World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 172 | 20-23 Jun 2017
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Agenda Item 8.2.
Consistency between the provisions of the 1968 Vienna Convention and the technical provisions for vehicles of Regulations and global technical regulations adopted in the framework of the 1958 and 1998 Agreements

105. The representative of Finland, ambassador of the WP.29 and WP.1 on Automated Driving, reported on the activities of WP.1 including those related to automated vehicles. He informed about the upcoming workshop organized by WP.1 together with National United States Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l’Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR). The representative of Sweden noted that the title of the workshop was broad and wondered about the scope of the workshop. The representative of EU, given the title of the workshop, proposed that the activities of WP.29 on this matter be presented. The representative of the United States of America, confirming their understanding that the governance of vehicle safety shall be addressed by WP.29 and confirmed that his colleagues dealing with traffic would contribute to the workshop. The Chair of WP.29 encouraged the secretariat to contribute to the good cooperation between WP.1 and WP.29.

WP.1-74-02 | Draft common understanding of the Vienna and Geneva conventions with regard to the use of automated driving functions