Monthly Archives July 2021

Horsebox legislation: tyres over 10-years-old

Horsebox legislation: tyres over 10-years-old On 1 February, new legislation banned tyres aged over 10 years on the front steered axles of lorries, buses and coaches along with all single wheels of minibuses (9-16 passengers seats). This legislation and the guidance below included horseboxes over 3.5 tonnes.Despite this, we’re still finding a small number of horseboxes with tyres over 10 years old on routine roadside checks and site visits.What do you need to know?We’ve published a blog post to explain the changes in more detail and how they affect your vehicles.We’ve also updated our industry guidance:Guide to Maintaining RoadworthinessHGV inspection manualCategorisation of DefectsWhat
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