North Wales Fire and Rescue Service is to fit Michelin tyres across its 100 heavy fire appliances, mirroring a policy operated by the two other Fire and Rescue Authorities in Wales.
Michelin Gain Contract with North Wales Fire and Rescue
The move marks the service’s first major change in tyre policy for more than 20 years. Its vehicles are used to respond to around 3,200 fires, 500 road traffic collisions and 500 other emergency incidents annually.
Prior to making the decision, Michelin test sets were fitted to three vehicles and a series of stability and braking tests were successfully c...
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