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
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.
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