Session 172 | Geneva | 20-23 Jun 2017
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Agenda Item 19.5.
Global technical regulation No. 9 (Pedestrian safety)

135. The representative of the United States of America informed AC.3 that his country was in agreement with GSRP to accept Injury Assessment Reference Values (IARVs) to move Phase 2 forward by incorporating the: (i) flexible pedestrian legform impactor (FlexPLI) and the (ii) new improved bumper test proposed by the Task Force on Bumper Test Area. However, he clarified that the new proposed head-form test, would need further validation and that his country was not in the position to incorporate it in the Phase 2 of the UN GTR.

136. The representative of the Republic of Korea informed AC.3 about the progress of work of the Task Force (TF) to incorporate provisions for active deployable systems in the bonnet area. He added that a face to face meeting was planned in November 2017 and advised a stronger participation of representatives of Contracting Parties.