Not changing to summer tyres can be expensive in Italy

30th April 2014 | 0 Comments
 
Not changing to summer tyres can be expensive in Italy
Tyre changeover slackness is a tidy earner for Italian authorities

Motorists in Italy have until 15 May to change their winter for summer tyres – and some face hefty fines if they fail to do so. Under a new regulation introduced by the country’s Ministry of Transport, M+S and snowflake marked tyres that bear a slower speed rating than the car’s maximum speed must be removed for the summer season. Failure to do so by the 15 May deadline may result in a fine of at least €419 and up to €1,682, and the vehicle needing to undergo a roadworthiness inspection.

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