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WP.29 Regulations List
1998 Global Agreement 1998 Global Agreement WP.29 Agreements Agreement concerning the establishing of global technical regulations for wheeled vehicles, equipment, and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles The 1998 Global Agreement provides the framework for establishing UN Global Technical Regulations. Under the Agreement, the World Forum maintains a <a href="http://www.unece.org/trans/main/wp29/wp29wgs/wp29gen/wp29glob_candidate.html" target="_blank">Compendium of Candidates</a> listing national and/or regional regulations proposed by Contracting Parties as possible bases for the development of Global Technical Regulations. Items remain on this list for five years unless renewed by request of a Contracting Party. 1998 Agreement 1998 Global Agreement United Nations Agreement 1998 Global Agreement Agreement
GTR No. 16 Tires Tires Global Technical Regulations This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) vehicles". WP.29 (via the TyreGTR informal working group) is preparing amendments to Part II of GTR No.16:<ol class="alpha"><li>Addition of new definitions (Section 2);</li><li>Harmonization of the Load Range concept in relationship to Inflation Pressure (Section 2);</li><li>Alignment of the provisions for tyre marking and physical dimensions of PC tyres with the most recent developments in UN Regulations Nos. 30 and 54 (Sections 3.3 and 3.5);</li><li>Harmonization of FMVSS 139 requirements relative to UNECE PSI index (Sections 3.14 and 3.15);</li><li>Delection of provisions for physical dimensions of LT/C tyres based on FMVSS 139 (Section 3.20) an UN Regulation No. 54 (Section 3.21) and addition of new harmonized provisions for physical dimensions of LT/C tyres (new Section 3.20);</li><li>Deletion of provisions for high speed test for LT/C tyres based on FMVSS 139 (Section 3.19) and UN Regulation No. 54 (Section 3.16) and addition of new harmonized provisions for high speed test for LT/C tyres (new Section 3.16);</li><li>Updates of the Annexes 3 and 6 with regard to the most recent developments in UN Regulations Nos. 30 and 54.</li></ol> Other topics under this "Phase 2" development of GTR No. 16 include:<ol class="alpha"><li>Consideration of feasibility of harmonization of endurance test for LT/C tyres (Sections 3.16 and 3.17); and</li><li>Consideration of feasibility of development of provisions for global tyre marking.</li></ol> Tires Tires GTR No. 16 GTR No. 16 GTR 16