This agenda item relates to UN R13 Heavy-Duty Braking.

8. The Chair of GRRF recalled the purpose of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2013/13, adopted during the seventy-fifth GRRF session. The document remained on the agenda of GRRF, pending submission to the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) and the Administrative Committee of the 1958 Agreement (AC.1) of the adopted text for Regulations Nos. 13-H (Brakes of M1 and N1 vehicles), 79 (Steering equipment) and 89 (Speed limitation devices).

9. The expert from Germany gave an oral report on the activities of the Special Interest Group (SIG) of experts dealing with the provisions of Annex 14 of Regulation No. 13. He announced that the group took into consideration the comments received at the previous session of GRRF related to the energy measurement from the battery and to the warning light concept and that the group would submit a revised proposal for the September 2016 session of GRRF.

10. The expert from Germany informed GRRF that he withdrew the proposal made at the at the eightieth session of GRRF for a new Annex 23 to Regulation No. 13 in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2015/20 with provisions for trailers of category O2 without pneumatic connection and equipped with service braking systems with pneumatic energy storage devices.

11. The expert from Hungary presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/19, tabled by the experts from Hungary and the Netherlands, based on GRRF-80-11. GRRF adopted the document with the following correction:
For “Paragraph 2.2.18., amend …”, read “Annex 12, paragraph 2.2.18., amend …”

12. GRRF requested the secretariat to submit the adopted proposal above to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their June 2016 sessions, as Supplement 14 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13.

Documentation
GRRF/2013/13 | Proposal for collective amendments - Regulation Nos. 13, 13-H, 79, 89, and the LDWS and AEBS regulations (OICA and CLEPA)
GRRF/2015/20 | Proposal of Supplements to Regulation No. 13 and No. 13-H (Germany)
GRRF/2016/19 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 13 (Hungary and Netherlands)