No law change, but DfT publishes tyre age guidance for PSVs

20th December 2013 | 0 Comments

In response to the coroner’s findings following the September 2012 fatal coach crash on the A3 caused by the failure of a 19 year old tyre, on 19 December the Department for Transport and Vehicle and Operator Service Agency released a tyre age recommendation document. The guidance “strongly recommends” that tyres over ten years old should not be fitted to the front axles of buses and coaches.

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