Chris Monroe to be honored at NCTDA conference

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Chris Monroe of Monroe Tire & Service in Shelby, N.C., will be honored as the Dealer of the Year at the upcoming North Carolina Tire Dealer Association (NCTDA) industry awards night.

The event will be held March 2 at the Raleigh City Center Marriott & Convention Center located in Raleigh, part of the two-day NCTDA Expo/Trade Show.

Mr. Monroe recently served as a member as the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) board of directors.

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Marvin Bozarth to Retire from TIA at the 2018 OTR Conference in Florida

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(Bowie, MD – 1/4/2018) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, announced today that Senior Technical Consultant Marvin Bozarth, will officially retire at the upcoming 2018 Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference. Mr. Bozarth has been with TIA since 1990 and has served as the Executive Director of the American Retreaders Association (ARA) and International Tire and Rubber Association (ITRA) from 1991-2002.

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Tire Industry Association releases 63rd OTR Conference line-up

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the official session lineup for the 63rd Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference. The conference and sessions will be at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida from February 21– 24, 2018.

Each session will address key industry and political topics that are important for all attendees. All sessions will be led by industry professionals and/or TIA staff.

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Vehicle technology will be hot topic at Sema, Aapex

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LAS VEGAS — Dealing with changing vehicle technology will be a recurring theme this year at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), which run concurrently the week of Oct.

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TIA 2018 Off-the-Road Conference Online Registration is Now Open

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(Bowie, MD – 10/4/2017) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, has announced that registration is now open for the 63rd Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference. The event will be at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida from February 21– 24, 2018.

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TIA Urges Congress to Cover Hurricane Irma in Disaster Relief Bill

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(Bowie, MD – 9/13/2017) – As thousands of people look to repair from the devastation left by the recent hurricanes, many businesses are left wondering how they will recover. The Tire Industry Association and members of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Coalition will lobby Congress to apply WOTC to natural disasters, that will cover powerful hurricanes like Harvey and Irma.

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TIA announces Board of Directors election deadline

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The Tire Industry Association 2017 Board of Directors election deadline is Friday, September 1st. All TIA members that are in good standing and with voting rights are encouraged to vote. Vote online here.

Four individuals will be elected to serve on the TIA Board for a three-year term. The following is a list of the nominees for this year’s election.

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New Jersey Unsafe Used Tire Legislature Goes to Governor

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New legislature that prohibits the sale of unsafe used tires in New Jersey has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie.

The bill (A 3896) would prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and impose a fine on a business that sells a tire that exhibits any one of several unsafe conditions such as worn-out tread, visible damage, or improper repairs.

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TIA Board Of Directors Elects New 2017-‘18 Officers

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, held its mid-year board of directors meeting on June 21-23 and elected Brian Rigney as its new board secretary, effective Oct. 30.

Rigney is currently the president of Dill Air Controls Products and has 16 years of experience within the tire industry.

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TIA Board Elects Brian Rigney as the 2017-2018 Secretary

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(Bowie, MD – 7/5/2017) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, held its mid-year board of directors meeting on June 21–June 23 and elected Brian Rigney as its new board secretary effective Monday, October 30, 2017.

Brian Rigney is currently the President of Dill Air Controls Products and has 16 years of experience within the tire industry.

Read the source article at TIRE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION