This agenda item relates to UN R94 Frontal Collision Protection.

Proposal WP.29/2020/107 to align requirements for post-crash electrical safety with UN GTR 20, to align the definition of REESS with UN R100, and clarify the transitional provisions.

Working Party on Passive Safety | Session 67 | 20-23 Jul 2020

16. GRSP resumed discussion on the proposal (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/4) that had been tabled by the experts from Japan and the European Commission on behalf of the Task Force to amend the requirements concerning post-crash electrical safety in the event of frontal collision, which aimed to transpose GTR No. 20, Phase 1 into the framework of the 1958 Agreement (see ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/66, paragraph 32). The expert from Japan introduced GRSP-67-20-Rev.1 amending the definition of REESS. At the same time, the expert from OICA introduced GRSP-67-27 to amend transitional provisions.

17. GRSP adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/4, as amended by Annex VI to the session report. The secretariat was requested to submit the proposal as the draft 04 series of amendment to UN Regulation No. 94, for consideration and vote at the November 2020 sessions of WP.29 and AC.1. Finally, GRSP also agreed to start discussion on similar amendments for UN Regulations Nos. 12 (Steering mechanism) and 135 (Pole side impact (PSI)) on the basis of proposals to be tabled by the experts of the Netherlands and other concerned parties.

WP.29/2020/107 | UN R94: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments