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Are slick tyres road legal?

Tyres that are specifically manufactured for competitive racing are known as 'slick tyres'. The use of these tyres on a public road is not allowed and drivers who have slick tyres on their vehicles will be subject to legal penalties.

Slick tyres are created with the sole purpose of optimising performance on a racing track; they are not suitable for everyday use on the road due to their lack of grip and the potential risk of accidents.