Car with bald tyre stopped by PSNI in Carrick

Police took to social media at the weekend to urge motorists to inspect the condition of their tyres after a car with a defective tyre was stopped in the Carrick area.

Monday, 25th October 2021, 10:25 am

Posting on Facebook on Saturday, October 23, a PSNI spokesperson said: “Officers from Road Policing in Steeple stopped a vehicle in the Carrickfergus area.

“On inspection, this was the state of the rear tyre (pictured). Alarmingly, there was a young child in the car. Please check your tyres regularly.”


Road users have been urged to check the condition of their tyres.

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