Graham Willson CEO BTMA

Graham Willson is chief executive of the British Tyre Manufacturers’ Association, whose members supply two-thirds of the tyres on Britain’s roads.  In addition, he is secretary of the Tyre Industry Federation, uniting trade associations across the tyre industry, and also sits on joint government/industry bodies regarding health & safety in the tyre industry and used tyres.

Before taking up his present responsibilities, Graham worked for 20 years in the tyre industry, fulfilling a variety of senior functions in the UK and abroad.  He spent the early years of his career in the UK automotive industry.

Presentation: Banning tyres aged 10 years and older

The DfT is considering introducing legislation to make it illegal for buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses to run with a tyre aged 10 years or over.

This presentation will outline the consultation process and timelines, and the implications of the likely ban for commercial vehicle operators.