This agenda item relates to UN R48 Installation of Lighting.

GRE will address a revised proposal submitted by the expert of the International Automotive Lighting and Light Signalling Expert Group (GTB) with the aim to allow for projection of driver assistance symbols, on the road ahead of the vehicle, as part of the adaptive driving beam. This proposal is submitted in a package with an amendment to UN Regulation No. 149.

GRE will consider a revised proposal submitted by the experts from France and Germany that allows the use of manufacturer logos inside the illuminant surface of a signalling lamps. This proposal is submitted together with an amendment to UN Regulation No. 148.

GRE will address a proposal submitted by the expert of GTB with the aim to clarify the determination of the apparent surface.

GRE is invited to review a proposal by the expert from Germany that clarifies the installation requirements of the foremost side-marker lamps.

Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 83 | 19-23 Oct 2020

23. The expert of GTB tabled a proposal which allowed for projection of driver assistance symbols on the road ahead of the vehicle, as part of the adaptive driving beam (ADB). This proposal was submitted in a package with an amendment to UN Regulation No. 149 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2020/4 and GRE-83-30). The expert from OICA presented supporting material for the proposal (GRE-83-33 and GRE-83-34), while the experts from Japan expressed concerns identified in the course of their own study (GRE-83-49). Other experts also expressed various views and concerns, such as the need for possible restrictions and standardization of the projected symbols, and that distraction must be avoided. Based on the comments received and pending further studies on the issue, GRE requested GTB to submit a revised document to the next session and invited all interested parties to contribute. Meanwhile, GRE asked the expert from Finland to liaise with the Working Party on General Safety Provisions (GRSG) which had established a Task Force on Field of Vision Assistant.

24. The experts from France and Germany introduced a revised proposal for amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 48 and 148 that regulates the use of manufacturer logos inside the illuminant surface of a lamp (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2020/5 and GRE-83-50). The experts from the Russian Federation and OICA commented on the proposal (GRE-83-36 and GRE-83-46). Taking into account concerns expressed by the experts from EC and the Russian Federation, GRE invited the authors to liaise with those experts and to prepare an updated text for the next session. In the interim, GRE reiterated its request to type approval authorities to refrain from granting type approvals to lamps with such logos.

27. GRE took note of GRE-83-29 and GRE-83-42 and requested their submission as official documents to the next session. GRE also took note that an updated proposal for the sun load impact would be submitted to the next session (GRE-83-40).

Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 84 | 26-30 Apr

21. The expert of GTB introduced revised proposals for amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 48 and 149 on road projections of driver assistance symbols as well as supporting material (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2020/4/Rev.1, GRE-84-24, GRE-84-25, GRE-84-26, GRE-84-27 and GRE-84-38-Rev.1). During an in-depth discussion, experts from Contracting Parties generally supported the concept but expressed several concerns over the proposed technical requirements. The expert from Japan presented their list of outstanding issues (GRE-84-36).

22. GRE requested GTB and OICA to liaise with all experts concerned with the aim to submit a revised proposal to the next session. GRE also invited other experts from Contracting Parties to send their comments to GTB and OICA and to take part in preparatory online meetings to be organized by GTB.

Documentation
GRE-84-24 | UN R48: Revised proposal to GRE/2020/4 Rev 1 (GTB)
GRE-84-25 | Article on road projections as a new and intuitively understandable human-machine interface (GTB)
GRE-84-26 | Article on Investigation on Headlights with High-resolution Projection Modules (GTB)
GRE-84-27 | Article on real driving benefits and research findings with digital light functions (GTB)
GRE-84-36 | UN R48: Proposal for supplements to 06 and 07 series of amendments (Japan)
GRE-84-38 | Proposal to amend the draft Supplements to UN R48 and UN R149 (GRE/2020/4/Rev.1) (OICA)
GRE-84-38/Rev1 | UN R 48: Proposal for Supplement to 06 and 07 series of amendments (OICA)
GRE/2020/4/Rev.1 | Proposal for Supplements to UN R149 and to the 06 and 07 series of amendments to UN R48 (GTB)
GRE/2020/5/Rev.1 | Proposal for Supplements to UN Regulations Nos. 48 and 148 (France and Germany)
GRE/2021/5 | UN R48: Proposal for Supplement [16] to the 06 series and Supplement [02] to the 07 series of amendments (GTB)
GRE/2021/8 | UN R48: Proposal for an amendment to the 06, 07 and 08 series of amendments (Germany)