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Commercial vehicle operators using old tyres to face investigations

Published on: Nov 28 2018 at 01:22 PM

From last week, 23 November 2018 to be exact, if the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) finds a tyre more than 10 years old as part of its routine heavy vehicle enforcement work, it will carry out follow-up investigations on the vehicle operator.

If the operator cannot give an adequate explanation for using an old tyre, or their tyre management systems are not up to standard, DVSA may refer them to the Office of the Traffic Commissioner for potential regulatory action.


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