PICTURES: Carlow Roads Policing Unit stop HGV with dangerously defective tyres

Always check your tyres no matter what the weather

Darren Hassett

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Source: Carlow/Kilkenny Garda Facebook page

Carlow Roads Policing Unit performed a checkpoint in Carlow on Tuesday morning with the Road Safety Authority of Ireland and they stopped a HGV with tyres pictured above. 

Gardaí said the driver was not allowed to continue until the tyres were changed and fixed charge penalties were issued in relation to same which carry penalty points.

They added: "Please always check your tyres no matter what the weather."