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New EU tyre labelling regulation

BTMA is leading industry dialogue with the Department for Transport in pursuit of the introduction of the new EU tyre labelling regulation in Great Britain on 1st May 2021.  Delayed implementation in GB would lead to unnecessary industry disruption and consumer confusion.  The industry’s proposal builds on existing industry data and infrastructure.  It would achieve a smooth transition from Day 1, delivering the regulation’s stated goals at least cost and with least burden for industry and government alike.


New EU Vehicle Safety Regulation 2018/0145

Mandatory TPMS fitment to all motor-vehicles and large trailers from 05/2022 for new Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles; and from 05/2024 for all vehicles

Minimum wet grip performance to be tested at legal minimum tread depth with effect from May 2024 for new type approvals.

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