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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7K: Tires; minimum safety standards; penalty

Section 7K. No person shall sell, offer or expose for sale, or have in his possession with intent to sell any tire which has been manufactured after January first, nineteen hundred and sixty-eight for use on any motor vehicle, motorcycle, or trailer unless such tire complies with such minimum safety standards for construction and performance as the registrar shall prescribe. In no event shall such standards be below those adopted from time to time by the general services administration of the United States government.

Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than fifteen days, or both.