DfT ‘intends’ to retain EU tyre labelling regulation post-Brexit

UK’s tyre industry demands support from government in its bid to cut waste crime

Tyre Industry Federation elects Alfred Graham as new Chairman

At its recent AGM the Tyre Industry Federation (TIF), Alfred Graham was unanimously elected as the new Chair and will serve a two-year period of office. Alfred will also remain the Director of the International Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA).

Tyre industry to support and participate in Government’s call for evidence on surface wear

The Tyre Industry Federation, (TIF) which represents the UK’s whole tyre industry on issues of common concern, has confirmed its support and participation in the Department for Transport (DfT) and Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) ‘Call for evidence on brake, tyre and road surface wear’.

New chairman for Tyre Industry Federation

The Tyre Industry Federation (TIF) has elected Patrick O’Connell, the managing director of the Bandvulc Group, as its new Chairman with immediate effect.

Industry guide launched to clarify tyre labelling responsibilities

To coincide with the introduction of new tyre labelling laws which come into effect on July 1st and will see new tyres labelled according to three key performance criteria, the Tyre Industry Federation (TIF) has launched a new practical guide about the regulations.

Tyre labelling: only 2 months to go

The EU tyre labelling Regulation comes into effect for tyre manufacturers from 1st July. From that date retailers can expect to see certain deliveries of tyres arriving with the new “consumer advice” label affixed.

Tyre Industry Federation launches Factbook

Freely available on this website, the downloadable resource gives an overview of the tyre industry from manufacture to recycling and from road safety to lifecycle impact. Filled with information from authoritative sources the Factbook provides a concise and easily accessible insight into the many dimensions of the UK tyre industry

ProMOTe Campaign

The Tyre Industry Federation supports the ProMOTe campaign challenging Government proposals to reduce the frequency of MOT testing. TIF strongly believes that the annual inspection of wearing components on vehicles is a major contributor to the UK's position as world leader in road safety

Winter Tyres – The Motor Insurance Commitment

Motor Insurers recognise that some motorists may wish to fit winter tyres to their cars during the cold weather. The Association of British Insurers has published a winter tyres agreement.

Part-Worn Tyres

Surveys have seperately shown that up to 90% of part worn tyres on the market are illegal for re-use. Many have been found to be not fit for purpose and in some cases dangerous. TIF only endorses the use of tyres that are safe and legal for road use.

Winter Tyres

There’s more to winter tyres than chunky tread patterns. Special rubber compounds give better grip when temperatures fall below 7⁰C. On snow, winter tyres marked give up to 3 times the traction of normal tyres.

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