This agenda item relates to GTR No. 3 Motorcycle Brakes.
Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 74 | 20-23 Oct 2015

30. The expert from IMMA introduced a proposal allowing for the use of different brake lamp activation methods and aligning the brake lamp provision with those applicable for four-wheelers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2015/42). The experts of France, Germany, Italy and Japan delivered remarks. GRE noted that this proposal might need to be accompanied by a modification of Regulation No. 78 under the responsibility of the Working Party on Braking and Running Gear (GRRF). IMMA was invited to contact GRRF and to present an updated document for the next session.

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

24. The expert from Italy introduced GRRF-83-09 proposing to insert in Global Technical Regulation (GTR) No. 3 (Motorcycle braking) provisions on tri-cycles Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS), Emergency Stop Signal and means to disable the ABS function (‘ABS switch’) prepared in collaboration with the expert from IMMA. He informed GRRF on the related discussion at the Executive Committee AC.3 in November 2016 that agreed in principle with the proposal to align GTR No. 3 and Regulation No. 78. The expert from Canada answered to the proposal (GRRF-83-10). The GRRF agreed to resume consideration of these proposals on the basis of an official working document that the experts from Canada and Italy volunteered to prepare.

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

18. The expert from Italy introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2017/15 with provisions aimed at aligning the text of UN GTR No. 3 and UN Regulation No. 78 especially on tri-cycles Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS), Emergency Stop Signal and means to disable the ABS function (‘ABS switch’), prepared in collaboration with the expert from IMMA. The expert from Canada answered to the proposal (GRRF-84-10). The expert from Italy presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2017/16 with the report on the activities related to the amendment proposal to UN GTR No.3. The expert from India informed GRRF about regulatory activities in his Country on the obligation to install ABS on new motorcycle with an engine capacity of 125 cm3 and more.

19. GRRF recommended the expert from Italy to keep the draft amendment to GTR No. 3 as harmonized as possible with UN Regulation No. 78 especially with regard to the ABS switch to avoid subsequent amendments to UN Regulation No. 78.

20. The expert from Italy agreed to submit a revised proposal for the February 2018 session of GRRF.

Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 86 | 12-16 Feb 2018

21. The expert from Italy withdrew GRRF-86-10 and GRRF-86-11.

Documentation
GRRF-86-10 | GTR 3: Revised proposal for Amendment 3 (Italy)
GRRF-86-11 | GTR 3: Revised report on Amendment 3 (Italy)
GRRF/2017/14 | Proposal for amendments to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 78 (IMMA)
GRRF/2017/15 | Proposal to amend Global Technical Regulation No. 3 (Italy)