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Which tyres are in scope and which are excluded from the tyre label regulation?

The new tyre label regulation applies only to new passenger car tyres (C1 tyres), light commercial vehicle tyres (C2 tyres) and heavy vehicle tyres (C3 tyres).

The following categories are currently excluded from the scope of the new  regulation: retreaded tyres, off-road tyres, racing tyres, studded tyres, temporary use spare tyres, tyres designed to be fitted on vehicles registered for the first time before 1st October 1990, tyres whose speed rating is less than 80 km/h, tyres whose nominal rim diameter does not exceed 254 mm or is 635 mm or more.

Disclaimer: Please note that the European Commission cannot provide a legally binding interpretation of the EU legislation, as this is the sole competence of the European Court of Justice. Any remarks from the European Commission services are without prejudice to the position the Commission might take should related cases arise in a procedure before the Court of Justice.