats play in family travel safety.
Tire Discounters Store Vies for ‘Donut’ World Record to Spread Tire Safety
To raise awareness for tire or “donut” safety, a Tire Discounters location in Knoxville, Tennessee partnered with local favorite Duck Donuts to attempt to break the world record for the tallest donut stack in one minute.
Cooper Tire Teams Up with DoSomething.org to Launch National Tire Safety Campaign
The “Pump It Up” campaign, active through Sept. 30, encourages teens and young adults to learn how to check their tire pressure, tread depth and overall tire condition to stay safer on the road.
TIA Promotes Tire Safety During National Car Care Month
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is helping spread tire safety awareness by taking part in April’s National Car Care Month.