Session 84 | Geneva | 19-22 Sep 2017
Agenda Item 3. (c) Regulations Nos. 13 and 13-H: Clarifications
Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 74 | 19-22 Feb 2013

8. The Chair recalled the purpose of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2012/11 on introducing an electro-hydraulic transmission for electrical brake systems. The expert from Germany reported on the progress made. He added that a revised proposal might be submitted for consideration at the September 2013 session of GRRF. GRRF agreed to resume the discussion at its next session, keeping the document as a reference.

9. The expert from Japan introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2013/3, superseding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2011/34 and proposing clarification on the reference to Regulation No. 10 in Regulations Nos. 13 and 13-H. The expert from OICA introduced GRRF-74-13, proposing a similar amendment to Regulations Nos. 13 and 13-H but also amending Regulations Nos. 79 and 89 as well as the new Regulations on Advance Emergency Braking System (AEBS) and Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS). Following the discussion, the expert from the Russian Federation withdrew GRRF-74-33. GRRF agreed to reconsider GRRF-74-13 at its next session on the basis of an official document.

10. The expert from Germany introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2012/21, proposing to remove the signature of the Type Approval Authority from the test report defined in Annex 12 of Regulation No. 13. GRRF adopted this document and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their June 2013 sessions as part of draft Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13 (see para. 5).

Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 82 | 20-23 Sep 2016

12. The expert from France introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/26 proposing amendments to Annex 12 of Regulation No. 13. The proposal received a general support. The expert from Germany noted that some modifications of editorial nature might be necessary. GRRF agreed to revisit this item at its next session, on the basis of a revised proposal, that the experts from France and Germany volunteered to prepare.

13. The expert from CLEPA presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/27, as amended by GRRF-82-03. GRRF supported the aim of this proposal. The proposal received several comments of editorial nature. GRRF agreed to keep both documents on the agenda of the next GRRF session.

Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 83 | 23-27 Jan 2017

14. The expert from CLEPA presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/27, as amended by GRRF-82-03. Following discussions, the experts from the European Commission and from CLEPA presented GRRF-83-31. GRRF agreed to resume consideration of this subject and requested the secretariat to distribute this informal document with an official symbol at its September 2017 session.

15. The expert from Germany presented GRRF-83-07 based on ECE/TRANS/WP29/GRRF/2016/26, originally tabled by the expert from France. GRRF noted that the proposed amendment to para. 2.2.18. in Annex 12 already existed and the wording proposed could be clarified. GRRF agreed to resume consideration of this proposal on the basis of an official working document that the experts from Germany and France volunteered to prepare.

Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 84 | 19-22 Sep 2017

14. The expert from Germany introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2017/12 as amended by GRRF-84-04 (Justification), clarifying the verification of the sufficient movement on the balancer without having to take measurements underneath the trailer in a potentially unsecure position. GRRF adopted this proposal.

15. GRRF requested the secretariat to submit the three official documents above as draft Supplement 15 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13 for consideration and vote by WP.29 and AC.1 at their March 2018 session.

Documentation
GRRF-84-04 | Amendments to the Justification part in document GRRF/2017/12 (UN R13) (France and Germany)
GRRF/2013/13 | Proposal for collective amendments - Regulation Nos. 13, 13-H, 79, 89, and the LDWS and AEBS regulations (OICA and CLEPA)
GRRF/2017/2 | Proposal for an amendment of Regulation No. 13 (Netherlands)
GRRF/2017/11 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 13 (CLEPA)
GRRF/2017/12 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 13 (France and Germany)