A takeaway driver has been arrested and had his car banned from the roads by police.
Officers stopped the man close to York Hospital late on Friday night (28 October).
They were shocked by the state of his Peugeot 3008.
Traffic officer David Minto said on Twitter: “The takeaway delivery driver had no idea his tyres were this poor.
“He has now been reported for driving a vehicle in a dangerous condition. The car itself was issued with an immediate prohibition.
“Not only will the driver be required to replace the defective tyres but the car will require a full MOT. The prohibition will only then be removed upon the issue of an MOT pass certificate.”
TC Minto said the car last went through an MOT last December.
“The vehicle has travelled 18,000 miles between then and now with little or no attention given to its roadworthiness by the owner.”