Proposal for an amendment to Global Technical Regulation No. 16
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Proposal is to align GTR 16 with technical progress, incorporating new provisions for wet grip performance, rolling resistance and qualification for use at severe snow conditions both for passenger car (PC) and light truck / commercial (LT/C) tyres (as were recently adopted within UN Regulation No. 117). The proposal also includes updates from relevant FMVSS and UN Regulations Nos. 30 and 54.

Reference Number: GRRF/2016/2
Origin: Russia
Date: 20 November 2015
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRB-68-18 | GTR 16: Proposal for Amendment 1
GRRF-80-04 | Draft Amendment to GTR No. 16
GRRF/2016/3 | Proposal for the Technical Report on the development of Amendment 1 to Global Technical Regulation No. 16
TYREGTR-16-11 | Proposal for Amendment 1 to GTR No. 16
TYREGTR-19-07 | GTR 16: Draft Skeleton for the Statement on Technical Rationale and Justification for the development of Amendment 2
WP.29/2016/70 | Proposal for Amendment 1 to Global Technical Regulation No. 16
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 81 | 1-5 Feb 2016

30. The Chair of GRRF recalled the authorization to develop an amendment to GTR No. 16 (see ECE/TRANS/WP29/AC.3/42) and the sponsorship of the Russian Federation for this activity. The expert from the Russian Federation reported on the work done by the group of interested experts dealing with this amendment, introducing the draft amendment 1 to GTR No.16 in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/2 as well as the report contained in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/3. He explained that GRRF-81-02 contained additional information to show the amendments to the existing text of the GTR as well as the origin of the amended text. GRRF adopted both official documents above (and removed the square brackets in paras. 14 and 20 of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/3). GRRF requested the secretariat to submit them to WP.29 and AC.3 for consideration and vote at their June 2016 sessions.