Working Party
Working Party on Passive Safety
66th session | Geneva | 10-13 Dec 2019
1.
Adoption of the agenda

In accordance with Chapter III, Rule 7 of the Rules of Procedure (TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.1) of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29), the first item on the provisional agenda is the adoption of the agenda.

GRSP/2019/14 | Annotated provisional agenda for the 66th (December 2019) GRSP session

Internal annotations to the agenda

GRSP-66-15/Rev 1 | GRSP Chair - Internal annotations to the agenda
2.
UN Global Technical Regulation No. 7 (Head restraints)

GRSP agreed to resume discussion on the basis of the latest results of work of the Informal Working Group (IWG) on UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 7, Phase 2 and its revised proposals on: (a) Amendment 1 to UN GTR No. 7 (Phase 2) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/26), (b) the final IWG progress report (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/21) and (c) a proposal of amendments to Mutual Resolution No. 1 (M.R.1). GRSP also may wish to resume consideration of a proposal tabled by the expert from the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) on the draft IWG proposal to address the static test options (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/20).

GRSP-66-41 | Introduction to the Revision of GTR 7
GRSP/2019/20 | GTR 7: Proposal for Amendment 1
GRSP/2019/21 | GTR 7: Final Progress Report on the Development of Amendment 1 (Phase 2)
GRSP/2019/26 | GTR 7: Proposal for Amendment 1 (Phase 2)
3.
UN Global Technical Regulation No. 9 (Pedestrian safety)

GRSP may note the status report of the IWG DPPS

GRSP-66-23 | UN R127 / GTR 9 Status report of the IWG DPPS
3. (a)
GTR 9: Proposal for Amendment 3

GRSP may resume consideration of Amendment 3 of the UN GTR (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2014/5) on new requirements for head form tests and the revised final report (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2012/2). GRSP also agreed to resume discussion on the worst cases of high-injury risk for all possible scenarios due, for example, to different heights of the vehicle from adjustable suspension systems (GRSP-65-17).

GRSP-65-17 | GTR 9: Proposal for Amendment 3
3. (b)
GTR 9: Proposal for Amendment 4

GRSP will resume consideration of an amendment proposal to incorporate provisions for active deployable systems in the bonnet area from the IWG of Deployable Pedestrian Protection Systems (IWG-DPPS).

4.
UN Global Technical Regulation No. 13 (Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicles)

GRSP will resume discussion on Phase 2 of the UN GTR, based on the latest results of IWG work.

5.
Harmonization of side impact dummies

GRSP will continue discussing a solution to the chairmanship of the group, in consideration of the urgency to deliver a full set of drawings and specifications of dummies, and the user manual of the 50th percentile World Side Impact Dummy (WorldSID). All are part of the final draft addendum to M.R.1.

6.
UN Global Technical Regulation No. 20 (Electric vehicle safety)

GRSP agreed to resume discussion on Phase 2 of the UN GTR and on the work progress of the IWG on Electric Vehicle Safety Phase 2 (EVS PH2).

7.
UN Regulation No. 14 (Safety-belt anchorages)

GRSP may wish to continue discussion of this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

GRSP may discuss this proposal from the Secretariat to the transfer of provisions on Minimum number of anchorage points and location of lower anchorages from Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3)

GRSP-66-16 | UN R14: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 09 series of amendments
8.
UN Regulation No. 16 (Safety-belts)

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal for a supplement to the 08 series of amendments that may be adopted at its sixty-fifth session to the 07 series of amendments (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/24). GRSP also agreed to resume consideration of a proposal of a supplement tabled by the expert from OICA (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/15), aimed at introducing an alternative (at the choice of the manufacturer) to the airbag switch-off for frontal airbags in combination with rearward-facing child restraint systems in the rear seat.

GRSP/2019/15 | UN R16: Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 07 series of amendments and for Supplement 1 to 08 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/24 | UN R16: Proposal for Supplement 1 the 08 series of amendments

Proposal from Finland regarding three-point safety belts and M2 and M3 vehicles.

GRSP-66-08 | Equipping bus seats with three point belt according to UN Regulation No. 16

GRSP may discuss a proposal to clarify the test procedures and the different ECRS to be tested for the assessment of the system.

GRSP-66-14 | UN R16: Proposal to amend document GRSP/2019/15 (Supplement 6 to the 07 series and Supplement 1 to 08 series of amendments)

GRSP may discuss this proposal for the unfastened belts indicator to only detect unfastened belt in the rear without actually identifying the exact location of the seat.

GRSP-66-17 | UN R16: Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 07 series and Supplement 1 to the 08 series of amendments
9.
UN Regulation No. 17 (Strength of seats)

GRSP agreed to resume consideration on a proposal of amendment to the definition of integrated, detachable and separate head-restraints (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/16). Moreover, GRSP might wish to resume consideration of a proposal (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27) tabled by the expert from the European Commission, on behalf of the drafting task force, to align UN Regulation No. 17 to the provisions of draft UN GTR No. 7, Phase 2. GRSP may also wish to resume consideration of two amendments proposals to the UN Regulation from the expert of CLEPA: (a) dynamic options (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/7) and (b) the static options (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/9).

GRSP/2019/7 | UN R17: Proposal for the 10 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/9 | UN R17: Proposal for the 10 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/16 | UN R17: Proposal for Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 08 series of amendment and for Supplement 2 to the 09 series of amendment
GRSP/2019/27 | UN R17: Proposal for the 10 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to consider the proposal from the expert of Japan to make corrections to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27

GRSP-66-24 | UN R17: Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27 (the 10 series of amendments )

GRSP may wish to consider the proposals from the expert from Japan, the Netherlands, and the European Commission to remove an unnecessary paragraph of transitional provision from ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27

GRSP-66-26 | UN R17: Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27 (10 series of amendments)
GRSP may wish to consider the proposal from expert of CLEPA to amend ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27 and to update ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/9
GRSP-66-27 | UN R17: Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/27 (10 series of amendments)
10.
UN Regulation No. 22 (Protective helmets)

GRSP agreed to resume discussion of this agenda item on the basis of a revised official proposal of amendments, submitted by IWG (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/25).

GRSP/2019/25 | UN R22: Proposal for the 06 series of amendments

GRSP to discuss IWG 22 proposal to introduce some corrigendum to the approved document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2019/25

GRSP-66-21 | UN R22: Proposal for the 06 series of amendments

GRSP to note the report from IWG 22 on the development of 06 series of amendments to R22

GRSP-66-22 | UN R22: IWG 22 status report on the proposal for the 06 series of amendments
11.
UN Regulation No. 29 (Cabs of commercial vehicles)

GRSP may wish to continue discussion of this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

12.
UN Regulation No. 42 (Front and rear protection devices).

GRSP will consider a proposal of amendments tabled by the expert from the Netherlands that would explain how to deal with advanced driver assist systems that affect braking and steering requirements (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/31).

GRSP/2019/31 | UN R42: Proposal for Supplement 2
13.
UN Regulation No. 44 (Child Restraint Systems)

GRSP will consider a proposal of amendments tabled by the expert from the European Association for the Coordination of Consumer Representation in Standardization (ANEC) on behalf of Consumer International (CI) to stop granting new type approvals according to the UN Regulation on new Child Restraint Systems (CRS) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/23). GRSP may also consider a proposal of amendment tabled by the expert from the European Commission, on behalf of the drafting task force, to prevent the type approval of belt-guides.

GRSP-66-37 | UN R44: Proposal for Supplement 18 to the 04 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/23 | UN R44: Proposal for Supplement 18 to the 04 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/28 | UN R44: Proposal for Supplement 18 to the 04 series of amendments

GRSP will consider this proposal from Poland to hold a fact-based discussion on the proposal to amend R44 as there were CRSs which would fall outside the scope of the regulation because of GRSP/2019/28.

GRSP-66-19 | Evaluation of real scientific data about new CRS [child restraint systems] available on the market so called "belt guide" vs other approved CRS
GRSP-66-38 | Research on child seat belt guide devices

GRSP may consider information from Spain on the positioning and securing of a CRS on the vehicle.

GRSP-66-30 | UN R44: Positioning and securing the CRS on the vehicle
14.
UN Regulation No. 80 (Strength of seats and their anchorages (buses))

GRSP may wish to continue discussion of this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

GRSP-66-07 | Seat backs according to UN R80
15.
UN Regulation No. 94 (Frontal collision)

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal of amendments, on behalf of the drafting task force, to expand the scope of the UN Regulation (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/29).

GRSP/2019/29 | UN R94: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to consider Japan and EC proposals for the transposition of GTR 20 (electric vehicle safety provisions) into UN R94, R95, R100, and R137.

GRSP-66-31 | Transposition of GTR 20 into UN Regulations
GRSP-66-32 | UN R94: Proposal for a 04 series of amendments
16.
UN Regulation No. 95 (Lateral collision)

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal of amendments tabled by the expert from EC, on behalf of the drafting task force, to expand the scope of the UN Regulation (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/30).

GRSP/2019/30 | UN R95: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal of amendments tabled by the expert from EC, on behalf of the drafting task force, to modify the scope, to provide appropriate transitional provisions and to make minor adaptations and clarifications to the existing requirements.

GRSP-66-25 | UN R95: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to consider Japan and EC proposals for the transposition of GTR 20 (electric vehicle safety provisions) into UN R94, R95, R100, and R137.

GRSP-66-31 | Transposition of GTR 20 into UN Regulations
GRSP-66-33 | UN R95: Proposal for a 05 series of amendments
17.
UN Regulation No. 100 (Electric power-train vehicles)

GRSP agreed to continue discussion on a proposal submitted by the expert from the International Organization of Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) to extend functional safety in UN Regulation No. 100 to other categories of vehicles (ECE/TRANS/WP.297GRSP/2019/17).

GRSP/2019/17 | UN R100: Proposal for Supplement 6 the 01 series of amendments to and for Supplement 5 to the 02 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to consider Japan and EC proposals for the transposition of GTR 20 (electric vehicle safety provisions) into UN R94, R95, R100, and R137.

GRSP-66-31 | Transposition of GTR 20 into UN Regulations
GRSP-66-34 | UN R100: Proposal for the 03 series of amendments
18.
UN Regulation No. 111 (Uniform provisions concerning the approval of tank vehicles of categories N and O with regard to rollover stability)

Subsequent to the decision taken by WP.29 at its June 2018 session (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1139, para. 33), GRSP is expected to consider proposals for UN Regulation No. 111.

19.
UN Regulation No. 127 (Pedestrian safety)

GRSP may wish to resume discussion on the basis of a proposal tabled by the expert from Germany which clarifies different interpretations of vehicle configuration testing in the presence of active suspensions (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/18).

GRSP/2019/18 | UN R127: Proposal for Supplement 2 the 00 series of amendments, Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments and Supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments
20.
UN Regulation No. 129 (Enhanced Child Restraint Systems)

GRSP agreed to resume consideration on a proposal, tabled by the experts of Global NCAP and ANEC on behalf of CI, for limit values for the chest vertical acceleration of Q-dummies during the dynamic testing of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems (ECRS) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/19). GRSP may also wish to consider proposals tabled by the expert from CLEPA to clarify some provisions of the UN Regulation (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/32, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/33, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/34 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/35). Moreover, GRSP will consider a proposal of Corrigendum tabled by the expert from the Netherlands to correct a typo mistake concerning Q dummy reference in the UN Regulation (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/36).

GRSP-66-02 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments
GRSP-66-10 | UN R129: Proposal for Corrigendum 4 to 00 Series, Corrigendum 1 to 01 Series, Corrigendum 1 to 02 Series, Corrigendum 2 to 03 Series of amendments
GRSP-66-28 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 3 to 03 Series of amendments
GRSP/2019/19 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 3 the 03 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/32 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 10 the original series of amendments
GRSP/2019/33 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 7 to the 01 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/34 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 02 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/35 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 4 to the 03 series of amendments
GRSP/2019/36 | UN R129: Proposal for Corrigenda to Supplement 5 to the 01 series and to Supplement 4 to the 02 series of amendments

GRSP may discuss this proposal to provide the user with a digital form of the bulk of the instructions and to reduce the number of instructions in various languages

GRSP-66-11 | UN R129: Supplement 4 to the 03 series, Supplement 7 to the 02 series, Supplement 8 to the 01 series, Supplement 11 to the original series of amendments

GRSP may discuss this proposal to require all essential measurement information to be recorded in the Type Approval test report

GRSP-66-12 | UN R129: Supplement 4 to the 03 series of amendments

GRSP may discuss this proposal to improve the repeatability and reproducibility of the assessment of the external dimensions of the ECRS. It does not change any current dimensional requirements relating to the sizes of the body of the ECRS, the support leg or the support leg foot

GRSP-66-13 | UN R129: Supplement 4 to the 03 series of amendments - Type Approval test report - Dimensional measurement assessments
21.
UN Regulation No. 134 (Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicles)

GRSP may wish to continue discussion of this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

GRSP-66-05 | UN R134: Proposal for supplement 4
GRSP-66-40 | UN R134: Labelling proposal
22.
UN Regulation No. 135 (Pole Side Impact)

GRSP may wish to continue discussion of this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

23.
UN Regulation No. 136 (Electric Vehicles of Category L)

GRSP may wish to continue discussion of this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

24.
UN Regulation No. 137 (Frontal impact with focus on restraint systems)

GRSP agreed to resume consideration of proposals tabled by the expert from EC, on behalf of the drafting task force, to expand the scope of the UN Regulation (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/37). GRSP may also wish to resume discussion on the inclusion of the L7 category of vehicles in the scope of the UN Regulation.

GRSP-66-20 | Un R137: Three-step approach for Harmonisation of (passive) safety requirements under GRSP of bodied, heavy quadricycles (L7)
GRSP/2019/37 | UN R137: Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments

GRSP may consider a proposal from Japan for a new series of amendments to introduce provisions from GTR 20 on electric vehicle safety into UN R137.

GRSP-66-29 | UN R137: Japan position on a new series of amendments
GRSP-66-36 | UN R137: Proposal for the 02 series of amendments
25.
UN Regulation No. 145 (ISOFIX anchorage systems, ISOFIX top tether anchorages and i-Size seating positions)

GRSP may wish to continue discussion on this agenda item on the basis of new proposals, if any.

26.
Proposal for a new UN Regulation on the approval of vehicles, the safety of their High Voltage Systems, and Fuel Integrity in a Rear-End collision

GRSP will consider a proposal for a new UN Regulation on the approval of vehicles, the safety of their High Voltage Systems, and Fuel Integrity in a Rear-End collision, tabled by the expert from EC on behalf of the drafting task force.

GRSP-66-04/Rev.1 | High voltage and fuel system safety: Amendment to document GRSP/2019/38
GRSP/2019/38 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the safety of their High Voltage Systems and with regard to Fuel Integrity in a Rear-End collision
27.
Mutual Resolution No. 1

GRSP will resume discussion of proposals to include dummy specifications and drawings (e.g. Q dummies) into M.R.1.

28.
Securing of children in buses and coaches

GRSP will resume discussion on how to secure children in buses, on the basis of the term of reference of the IWG on this subject and of its progress report (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/22).

GRSP-66-03 | Buses for Carrying Children: Russian Requirements
GRSP-66-06 | Status Report of the Safer Transport of Children in Buses and Coaches (STCBC) informal group
GRSP/2019/22 | Bus child transport: Informal group report and terms of reference

GRSP may consider a presentation from the Swedish Transport Agency on frontal ODB crash testing of motor caravans.

GRSP-66-09 | Crash test of motor caravans
29.
Exchange of views on vehicle automation

GRSP may wish to be informed about the recent session of WP.29 on vehicle automation. Moreover, GRSP agreed to start exploring which areas under its responsibility should be revised by developing vehicle automation.

30.
Strategy of the Inland Transport Committee

GRSP may wish to be informed about the outcome of the future strategy of the Inland Transport Committee.

GRSP-66-43 | ITC Strategy 2030 - Special focus: Draft ITC Recommendations for enhancing National Road Safety
31.
Election of officers

Rule 37 of the Rules of Procedure (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.1) states that GRSP will elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the sessions scheduled for the year 2020.

32.
Other business
32. (a)
Exchange of information on national and international requirements on passive safety

GRSP may wish to exchange information. Moreover, GRSP may wish to consider follow-up of activities on safer road infrastructure for motorcyclists with Sub-Committee 1 (SC.1) or other ECE bodies.

32. (b)
Definitions and acronyms in Regulations under GRSP responsibilities
32. (c)
UN Regulation No. 0 (International Whole Vehicle Type Approval)

GRSP to review the IWG DETA presentation on the promotion on the use of DETA

GRSP-66-18 | DETA - Database for the Exchange of Type Approval documentation
32. (d)
Highlights of the June and November 2019 sessions of WP.29
32. (e)
Three-dimensional H-point machine
32. (f)
Intelligent transport systems
32. (g)
Children left in cars
32. (h)
GRSP work priorities

GRSP may consider proposals for future work priorities

GRSP-66-39 | GRSP Work Priorities and Recurring Items
GRSP-66-44 | Provisional agenda for the 67th (May 2020) GRSP session
32. (i)
Tributes

Retirement from GRSP of Mr. Jae-Wan Lee.

GRSP-66-42 | Farewell letter of Mr. Jae-Wan Lee, GRSP Expert from Korea