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A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety

National Road Safety Council of Namibia. Road Safety Research

A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety

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Published by National Road Safety Council in Windhoek .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNational Road Safety Council, Traffic Safety Secretariat, Road Safety Research
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL270 .S84 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24567846M
LC Control Number2010306070

The domestic automotive industry emerged from the recession of – (when it posted a cumulative loss of $ billion) to a record post-World War II expansion between and , during which time it earned $61 billion. Restricted Japanese competition between and , buyer preference for trucks and larger, well-equipped cars. vehicles, second-hand vehicles dominate the continent’s automotive retail sector. These are mainly imported. Based on in-market research, Deloitte estimates that in the three African countries under review (Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria) at least 8 out of 10 imported vehicles are used vehicles. This is a common trend across the region given that. Japanese used vehicle exporting is a grey market international trade involving the export of used cars and other vehicles from Japan to other markets around the world since the s.. Despite the high cost of transport, the sale of used cars and other vehicles to other countries is still profitable due to the relatively low cost and good condition of the vehicles being purchased. Most African countries are also dependent on imported cars, usually second-hand from Western countries, some of those vehicles being in a very worn-out state. Finally, even countries with oil resources could be deprived of refineries, such as Nigeria which has to import .


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A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety by National Road Safety Council of Namibia. Road Safety Research Download PDF EPUB FB2

The eff ects of imported second-hand tyres on road safety iii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Each year, more than people are killed and 3, injured on Namibian roads. During alone, more than 4, incidences involving a burst tyre were recorded.

Of these incidences, 3, involved a faulty tyre while involved good tyres, and more than. The main factor for safety is ensuring that the tyre grip on the road is sufficient under all relevant operating conditions.

Next of being a key safety component, the tyre also plays a significant role in fuel consumption and vehicle emissions due its rolling resistance. Further, tyre-road noise is one of the main sources of traffic Size: 2MB.

Find out the age of the second hand tyre and make sure that it is not more than six years old. A tyre that is six years old is a ‘pass advisory’ item at the NCT.

A tyre’s age can be determined by the serial number on the tyre sidewall. This serial number comprises of a four digit code as shown in Figure 7 and refers to the tyre’s date of.

92% of second-hand tyres get sold without being correctly labelled as 'part worn'. It's a massive safety issue as over 2, cars a year fail their MOTs due to tyre defects.

Act now and check your tyres. Don't run the risk of second-hand tyres. to import control regulations: Used pneumatic tyres-of a kind used on cars (including station wagons and racing cars) Used pneumatic tyres-of a kind used on busses or lorries The turnaround time of processing an import permit for used or second hand tyre casings is 3 to 5.

First, the environmental effects caused by the trade of used tyres from Western to Eastern Europe are of limited impact on the overall environmental damage caused by truck tyres.

Ahead of the National Road Safety Week which runs October 8th to 14 th, the Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) is highlighting the danger of buying second-hand tyres.

In a detailed test carried out, it was found that 51 percent of second-hand tyres tested. DANGEROUS second-hand tyres up to 23 years old are being sold by some dealers, putting lives at risk.

Part-worn tyres with serious safety defects, unsafe repairs and. Improving road safety Haffejee, who is also the chairperson of SATMC, said that the introduction of such standards and controls could improve the regulated A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety book of second hand tyres, minimise the.

Mr Soko disclosed that the RTSA recently carried out Road Safety Analysis in which it was discovered that besides the increase in volume of traffic, especially in Lusaka, billboards, use of. Road Safety factsheet: Tyre Safety Factsheet Tyre types It is illegal to mix tyres of a different construction (such as cross-ply; bias belted or radial) on the same axle.

Cross-ply and bias-belted tyres are seldom used on production cars, and are not widely available in the UK. Cross-ply and radial tyres should never be mixed on the same vehicle. In Marchthe Federal Road Safety Commission, which is campaigning against the use of second-hand tyres, linked the auto accident that killed the.

The Consequences of Using Sub-Par Tyres. Tyres have a direct link to the quality of your ride as well as your safety in general. Here are some of the consequences that may arise from neglecting your tyres: Losing Control Of Your Vehicle.

Primarily, defective tyres may lead to you having less control of the car. on the tyre life of road users. Through a better A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety book of these tyre-road interaction phenomena, it is anticipated that better informed decisions can be made that should ultimately affect the economy of the country through more cost-effective transport on roads.

Various concepts around tyres and road surfacings are addressed in the paper. As Scheibe concludes, pavement rutting caused by studded tyres can A study on the effects of imported second hand tyres on road safety book such dangerous conditions as tram lining, hydroplaning on accumulated water in the ruts, excessive road spray, and premature damage to pavement markings.

Road and support infrastructure While poor road conditions have a positive impact on replacement demand, by reducing the life of the tyre, improved roads can act as a catalyst to increased purchase and use of personal vehicles, thus driving up the demand for tyres.

Also, poor road and support infrastructure act as a barrier to radialisation in. Part worn tyres have previously been fitted to another vehicle, removed (for whatever reason) and are now being sold second hand.

These tyres can come from a number of sources, such as a car that has been written-off, but the tyres are still in usable condition- however many part worn tyres are imported from Germany, where the minimum legal. Ecological Dimension of Tire Management. Environmental Impact of tire use "Mankind at the crossroads", which is the second report by the Club of Rome inswitching risk of jeopardizing road safety, on the other hand, there is a risk of releasing into the atmosphereCited by: 3.

Dangers of Part-Worn Tyres With the price of motoring rising, there is a worrying number of motorists who are seeking to cut their costs with the purchase of part-worn, rather than new, tyres. It is understandable that during these financially difficult times that people want to.

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Poor tyre maintenance was the most common reason for car accidents in Britain last year, new figures published by the Department for Transport (DfT) have revealed. Síochána, the Health and Safety Authority and the Road Safety Authority as a tool for working drivers to help them understand and manage the risks that they face and create when driving for work.

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The increasing number of vehicles on the roads of industrialised and developing nations generates millions of used tyres every year. About billion tyres are sold worldwide each year and subsequently as many eventually fall into the category of end of life tyres (ELTs) ().Moreover, the amount of ELTs in Europe, US and Japan are about to increase because of the projected growing number of Cited by:   Second-hand tyres and re-grooved tyres are one of the biggest dangers to safety on the road.

This is according to Riaz Haffejee, CEO of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa – one of the leading tyre manufacturers and parent company of Dunlop tyres in South Africa.

His warning comes during Transport Month when safe driving is promoted nationally and on the eve of the year-end holiday season when. Following a Presidential decision additional duties were imposed on subject tyres imports for a three year period in the amount of 35 per cent ad valorem in the first year, 30 per cent ad valorem in the second year and 25 per cent ad valorem in the third year (the tyres measure).

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In the wet, the best car tyres disperse water using the grooves of the tread, maintaining contact with the road and preventing aquaplaning - where the tyre rides on top of the water, rather than passing through it - which increases the likelihood of a loss of control.

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