Industry Intelligence: Do You Sell Used Tires?
In our Tire Brand and Segment surveys conducted this year, we discovered what percent of dealers sell used tires per segment.
USTMA, Ohio Legislators to Highlight Unsafe Used Tire Bill During National Tire Safety Week
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) will gather with Ohio legislators next week in support of the state’s unsafe used tire legislation and to promote National Tire Safety Week.
Used-Tire Dealers Protest Higher Customs Fees in Azerbaijan
This week, used tire dealers and wheel suppliers rallied in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to protest against increased customs fees for imported used tires.
Ohio Bill Prohibits Installing Unsafe Used Tires
The Ohio Senate has passed motorist safety legislation that prohibits the installation of unsafe used tires.
Texas Governor Vetoes Used Tire Bill
Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently vetoed HB 2774, a bill to prohibit the installation of unsafe used tires.
Texas Legislation on Unsafe Tires Reaches Governor
Texas legislation to prohibit the installation of unsafe used tires is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott for his signature.
Three States Target Used Tires in Legislation
New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas have proposed legislation that would protect consumers from unsafe used tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association supports these efforts.
New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill That Prohibits Unsafe Used Tire Sales
The New Jersey Assembly has unanimously passed legislation (Bill A 3896) that prohibits the sale of unsafe used tires that put the people of New Jersey at risk. Introduced by Assemblywoman Shavonda E. Sumter (D-Paterson), the bill categorizes “unsafe” tires as tires that exhibit one or more of the following conditions: Worn-out tread. Tires worn
Michigan Gov. Signs Bill to Aid Used Tire Sales Record Keeping
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that requires a person selling used tires to comply with the same standards set for used vehicle parts. The newly signed law, from Bill 331, amends Public Act 119 of 1986, which deals with the buying and receiving of used motor vehicles parts. Under the new amendment a
RMA Aims to Rid Roads of Unsafe Used Tires
The Rubber Manufacturers Association announced its support of efforts by states to rid the roadways of unsafe used tires. Indiana, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas will consider bans on the sale of unsafe tires this year, according to RMA. “Safety is the highest priority for the tire industry,” said Dan Zielinski,