A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety
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Published by National Road Safety Council in Windhoek .
Written in English

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StatementNational Road Safety Council, Traffic Safety Secretariat, Road Safety Research
LC ClassificationsTL270 .S84 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24453663M
LC Control Number2010306070

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6. Find out the age of the second hand tyre and make sure that it is not more than six years old. A tyre that is six years old is a ‘pass advisory’ item at the NCT. A tyre’s age can be determined by the serial number on the tyre sidewall. This serial number comprises of a four digit code as shown in Figure 7 and refers to the tyre’s date of. 92% of second-hand tyres get sold without being correctly labelled as 'part worn'. It's a massive safety issue as over 2,, cars a year fail their MOTs due to tyre defects. Act now and check your tyres. Don't run the risk of second-hand tyres. to import control regulations: Used pneumatic tyres-of a kind used on cars (including station wagons and racing cars) Used pneumatic tyres-of a kind used on busses or lorries The turnaround time of processing an import permit for used or second hand tyre casings is 3 to 5. First, the environmental effects caused by the trade of used tyres from Western to Eastern Europe are of limited impact on the overall environmental damage caused by truck tyres.

Ahead of the National Road Safety Week which runs October 8th to 14 th, the Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) is highlighting the danger of buying second-hand tyres. In a detailed test carried out, it was found that 51 percent of second-hand tyres tested .   DANGEROUS second-hand tyres up to 23 years old are being sold by some dealers, putting lives at risk. Part-worn tyres with serious safety defects, unsafe repairs and . Improving road safety Haffejee, who is also the chairperson of SATMC, said that the introduction of such standards and controls could improve the regulated sale of second hand tyres, minimise the. Mr Soko disclosed that the RTSA recently carried out Road Safety Analysis in which it was discovered that besides the increase in volume of traffic, especially in Lusaka, billboards, use of.

Road Safety factsheet: Tyre Safety Factsheet Tyre types It is illegal to mix tyres of a different construction (such as cross-ply; bias belted or radial) on the same axle. Cross-ply and bias-belted tyres are seldom used on production cars, and are not widely available in the UK. Cross-ply and radial tyres should never be mixed on the same vehicle.   In March , the Federal Road Safety Commission, which is campaigning against the use of second-hand tyres, linked the auto accident that killed the . The Consequences of Using Sub-Par Tyres. Tyres have a direct link to the quality of your ride as well as your safety in general. Here are some of the consequences that may arise from neglecting your tyres: Losing Control Of Your Vehicle. Primarily, defective tyres may lead to you having less control of the car. on the tyre life of road users. Through a better understanding of these tyre-road interaction phenomena, it is anticipated that better informed decisions can be made that should ultimately affect the economy of the country through more cost-effective transport on roads. Various concepts around tyres and road surfacings are addressed in the paper.