New law could ban old tyres in effort to improve road safety

The Government is consulting on a new law that could see older tyres banned from being used on certain types of vehicle.

Under the proposed law, buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses would not be allowed to be fitted with tyres more than 10 years old.

If the plan wins support it could be put into force by early 2020.

The consultation is also looking at whether such a ban should be extended to other vehicles that carry members of the public, such as taxis and private hire...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-06-25 14:29
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