The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
Commencement: 1st February 2021
Amends: The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986
The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 aim to ensure that vehicles are made to high standards, to ensure that such standards are maintained while in use and that they are roadworthy. The Regulations state that it is an offence to use a road vehicle if it is emitting smoke, visible vapour, grit, sparks, ashes, cinders or oily substances in such a way as is likely to cause damage to property or injure any person.
The 1986 Regulations are amended to ban the use of tyres aged 10-years and older on the front axles of certain vehicles, such as heavy goods vehicles, buses and coaches.
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