PLEASE CHECK YOUR BUS DAILY INCLUDING:
LEAKS - BATTERY - TYRES AND WHEELS - BRAKES - DOORS AND EXITS - INDICATORS - FIRE EX & FIRST AID KIT - WIPERS - WASHERS - STEERING - MIRRORS - HORN - HEATING/BLOWERS - GLASS - LIGHTS - BODY WORK - SEAT BELTS - O DISC - SALOON LIGHTING - EMERGENCY HAMMER

DAILY WALK ROUND CHECK

SUBMITTED

Public Service Vehicles (PSV's):

the fixed penalty for using a vehicle with defective tyres is £100 fine and 3 penalty points for each defective tyre in most cases.

If a HGV / PSV has a tyre which has a tread of less than 1mm then the fixed penalty for each defective tyre will be £200 fine and 3 penalty points.

Magistrates Court

If prosecuted in a magistrates court the maximum sentence received (per tyre) is:

  • A level 4 fine (level 5 fine if offence is committed in a goods vehicle or a vehicle adapted to carry more than 8 passengers [HGV/PSV])

  • Obligatory endorsement of 3 penalty points

  • Magistrates have the discretion to disqualify