Car Tyres and Safety

Under the Car Tyres (Safety) Laws 1994, a part used tyre should not have:. Cuts longer than 25mm– or 10 % of the area width of the tyre– which are deep more than enough to get to the ply or cord are not acceptable.

  • Lumps, bulges or tears caused by separation or failure of the tyre’s framework, or any  type of seepage harm that has not been repaired.
  • Any of the internal or external cable or ply damaged.
  • Part-worn tyres must be effectively marked. They need to:. Show all the initial markings for their kind and layout, including rate ratings and load indexes. Feature words ‘part worn’ in capital letters at least four millimeters high (this will be irreversible, clear and not made by reducing or branding).
  • Be examined internally if they are to be sold on the rim.
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