Posted by Petra S on 2/4/2012 to Tires and Wheels
Light Truck and Truck/Bus Tires — Selection of size and load range on each axle shall be based upon the highest individual wheel load.
Maximum load per tire shall not be greater than the applicable load specified herein for the proper load range and usage.
Passenger Tires — Regulatory requirement when replacing a vehicle’s OE LT tires with passenger car tires: The load on each replacement passenger car
tire must not exceed the maximum load stamped on the tire sidewall divided by 1.10.