This agenda item relates to UN R125 Driver Forward Vision.

GRSG may wish to consider on a proposal by the Task Force on Field of Vision Assistants for amendments to UN Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/12).

GRSG agreed to resume considerations on a proposal by OICA for amendments to UN Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2021/13 based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 as amended by GRSG-119-23).

Working Party on General Safety | Session 119 | 6-9 Oct 2020

54. The expert from the European Commission recalled discussions by GRSG experts under the agenda item 11 at the 118th session of GRSG (see: ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/98), which resulted in the deferral of consideration of the proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11) and of document GRSG-118-26 amending the official proposal, to the current session of GRSG. The objective of the proposal was to extend the scope of the UN Regulation No. 125 to allow for the possibility to apply field of vision prescriptions to N1 category vehicles.

55. The expert of OICA introduced the updated proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 (based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11 as amended by GRSG-118-26)), and document GRSG-119-23 amending the proposal.

56. Following detailed technical discussions, including further comments from experts from Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA, GRSG decided to defer considerations related to amendments to UN Regulation No. 125, based on a revised text of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 and incorporating GRSG-119-23, to its April 2021 session.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 121 | 12-16 Apr
Documentation
GRSG-121-15 | UN R125: Proposal for 02 series of amendments (Netherlands)
GRSG-121-23 | UN R125: Update on the status of exchanges on extending the scope (OICA)
GRSG-121-24 | UN R125: Proposal for 02 Series of amendments (Netherlands)
GRSG/2021/12 | UN R125: Proposal for the 02 series of amendments
GRSG/2021/13 | UN R125: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments (OICA)