Session 5 | Geneva | 10-14 Feb 2020
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Agenda Item 7.
Advanced Emergency Braking Systems

56. The expert from Japan, Co-Chair of the IWG on Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS), presented (GRVA-05-55) the outcome of the group. He introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/17 (amended by GRVA-05-35), with provisions on the evaluation of the AEBS robustness.

57. The expert from WBIA urged GRVA to take bicycles in consideration when regulating AEBS. The expert from the European Commission, Co-Chair of the group, invited WBIA to join the meetings of the group and share data regarding bicycles and announced that further amendment proposals including a bicycle detection scenario would be submitted for review in September 2020.

58. The Chair of GRVA recalled that WP.29 was addressing the safety of Vulnerable Road Users as one of its priorities. He mentioned some UN Regulations already adopted by WP.29 including a recent one: UN Regulation No. 151 (Blind Spot Information System for the Detection of Bicycles).

59. GRVA adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/17 as amended by Annex VI of the session report (based on GRVA-05-60) as draft supplements to the 00 and 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 152 and requested the secretariat to submit to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their June 2020 sessions.

60. The expert from OICA introduced GRVA-05-64, proposing amendments to the Electronic Stability Control deactivation provisions impacting AEBS. GRVA requested the secretariat to distribute the document with an official symbol at its September 2020 session. GRVA invited the expert from OICA to consider consulting the IWG on AEBS on this matter.