Fleet Tyres

Reference: 

643

Request detail: 

I’m writing to you to ask if you could please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

Do you have a policy to change the tyres on your emergency vehicles when they reach a minimum tread depth?

•             Yes, we have a formal policy

•             We don’t have a formal policy but we do have an accepted practice which we follow in the majority of cases

•             No

If you have either a formal policy or accepted practice, at what tread depth do you have the tyres changed on your emergency vehicles?

•             1.6mm

•             1.7mm - 2mm

•             2.1mm- 2.5mm

•             2.6mm - 3mm

•             3.1mm - 3.5mm

•             3.6 mm - 4.0mm

•             Over 4mm

How many vehicles do you have in your fleet? (If possible, please provide breakdowns of makes and models used)

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please find our responses below: Do you have a policy to change the tyres on your emergency vehicles when they reach a minimum tread depth? • We don’t have a formal policy but we do have an accepted practice which we follow in the majority of cases - We use the CFOA (Chief Fire Officers Association) Transport Officer Group tyre policy for best practise guidance on operational vehicle tyres and 3mm minimum tread depth. If you have either a formal policy or accepted practice, at what tread depth do you have the tyres changed on your emergency vehicles? – See above. How many vehicles do you have in your fleet? (If possible, please provide breakdowns of makes and models used) – This information is available on our website: https://www.shropshirefire.gov.uk/fleet-list

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Wednesday, 7 December, 2016

Responded: 

Tuesday, 3 January, 2017

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