DVSA brings 10-year tyre ban into force
Updated: Feb 11
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).
DVSA are enforcing the new legislation at roadside checks along with vehicle annual tests.
Updated sanctions policy
DVSA has revised its 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.
£100 fixed penalty
endorsable points on the driver’s licence
possible prosecution for more than 1 endorsable offence
Find out more
The 'Moving On' blog explains the law change further and what it means for operators.