EU Regulation No. 1222/2009 on Labelling Tyres With Respect To Fuel Efficiency

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A European Union regulation that aims to increase the safety, and economic and environmental efficiency, of road transportation by promoting safe, fuel-efficient tyres with low noise levels by communicating the following information to customers:

  1. the impact on vehicle fuel efficiency associated with the tyre’s rolling resistance
  2. the impact on vehicle safety associated with the tyre’s wet grip and
  3. the tyre’s external noise level (expressed in decibels).


EUR-Lex Document 32009R1222