N.J. Admin. Code § 16:53-8.11 - Tires and wheels

(a) A sedan-type autobus shall be equipped with tires and wheels of proper size and construction as recommended by the manufacturer to meet the gross vehicle weight rating of the sedan-type autobus, in accordance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109 and 110 ( 49 CFR § 571.109 and § 571.110 ), incorporated herein by reference, as amended and supplemented.
(b) A sedan-type autobus shall not be operated on any tire having exposed fabric on the tread or sidewall.
(c) A sedan-type autobus shall not be operated with recapped, regrooved, or retread tires on any wheel.
(d) The front and rear tires of a sedan-type autobus shall have a minimum tread groove of 2/32 of an inch. Measurements shall be made at any point on a major tread groove except where tie bars, humps, or fillets are located.
(e) A sedan-type autobus shall be equipped with tires that are matched in size designation, construction, and profile. Radial tires shall not be mixed with other types of tires on the same axle.


N.J. Admin. Code § 16:53-8.11
Amended by R.2002 d.295, effective 9/3/2002.
See: 34 N.J.R. 1327(b), 34 N.J.R. 3099(a).
Rewrote the section.
Amended by R.2008 d.49, effective 3/3/2008.
See: 39 N.J.R. 3889(a), 40 N.J.R. 1357(b).
In (d), substituted "of an inch" for "inches".

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