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Adam Hewitt
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Ten year tyre ban in force from today

From 1st February, tyres aged over 10 years are banned on the front steered axles of lorries, buses and coaches along with all single wheels of minibuses (9-16 passengers seats).

 

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The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) are enforcing the new legislation at roadside checks along with vehicle annual tests.

Updated sanctions policy

The DVSA revised their enforcement sanctions policy to reflect the new offences, which includes affected tyres over 10 years old and not having a date marking that is clearly legible.

Penalties include:

  • £100 fixed penalty
  • endorsable points on the driver’s licence
  • possible prosecution for more than 1 endorsable offence

More information is available at www.gov.uk

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The DVSA has updated their categorisation of defects document and annual test inspection manuals for passenger service vehicles and heavy goods vehicles to reflect the changes.

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