Why are we waiting? Tyred demands must be met now!

Last year the Tyred campaign thought they had secured victory in its fight to have old tyres banned from our roads. However, despite a consultation on the issue, no action has been taken and no legislation introduced. Frank Mckenna asks, Why?

Victory for Tyred campaign

The campaign to ban old tyres from public transport vehicles secured a major victory this week as Transport ministers Jesse Norman and Chris Grayling confirmed that a consultation exercise with the industry will begin with a view to banning the use of tyres that are more than ten years old.