Contracting Parties under UN R23 Reversing Lights

The following Contracting Parties are officially listed by the World Forum as applying this regulation. Nonetheless, this designation does not necessarily mean that a given Contracting Party either issues its own type approvals or accepts type approvals issued by other parties as there are exceptions.

Contracting Party Effective Date
Germany 13 November 1973
France 28 October 1972
Italy 05 May 1972
Australia 31 July 2010
Austria 23 July 1990
European Union 24 March 1998
Japan 31 March 2000
Belarus 02 July 1995
Belgium 01 December 1971
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Croatia 08 October 1991
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Czech Republic 30 July 1972
Denmark 22 March 1977
Estonia 25 July 1999
Finland 14 May 1977
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Poland 04 March 1988
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 11 February 1973
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
Greece 03 December 1995
Hungary 18 October 1976
Ireland 24 March 1998
Latvia 18 January 1999
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Ukraine 08 October 2002
Luxembourg 04 October 1987
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Turkey 07 July 2000
Netherlands 21 January 1973
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Republic of South Africa 17 June 2001
Switzerland 02 February 1996
Malta 01 May 2004
Norway 21 February 1988
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Serbia 27 April 1992
Sweden 01 December 1971
Portugal 24 March 1998
Romania 01 July 1977
Slovak Republic 30 July 1972
Slovenia 24 July 1983
Spain 01 December 1971
Albania 05 November 2011
Georgia 25 May 2015
Egypt 03 February 2013
Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
San Marino 26 January 2016
Nigeria 17 December 2018
Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018