These tyres have a section width of 225mm and an aspect ratio of 80%. This means that the height of these tyres is 80% of their width. 225/80R17.5 tyres have radial ply construction and they fit wheel rims that have diameters of 17.5 inches.
At the end of a tyre's code, there is a further set of two numbers and a letter. This lets you know the maximum load capacity of a tyre as well as the top speed that they can safely travel at. For example, 225/80R17.5 123 L tyres can carry 1550kg each and they are rated to reach speeds of up to 120km/h.
225/80 R17.5 tyres are suitable for a range of different trucks. There are may different makes, models and years that can use them. They are specifically built with stronger construction to allow them to carry the heavier loads that trucks need to support.
You may find that 225/80R17.5 tyres aren't ideal for your driving needs. Some truck drivers prefer a narrower tyre that will give them a smoother and quieter ride for the long driving hours. Others like tyres such as the 235/75 R17.5. These are wider tyres, which can give you improved handling and a shorter breaking distance.