189.205 Regrooved or recut tires prohibited — Exceptions.

(1) No person shall knowingly operate on any highway any vehicle on which any tire has been regrooved or recut or offer such tire for sale or exchange.

(2) This section shall not apply to regrooved or recut vehicle tires which are designed and constructed in such a manner that regrooving and recutting is an acceptable and safe practice nor does this subsection apply to regrooving and recutting done in a tire recapping process.

(3) No provision of this section shall apply or be construed to apply to any commercial vehicle operated under safety regulations or requirements of the Kentucky department of vehicle regulation or of the interstate commerce commission.

History: Created 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 142, sec. 1.

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