Police vehicles in Scotland use more than £1m of tyres a year, the Freedom of Information Act has revealed.
The Scotsman report:
The bill for fitting replacement tyres to Scotland’s police vehicles is in excess of £1 million a year.
According to newly published figures, costs for tyres and windscreens for the fleet of cars, vans and other vehicles throughout the country has run up a tab of more than £2.6m since the beginning of 2011.
That means the bill stands at nearly £100,000 a month, or over £3,330 each day, at a time when the new national forces is tasked with identifying swingeing cuts to its budget.