GRE
Session 71 | Geneva | 31 Mar-3 Apr 2014
Agenda Item 12. (d) Any other business
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 158 | 13-16 Nov 2012

Proposal unanimously adopted.

Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 69 | 8-11 Apr 2013

19. The expert from Germany introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/17, proposing requirements on the use of non-replaceable filament lamps in light sources modules and signalling lamps and referencing to paragraph 2.11 of the IEC 60809, Edition 3 standard. The Chair noted that this standard was not final. He recalled GRE-68-06 reproducing the relevant part of the draft standard. The expert from IEC confirmed that the IEC standard was now final and the proposed text was in compliance with the final text of the standard. The Chair reminded experts of their responsibility to ensure proper use of standards covered by copyrights in their proposals. GRE adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/17 (not amended) and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2013 session as draft:

(a) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 4;
(b) Supplement 25 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6;
(c) Supplement 23 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 7;
(d) Supplement 20 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 23;
(e) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 38;
(f) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 50;
(g) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 77;
(h) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 87;
(i) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 91;
(j) Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 119.

20. The expert from Germany introduced the documents listed above, proposing simplifications of Conformity of Production (COP) requirements for these Regulations. The expert from the Netherlands expressed concerns that these proposals might introduce excessive tolerances by deleting the statistical confidence of 95 per cent requirement. The expert from Germany introduced GRE-69-33, GRE-69-34 and GRE-69-35 respectively amending ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/23, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/24 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/31, as reproduced in Annex V. GRE adopted these three proposals as amended by Annex V to the report as well as the remaining proposals (not amended), and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2013 sessions as draft (see para. 19 item (a) to (j)):

(a) Supplement 15 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 3,
(b) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 4,
(c) Supplement 25 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6,
(d) Supplement 23 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 7,
(e) Supplement 6 to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 19,
(f) Supplement 20 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 23,
(g) Supplement 27 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 38,
(h) Supplement 9 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 65,
(i) Supplement 6 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 69,
(j) Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 70,
(k) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 77,
(l) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 87,
(m) Supplement 17 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 91,
(n) Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 98,
(o) Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 113,
(p) Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 119,
(q) Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 112.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 104 | 15-19 Apr 2013

14. The expert from Belgium introduced GRSG-104-13 amending the safety prescriptions for trolleybuses to update these according to the respective electrical standard EN 50502. GRSG noted general support and a number of concerns. GRSG agreed to resume consideration at its next session on the basis of an official document. The Chair invited all experts to send, in due time, their written comments to the expert from Belgium to allow him to prepare a revised proposal.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 105 | 8-11 Oct 2013

8. The expert from Belgium introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2013/16 amending the safety prescriptions for trolleybuses to update these according to the respective electrical standard EN 50502. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRSG-105-13 listing a number of suggestions to improve the proposed text. GRSG noted some comments supporting the proposals. The Chair invited all experts to send, in due time, their written comments to the expert from Belgium to allow him to prepare a revised proposal. GRSG agreed to resume consideration at its next session on the basis of a revised official document.

Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 70 | 21-23 Oct 2013

48. The expert from CLEPA presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/64 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/65, introducing requirements for a new class 5 of devices into Regulation No. 70 and requirements and for a new class F of devices into Regulation No. 104. GRE agreed to revisit this subject at its next session on the basis of revised documents, which the expert from CLEPA volunteered to prepare.

Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 71 | 31 Mar-3 Apr 2014

57. The expert from IMMA presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/7 with a proposal to amend UN Regulation No. 50, as further corrected by GRE-71-04 and GRE-71-12-Rev.1, introducing the possibility of interdependent lamps for dedicated motorcycle lamps. The expert from India also presented GRE-71-30 containing an amendment to this proposal. GRE generally supported the proposal but, given the late submission of GRE-71-30, decided to revisit this issue at its next session on the basis of a revised document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/7/Rev.1 to be prepared by IMMA.

59. The expert from IMMA introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/9 with a proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 53 to allow for the use of different brake lamp activation methods for Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) as well as to introduce the concept of a high-mounted stop lamp to PTWs to improve the conspicuity of the vehicles during stopping. GRE adopted this proposal, as amended by Annex II to this report and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2014 sessions as a new Supplement to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 53.

60. The expert from IMMA presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/10 with a proposal to correct typographical errors introduced during the previous amendment to UN Regulation No. 113 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2012/83). GRE adopted this proposal as a new Supplement to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 113 and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2014 sessions.

61. The expert from CLEPA presented revised proposals ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/64/Rev.1 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/65/Rev.1, introducing requirements for a new class 5 of devices into UN Regulation No. 70 and requirements and for a new class F of devices into UN Regulation No. 104. GRE adopted this proposal and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2014 sessions as a new Supplement to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 70 and as a new Supplement to the original text of UN Regulation No. 104.

Documentation
GRE-71-04 | Proposal for a Corrigendum to document GRE/2014/7
GRE-71-05 | Proposal for amendments Amend. 3 to Rev. 5 of UN Regulation No. 6
GRE-71-09 | Proposal for Supplement [ ... ] to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 112 (France)
GRE-71-10 | Proposal for Supplement [...] to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 123 (France)
GRE-71-12 | Amendments to document GRE/2014/7 on motorcycle lighting
GRE-71-12/Rev.1 | Amendments to document GRE/2014/7 on motorcycle lighting (revised) (IMMA)
GRE-71-26 | Proposal for further amendments to Regulation No. 10 (Belgium)
GRE-71-27 | Proposal for amendments to document GRE/2014/13 (Japan)
GRE-71-28 | Proposal for amendments to document GRE/2013/65/Rev.1 (Japan)
GRE-71-30 | India’s Comments on document GRE/2014/7 (India)
GRE-71-31 | India’s comments on document GRE/2014/9 (India)
GRE/2013/64/Rev.1 | Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 70 (CLEPA)
GRE/2013/65/Rev.1 | Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 104 (CLEPA)
GRE/2014/4 | Proposal for Supplement 26 to the 01 Series of Regulation No. 6 (GTB)
GRE/2014/7 | Proposal for Supplement 17 to Regulation No. 50 (IMMA)
GRE/2014/8 | Proposal for Supplement 15 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 53 (IMMA)
GRE/2014/9 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 53 (IMMA)
GRE/2014/10 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 113 (IMMA)
GRE/2014/13 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 48 (CLEPA, ADSEAT, and ADSEAT)
GRSG/2013/16 | Proposal for further amendments to Regulation No. 107 (Belgium)
WP.29/2012/83 | Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 113
WP.29/2013/79 | Proposal for Supplement 17 to Regulation No. 38