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Apart from the legal tread depth limit of 1.6mm, other specific tyre requirements that must be met for the MOT test include the following:

  • Tyre condition: Tyres must be in good condition, with no cuts, bulges, or lumps on the sidewall or tread.
  • Tyre pressure: Tyres must be inflated to the correct pressure, as specified by the vehicle manufacturer.
  • Type and size: Tyres must be the correct size and type for the vehicle, as specified in the vehicle handbook.
  • Tyre speed rating: The speed rating of the tyres must be equal to or greater than the maximum speed of the vehicle.
  • Tyre load capacity: Tyres must have a load capacity that is equal to or greater than the maximum weight of the vehicle.
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