10 Tyres, wheels and hubs
Reasons for rejection
1. A mudguard is not securely fixed to the vehicle.
2. A mudguard is so constructed or damaged that it is likely to present a hazard to road users.
Mudguard means a fitting, inclusive of any portion of the vehicle and of any mudflaps attached, that serves to intercept material thrown up by a wheel more or less on the plane of the wheel.
Summary of legislation
1. A vehicle may be fitted with a mudguard over each road wheel (Note 1).
2. A mudguard must be securely fixed to the vehicle and must be constructed so that it does not present a hazard to road users.
- General vehicles
- Heavy vehicles
- Light PSVs
- Heavy PSVs
- General trailers
- Heavy trailers
- Unclassified vehicles
- Technical bulletins (general)
- Technical bulletins (CoF)
- Interim amendments