Car MOT Manual 2012 onwards
Motorcycles, Tricycles and Quadricycles - 9.4 Tyres
The table below gives the minimum tread depth requirements for specified tricycles and quadricycles.
Reference should also be made to section 4.1.D of this Manual.
|VEHICLE TYPE||MINIMUM TREAD DEPTH|
|Tricycles with an unladen weight exceeding 410kg||1.6mm|
|Tricycles with an unladen weight not exceeding 410kg and an engine capacity greater than 50cc||1.0mm|
|Tricycles with an unladen weight not exceeding 410kg and an engine capacity not greater than 50cc||Tread pattern is clearly visible around the entire circumference and across the whole breath of the tread|