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NTDA elects new Board members and Executive Officers

At the 95th AGM held on Thursday 25th April, the NTDA appointed two new directors to the Board of the National Tyre Distributors Association (the Company). The first new Company Board appointment, ratified unanimously by the Executive Council, was that of Roger Griggs Communications Director at European Tyre Enterprise Ltd. Roger is a highly respected Honorary Life Member of the NTDA and was awarded the National Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Tyre Industry...

Rear-Facing Red Flashing Lamps Consultation

The tyre roadside assistance and rescue and recovery industry have been granted permission to use rear-facing red flashing lamps.  After a campaign of approximately 35 years. Prior to this decision, the only industries able to use red-flashing lamps were Government Agencies, Police and National Highways Traffic Officers.  So, it is a privilege to finally be awarded the right alongside these sectors. For the lamps to maintain their effectiveness, the tyre and rescue and recovery industries...

NTDA supports Northern Ireland Air Ambulance

On Thursday 22nd February 2024, the NTDA Northern Ireland Chairman Roy Nutt of WH Nutt & Son / WHN Tyres presented a cheque for £3,400 to Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI).The AANI is a registered charity which has been operating a helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) dedicated to responding to serious trauma and medical emergencies in Northern Ireland since 2017.The £3,400 was the surplus from, and additional charity raffle money raised at, the NTDA's Northern...

NTDA and BTMA stand united to support Retreading

The NTDA and BTMA stand united in their support for retreading. As highlighted at the 2023 NTDA Tyre Industry Conference, the industry suffers from a legacy of out-of-date information handed down from one generation of fleet operators and distributors to the next. Past prejudices against retreading are no longer founded. Safety A modern retread offers performance equal to or often better than many new tyres. Retreads must pass the same endurance test as new tyres....