Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 109
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Proposal to amend Annex 7 (based on the documents ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2015/39 and GRRF-80-16 from Slovakia) and Annex 10. This proposal would:

  1. change measurement units for drum speed in Annex 7 from min-1 to km.h-1 to align the requirements with other tyre regulations;
  2. correct the wording from “speed category symbol” to “speed symbol” (as defined in para. 2.33);
  3. correct the wording from “load capacity index” to “load index” (as defined in para. 2.32);
  4. correct a reference to para. 3.2.13. of the Regulation in Annex 7, Appendix 1;
  5. correct a boundary value of load index in Annex 7, Appendix 1;
  6. delete in paragraph 2.1 in Annex 7, the possibility to use the 2.0 m drum diameter to perform the endurance test.

In Annex 10, the proposal aligns the text with Annex 7 of UN R117, 02 series of amendments, Supplement 5.

Reference Number: GRRF/2016/40
Origin: ETRTO and Slovakia
Date: 5 July 2016
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRRF-80-16 | Proposal for amendments to document GRRF/2015/39 concerning UN Regulation No. 109
GRRF-81-12 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 109
GRRF/2015/39 | Proposal for an amendment to Regulation No. 109
WP.29/2017/9 | Proposal for Supplement 8 to Regulation No. 109
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 82 | 20-23 Sep 2016

39. GRRF resumed consideration of proposed amendments to Annexes 7 and 10 to Regulation No. 109 as well as the proposal originally submitted by the expert from Slovakia, in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/40. The expert from ETRTO presented a proposal for amendments to tyre marking requirements in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/41.

40. GRRF adopted both proposals and requested the secretariat to submit them as draft Supplement 8 to Regulation No. 109 (Retreaded tyres for commercial vehicles and their trailers) to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their March 2017 sessions.