6 part worn tyre retailers convicted in a week for sale of dangerous tyres

1st September 2015 | 0 Comments
 
6 part worn tyre retailers convicted in a week for sale of dangerous tyres
Part worn sales are subject to the Motor Vehicle Tyres (Safety) Regulations 1994 (reg.7.), part of the Consumer Protection Act

The sale of dangerous tyres to unsuspecting motorists has led to the conviction of six retailers of part worn tyres from the Brent and Harrow area of London within the space of a week. Top Tyres & Auto Parts Ltd (Wembley); Whitchurch Road Tyres (Harrow); Pinner Road Tyres Ltd (Harrow); Quick Car Repairs Ltd (Harrow); Mr Walazedeh trading as Harrow Tyres (Harrow); and 3D Tyres Ltd (Wembley) faced 36 charges of supplying unsafe tyres, not complying with the Motor Vehicle Tyres (Safety) Regulations 1994. All six pleaded guilty and were ordered to pay a total of £18,009.40 in fines, including individual penalties for company directors, costs and victim surcharges.

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