Session 59 | Geneva | 9-13 May 2016
Agenda Item 22. (a) Exchange of information on national and international requirements on passive safety

49. The expert from Japan introduced a presentation (GRSP-59-21), to inform GRSP that pedestrians were the largest proportion of recent fatal traffic accidents in Japan.

50. The expert from EC informed GRSP about the forthcoming revision of the General Safety Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. He announced that the European Parliament and the Council would be informed in July 2016 of the planned actions to ensure that road casualties continue to decrease. He announced that EC would develop a cost benefit analysis in close cooperation with stakeholders to deliver an impact assessment. He finally announced his intention to propose more concrete action at the December 2016 session of GRSP.

GRSP-59-21 | Pedestrian safety research in Japan (MLIT and NTSEL)