``Anytime money passes through government's hands, it costs money to handle that money.... I don't think the (checkoff) will raise the public's view of the tire industry.''-Dane Dees, Texas Tire Dealers Assn. (TTDA) president.
``(Our members) wish that TIA would be just a little more upfront.''-Chuck Space, TTDA executive director.
``You can't run around and tell people what's going to be until it's done.''-Larry Morgan, Tire Industry Assn. president.
``I think the biggest hurdle for TIA, or any organization pushing it, is educating the dealers on how they intend to use it.''-Shawn Herrick, Mid-America Tire Dealers Assn. executive director.