Friday 20 April 2018

'Backwards' tyres fail NCT

MORE than 8,000 cars have failed the NCT so far this year because their tyres were fitted the wrong way around.

Large numbers of modern tyres have treads with special grooves for better grip in wet and slippery conditions. More than 8,000 had the arrows facing in the opposite, incorrect direction when NCT tested, new research reveals.

Irish Independent

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News