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Van driver told police shredded tyre was ‘safe to drive on’

A van driver in the UK told police that their shredded tyre was “safe to drive on” at speeds of around 65km/h.

Greater Manchester Police said in a Tweet that the motorist was stopped on a dual carriageway in Stockport.

“Driver stated the tyre was safe to drive on and thought it just needed pumping up,” the Tweet said.

It added that the driver was reported and was also made to change the tyre.

Picture: Greater Manchester Police.