Government consulting on 10-year-old tyre ban

27th February 2019 | 0 Comments
 
Government consulting on 10-year-old tyre ban
After years of campaigning, the UK government is consulting on proposed legislation banning 10-year-old truck and bus tyres

Following strenuous campaigning from the industry, Tyred and Frances Molloy in particular, the government announced on 26 February that it will consult on “options to ban older tyres from use on buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses to help keep road users safe”. The Department for Transport explained that the proposed legislation will make it illegal for these vehicles to run with a tyre aged 10 years or over.

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