Tag: NTDA

TRA to share offices with NTDA

TRA to share offices with NTDA

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 January 2020, the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) will share its address with the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) in Aylesbury. According to the association, TRA’s new address is:

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Autotech Recruit and the NTDA partner in tyre apprenticeship drive

Autotech Recruit and the NTDA partner in tyre apprenticeship drive

10th December 2019 | 0 Comments

A new initiative driven by the NTDA will see 75 apprentices work towards the new Specialist Tyre Operative standard this year.

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Trailblazer tyre technician training gets underway

Trailblazer tyre technician training gets underway

22nd November 2019 | 0 Comments

Ask anyone involved in tyre industry training and they will say two things. Firstly, there is a growing need to develop a sustainable career path in the technical end of the tyre business. And secondly, that structured training needs to move with the times. The good news is that, after months and years of hard work by key industry figures, there is now an appropriate answer to both questions. So, with this in mind, in mid-November Tyres & Accessories visited the first cohort of trailblazer Licence Commercial Tyre Technician (LCCT) training, which incorporates an accredited apprenticeship standard and the NTDA’s REACT licence.

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Kirkby Tyres celebrate second straight Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award

Kirkby Tyres celebrate second straight Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

When Kirkby Tyres received the prestigious Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award (2019) on 3 October, it marked the second consecutive year that the Liverpool-based wholesaler had won the award.

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Yokohama secures first NTDA ‘tyre manufacturer of the year’ award

Yokohama secures first NTDA ‘tyre manufacturer of the year’ award

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has won its first ever NTDA Tyre Manufacturer of the Year award at the Tyre Industry Awards ceremony in Birmingham. The award is presented to the company that, in the judges’ opinion, demonstrates that it is the best all-round ambassador for competitive manufacturing, service provision and a role model for its peers in the industry.

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Buckley Tyres wins two best tyre retailer awards

Buckley Tyres wins two best tyre retailer awards

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Flintshire-based Buckley Tyre Service has been named the best tyre dealer in the UK after picking up the hotly contested Tyre Retailer of the Year Award at last night’s National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Awards.

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Over 600 attend 90th NTDA annual dinner and Tyre Industry Awards

Over 600 attend 90th NTDA annual dinner and Tyre Industry Awards

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

After a day conference focusing on investing in the tyre industry’s personnel, technology and the trends associated with the next generation, last night saw 600 members of the tyre industry gather at the ICC in Birmingham for the 90th annual NTDA dinner and Tyre Industry Awards.

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NTDA says no to part worns with new safety campaign

NTDA says no to part worns with new safety campaign

3rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) members have unanimously said “No!” to the sale of part worn tyres in a new independent survey. The NTDA has been instrumental in helping Trading Standards prosecute traders who illegally sold defective part-worn tyres, and its members have now rejected their sale, en masse.

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Micheldever delighted with 5 NTDA Tyre Industry Awards nominations

Micheldever delighted with 5 NTDA Tyre Industry Awards nominations

9th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Micheldever Group says it is “absolutely delighted” that Micheldever Tyre Services/Protyre has been shortlisted for five NTDA Tyre Industry Awards this year. The categories it has been nominated for are:

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NTDA announces 2019 Tyre Industry Awards finalists

NTDA announces 2019 Tyre Industry Awards finalists

6th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The NTDA has announced the finalists for its 2019 Tyre Industry Awards. The awards, sponsored by tyre manufacturer Sailun, will be presented at the association’s 90th Annual Dinner on Thursday 3 October at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham. The dinner is sponsored by tyre wholesaler Land Tyre Service, while the awards will be hosted by popular TV comedian Mark Watson. The 2019 finalists include former award winners, finalists, and some new nominees.

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Tyre aging law could take effect in 2020

Tyre aging law could take effect in 2020

24th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The UK government is consulting on plans to ban old tyres for buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses and a new law could be introduced this year and come into force early 2020. Tyres aged 10 years and older would be banned from use on buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses under the new proposals. However, further clarity about precisely what the new rules will cover is needed.

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Automechanika Birmingham 2019 opens

4th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham has opened today. The show, which aims to bring together professionals within the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sector in the UK and Ireland, was opened by mechanic and motorcycle racer turned television presenter, Guy Martin at the NEC Birmingham (Halls 18-20). More than 500 exhibitors will take part, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations and product launches in the aftermarket and vehicle production industry. The tyre segment is represented with stands for Yokohama and the National Tyre Distributors Association.

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Jelf signs NTDA agreement

16th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Well-known industry insurance company Jelf reports that it has designed specific insurance programmes for the tyre sector in collaboration with the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA). According to Jelf, the insurance market for the tyre industry is diminishing quickly with only a small number of motor trader insurers willing to write insurance policies.

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Reverend Richard Coles to speak at NTDA Tyre Industry Conference 2019

Reverend Richard Coles to speak at NTDA Tyre Industry Conference 2019

1st April 2019 | 0 Comments

The Reverend Richard Coles will be the closing speaker at the NTDA’s 2019 Tyre Industry Conference (3 October, International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham). The broadcaster, writer and Church of England priest is known for a variety of television appearances, including Have I Got News For You, and a memorable run on Strictly Come Dancing. He first found fame as one half of the 1980s band, The Communards, which enjoyed three UK Top 10 hits, including the biggest-selling single of 1986, Don't Leave Me This Way.

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Smart motorways dangerous for recovery workers

Smart motorways dangerous for recovery workers

11th March 2019 | 0 Comments

One key outcome of the establishment of both PROF and the Roadside Rescue and Recovery APPG is that Sir Mike Penning committed to reviewing the safety of so-called "smart motorways". His speech within the houses of Parliament at the launch of PROF saw the Sir Mike admit the information he had when he was one of the MPs that signed off on smart motorways did not reflect the correct situation.

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