Bridgestone calls for UK to follow Ireland’s lead in illegal tyre fines

Friday 22nd April 2016 | 0 Comments
Bridgestone UK MD Robin Shaw
Bridgestone UK MD Robin Shaw

Bridgestone has called on the UK Government to implement mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres. The manufacturer said the UK should follow Ireland’s lead in the interests of road safety; the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new fixed charge notice (FCN) offence for motorists in mid-April, with fines of €80 now in effect.

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