Working Party
Working Party on Passive Safety
67th session | Web Conference | 20-23 Jul
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-67-01/Rev.3 | Running order of the 67th (July 2020) GRSP session
GRSP-67-02 | Virtual meeting guidelines for the 67th (July 2020) GRSP session
GRSP-67-03 | Memo concerning procedures for the 67th (July 2020) GRSP session
GRSP/2020/1 | GRSP: Annotated provisional agenda for the 67th (May 2020) session
GRSP/2020/1/Rev.1 | Revised annotated agenda for the 67th (July 2020) GRSP session
2.
UN Global Technical Regulation No. 9 (Pedestrian safety)
2. (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-67-13 | GTR 9: Proposal for Amendment 3
GRSP-67-30 | GTR 9: Proposal for Amendment 3 - Revised Final Progress Report

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
2. (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 Informal Working Group on Deployable Pedestrian Protection Systems (IWG-DPPS).

3.
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.

4.
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).

5.
UN Regulation No. 16 (Safety-belts)

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal for a supplement to the 07 and to the 08 series of amendments (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/2) tabled by the expert from the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), aimed at addressing the requirements for Safety Belt Reminders in some particular vehicle designs and at clarifying the current text of the transitional provisions.

GRSP-67-35 | UN R16: Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 07 series of amendments and for Supplement 2 to the 08 series of amendments
GRSP/2020/2 | UN R16: Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 07 series of amendments and for Supplement 2 to the 08 series of amendments

GRSP also agreed to resume consideration of a proposal of a supplement tabled by the expert from OICA (GRSP-66-14), 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-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 also agreed to resume consideration of a proposal from the expert from Finland, suggesting discussions on the possibility to have three-point safety-belts in M2 and M3 categories of vehicles (GRSP-66-08).

GRSP-66-08 | Equipping bus seats with three point belt according to UN Regulation No. 16
6.
UN Regulation No. 17 (Strength of seats)

GRSP might wish to resume consideration of a revised proposal (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/8) tabled by the expert from the European Commission, on behalf of the drafting task force, to align UN Regulation No. 17 with the provisions of draft UN GTR No. 7, Phase 2, and to also integrate a proposal of amendment to the definition of integrated, detachable and separate head-restraints.

GRSP-67-17 | Alignment of GTR No. 7 head restraints With UN Regulation No. 17
GRSP-67-28 | UN R17: Proposal for amendments
GRSP/2020/8 | UN R17: Proposal for the 10 series of amendments

GRSP may also wish to resume consideration of amendments proposals to the UN Regulation from the expert of CLEPA on the static options (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/9).

GRSP/2019/9 | UN R17: Proposal for the 10 series of amendments
7.
UN Regulation No. 22 (Protective helmets)

GRSP agreed to resume discussion of this agenda item based on a proposal on a monitoring solution submitted by the corresponding Task Force.

GRSP-67-25 | UN R22: Proposal for the 06 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to consider a presentation on behalf of the Motorcycle Helmet Communication Industry.

GRSP-67-09/Rev.1 | UN R22: Motorcycle helmet communication industry views
8.
UN Regulation No. 94 (Frontal collision)

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal of amendments, by the experts from Japan and the European Commission on behalf of Task Force to amend the requirements concerning post-crash electrical safety in the event of frontal collision. (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/4).

GRSP-67-20/Rev.1 | UN R94: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments
GRSP-67-27 | UN R94: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments
GRSP/2020/4 | UN R94 : Proposal for amendment to the 04 series of amendments
9.
UN Regulation No. 95 (Lateral collision)

GRSP may wish to consider a proposal of amendments by the experts from Japan and the European Commission on behalf of Task Force to amend the requirements concerning post-crash electrical safety in the event of lateral collision (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/5).

GRSP-67-21/Rev.1 | UN R95: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments
GRSP/2020/5 | UN R95 : Proposal for the amendment to the 05 series of amendment
10.
UN Regulation No. 100 (Electric power-train vehicles)

GRSP agreed to continue discussion on a proposal prepared by the experts from Japan and the European Commission on behalf of the Task Force to amend the requirements concerning specific requirements for the electric power train. (ECE/TRANS/WP.297GRSP/2020/6).

GRSP-67-22/Rev.1 | UN R100: Proposal for the 03 series of amendments
GRSP/2020/6 | UN R100 : Proposal for 03 series of amendments
11.
UN Regulation No. 127 (Pedestrian safety)
GRSP may also wish to consider a proposal prepared by the experts of the drafting task force to align the UN Regulation with the provisions of the revised General Safety Regulation of the European Union with appropriate transitional provisions, and to make minor adaptations and clarifications to the existing requirements (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/9).
GRSP-67-11 | UN R127: Comments on the amendment proposal GRSP/2020/9
GRSP/2020/9 | UN R127 : Proposal for 03 series of amendments

GRSP may wish to resume discussion based on 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) and is complemented by proposed transitional provisions.

GRSP-67-07 | UN R127: Proposal for the 03 series of amendments
12.
UN Regulation No. 129 (Enhanced Child Restraint Systems)

GRSP agreed to resume consideration on two proposals for limit values on the chest vertical acceleration of Q-dummies during the dynamic testing of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems (ECRS): one, tabled by the experts of Global New Car Assessment Programme and European Association for the Co-ordination of Consumer Representation in Standardisation on behalf of Consumer International (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/19) and a second from the expert from Japan (GRSP-66-28).

GRSP-67-23 | UN R129: Explanatory presentation to CLEPA neck load limits proposal
GRSP-67-24 | UN R129: Proposal for the 04 series of amendments

GRSP may also wish to consider a proposal prepared by the expert from the European Association of Automotive Suppliers: (a) to provide instructions to consumers in a digital form (GRSP-66-11), (b) on essential measurement information to be recorded in the type approval system (GRSP-66-12) and (c) to improve the procedure for assessing the external dimensions of ECRS (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/3).

GRSP-67-16 | UN R129: Supplement 5 to the 03 series of amendments
GRSP-67-33 | UN R129: Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 03 series of amendments
GRSP-67-34 | UN R129: Explanation of proposals for Supplement 5
GRSP/2020/3 | UN R129 : Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 03 series of amendments
13.
UN Regulation No. 134 (Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicles)

GRSP agreed to resume discussion on a proposal tabled by the expert from the Netherlands and introduced in a presentation (GRSP-66-05), which aimed to identify hydrogen-fuelled buses which were consistent with the existing regulated identification for Liquid Petroleum Gas, Compressed Natural Gas and Liquid Natural Gas fuelled buses (ECE/TRANS/WP.297GRSP/2020/10).

GRSP-67-12 | UN R134: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
GRSP-67-29 | UN R134: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
GRSP/2020/10 | UN R134 : Proposal for 01 series of amendments
14.
UN Regulation No. 137 (Frontal impact with focus on restraint systems)

GRSP agreed to resume consideration of proposals tabled by the experts from Japan and the European Commission on behalf of the Task Force to amend the requirements on post-crash electrical safety in frontal collision (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/7). GRSP may also wish to resume discussion on the inclusion of the L7 category of vehicles into the scope of the UN Regulation.

GRSP-67-18/Rev.1 | UN R137: Proposal for the 02 series of amendments
GRSP/2020/7 | UN R137: Proposal for amendments to 02 series of amendments
15.
Securing children in buses and coaches

GRSP will resume discussion on how to secure children in buses, based on the progress of IWG on this subject.

GRSP-67-08 | Safer Transport of Children informal group status report
16.
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.

17.
Other business
17. (a)
Highlights of the March 2020 session of WP.29

GRSP will be briefed by the secretariat about the highlights of the noted session of WP.29 on GRSP and other common issues.

GRSP-67-04 | GRSP highlights from the March and June WP.29 sessions
17. (b)
UN Regulation No. 44 (Child Restraints Systems)

GRSP may wish to consider an informal proposal (GRSP-67-04) tabled by the expert from the Netherlands, concerning a guide strap type approved as a Child Restraint System according to UN Regulation No. 44.

GRSP-67-05 | Reservation over Type Approval E20 44R 04 4013 – Braxx Smart Kid Belt
GRSP-67-31 | UN R44: Proposal Supplement 18 to the 04 series of amendments
GRSP-67-32 | Approval of Smart Kid child restraint belt

GRSP may wish to consider other business concerning UN R44.

GRSP-67-10 | Media release: Restrain our kids – and safely!
GRSP-67-14 | UN R44: Proposal Supplement 19 to the 04 series of amendments
17. (c)
List of priority work of GRSP

GRSP may wish to discuss the latest status of the draft priority topics for GRSP activities.

GRSP-67-06/Rev.1 | List of GRSP priorities
GRSP-67-15 | Proposal for the GRSP list of priorities
17. (d)
New UN Regulation on fuel system integrity and safety of electric power trains in the event of a rear-end collision

GRSP may wish to resume discussion on the definition of the Rechargeable Electric Energy Storage System (REESS). See paragraph 28 of document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/76 on the new UN Regulation adopted at the June 2020 session of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations.

GRSP-67-19/Rev.1 | UN R153: Proposal for Corrigendum 1
WP.29/2020/76 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation with regard to fuel system integrity and safety of electric power train in the event of a rear-end collision