This agenda item relates to GTR No. 16 Tires.
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 170 | 15-18 Nov 2016

136. The representative of the Russian Federation introduced WP.29-170-13, proposing that AC.3 authorized the development of an amendment to GTR No. 16 in two phases (Phase 2A and Phase 2B) under the sponsorship of his country. He also introduced WP.29-170-12 proposing Terms of Reference for the IWG on Tyre GTR. AC.3 welcomed the proposal, invited the IWG to start working and requested the secretariat to distribute WP.29-170-13 with an official symbol for formal adoption at its March 2017 session.

137. The representative of the European Commission recommended prioritizing the work, especially on marking provisions, thus adequately taking account of the challenge it represented.

Documentation
GRRF-83-32 | Progress report of the Tyre GTR informal group
TYREGTR-15-06 | China comments on the second phase harmonization of GTR No. 16 (Tires) (China)
WP.29-170-12 | Terms of Reference and the Rules of Procedure of the Informal Working Group for the Phase 2 of development of UN GTR No. 16 (Russia)