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Regional haul drive tyre offering excellent mileage potential in multiple service applications
Excellent mileage, good handling and even wear type
All season capabilities
Improved traction and braking on wet and wintery roads
Reduce stone holding
The 17.5” and 19.5” generation drive tires, feature KMax Technology – a combination of advanced technology design and construction features. The wide tread pattern, featuring a high net to gross center area, with 3D BIS blading, results in high mileage, good all season traction performance and even wear type. Advanced technology tread compounds, carcass and belt materials assure good durability and retreadability of these drive tires.
RHD II in 17.5” & 19.5” sized tires are developed for a wide application range, covering today’s multiple service types in regional and distribution operation.
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
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