Agenda Item 4.12. Consideration of proposals for new UN Regulations submitted by the Working Parties subsidiary to the World Forum, if any
Working Party on General Safety | Session 119 | 6-9 Oct 2020

52. The expert from OICA introduced documents ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/25, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/26 (as amended by GRSG-119-17), ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/27, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/28, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/29 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/30, on new UN Regulations (on Devices Against Unauthorized Use, on Immobilizers, and on Vehicle Alarm Systems) and on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116 related to the splitting of the existing regulation into three new UN Regulations and the subsequent administrative adjustments to the existing ones.

53. GRSG adopted the documents introduced by the expert from OICA and agreed to submit them for consideration and vote at the March 2021 session of WP.29/AC.1.

World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 183 | 9-11 Mar

90. The Chair of GRSG presented draft proposals for new UN Regulations contained in documents ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/123/Rev.1, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/48, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/49 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/50, under agenda items 4.12.1 to 4.12.4., as well as a proposal for the 01 series of amendments, contained in document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/58, to the draft proposal for the new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder (EDR) contained in document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/123/Rev.1. The World Forum recommended their submission to AC.1 for voting.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 120 | 11 Jan

5. GRSG reviewed the proposals by IWG on EDR/DSSAD for Guidance on Event Data Recorder (EDR) Performance Elements Appropriate for Adoption in 1958 and 1998 Agreements (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/100, as amended by GRSG-120-01 and GRSG-120-05), for a new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/123, as amended by GRSG-120-02 and GRSG-120-05), and for a new 01 series of amendments to the new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder (GRSG-120-03 and GRSG-120-05).

6. The expert from AAPC introduced document GRSG-120-06, on data elements for EDR. GRSG took note of the matters raised by the expert.

7. Following detailed technical discussions, including comments from experts from, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, the European Commission, the AAPC and OICA, GRSG requested the secretariat to issue a consolidated version of amendments to document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/100, proposal for Guidance on Event Data Recorder (EDR) Performance Elements Appropriate for Adoption in 1958 and 1998 Agreements Resolutions or Regulations, based on informal documents GRSG-120-01 and GRSG-120-05, as an official document with the unsolved elements between square brackets for consideration at the March 2021 WP.29 session.

8. GRSG adopted amendments to document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/123, proposal for a new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder, based on informal documents GRSG-120-02 and GRSG-120-05 and requested the secretariat to submit it as official document to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their March 2021 sessions.

9. Following detailed technical discussions, including comments from experts from, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA, GRSG adopted a proposal for 01 series of amendments to the new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder, based on informal documents GRSG-120-03 and GRSG-120-05 with square brackets removed related to the additional data elements (pages 22 and 23 of document GRSG-120-03) and requested the secretariat to submit it as official document to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their March 2021 sessions.

10. As the European Commission request to align transitional provisions with the dates provided by the EU General Safety Regulation did not find support by the other intervening contracting parties during the session, their representative envisaged that a related informal document would be provided by the European Commission to WP.29 for consideration at its March 2021 sessions, subject to the outcome of European Union internal process.

11. The secretariat sought guidance from GRSG concerning references to UN Regulations No. 97 and No. 116 as amended by Supplements 8 to the 01 series of amendments and 7 to the 01 series of amendments, respectively, that had been in square brackets in paragraph 4.8 of the new draft UN Regulations on Immobilizers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/26, adopted at the 119th session of GRSG), the removal of which would allow the approval of immobilizers and alarm systems in accordance with the new draft UN Regulations on Immobilizers and Alarm Systems as well as in accordance with UN Regulations No. 97 and No. 116.

12. GRSG requested the secretariat to remove the square brackets in paragraph 4.8 of document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/26, and to submit it as official document to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their March 2021 sessions.

Documentation
WP.29/2020/123/Rev.1 | EDR: Proposal for a new UN Regulation
WP.29/2021/48 | Protection of motor vehicles against unauthorized use: Proposal for a new UN Regulation
WP.29/2021/49 | Immobilizers: Proposal for a new UN Regulation
WP.29/2021/50 | Vehicle alarm systems: Proposal for a new UN Regulation
WP.29/2021/58 | EDR: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments to the draft UN Regulation