What can cause excessive or uneven tyre wear?

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More about tyre wear

UK laws are quite specific around the condition and maintenance of tyres. Annex 6 of the highway code states:

Excessive or uneven tyre wear may be caused by faults in the braking or suspension systems, or wheels which are out of alignment. Have these faults corrected as soon as possible.

Learn more about the different kinds of abnormal wear on tyres.

Here are the legal requirements for tyres according to the police.