The Labelling obligation applies to passenger, light & heavy commercial vehicle tyres.

Excluded from the scope of the regulation are:

  • (a) re-treaded tyres;
  • (b) off-road professional tyres;
  • (c) tyres designed to be fitted only to vehicles registered for the first time before 1 October 1990;
  • (d) T-type temporary-use spare tyres;
  • (e) tyres whose speed rating is less than 80 km/h;
  • (f) tyres whose nominal rim diameter does not exceed 254 mm or is 635 mm or more;
  • (g) tyres fitted with additional devices to improve traction properties, such as studded tyres;
  • (h) tyres designed only to be fitted on vehicles intended exclusively for racing.