11.13.02.09

.09 Unsafe Tires.

A tire is considered unsafe if it:

A. Has tread or sidewall cuts, cracks, or snags, or is otherwise damaged in such a manner as to expose body cords;

B. Has any bump or bulge due to tread separation;

C. Is worn to a tread design depth of less than 2/32 of an inch or is worn to a tread design depth of less than 4/32 of an inch for tires in front wheel positions on motor vehicles with a GVWR of more than 10,000 pounds;

D. Has been retreaded or recapped and is mounted on the steering axle of a passenger bus with a GVWR of more than 10,000 pounds;

E. Has been regrooved or recut except as authorized in Transportation Article, §22-405.1, Annotated Code of Maryland;

F. Is marked "not for highway use", or "for racing purposes only", or "unsafe for highway use" or has such other conditions or markings as may be reasonably demonstrated to render the tire unsafe for highway use;

G. Is not of the same size and type as other tires on the same axle;

H. Is labeled as a "tube type" and is mounted without a properly inflated tube.