UK agency to check tire-age on commercial fleets

Bristol, UK – The UK’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is targeting operators of vehicles using tires more than 10 years old, the agency announced 23 Nov.

Effective immediately, the investigation process will seek “an adequate explanation” for using old tires and check the quality of the fleet operator’s management system.

If not satisfied, the DVSA said it may refer such operators to the Office of the Traffic Commissioner for potential regulatory action.

The DVSA has included a tire age category in its updated guide to maintaining…

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