Proposal for Supplement 18 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 53
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Proposal to allow the use of different brake lamp activation methods and to align the brake lamp provision with those applicable for four-wheelers.

Reference Number: GRE/2015/42
Origin: IMMA
Date: 6 August 2015
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRE/2017/25 | Proposal for Supplement 20 to the 01 series of amendments and for Supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 53
GRRF/2017/14 | Proposal for amendments to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 78
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 74 | 20-23 Oct 2015

30. The expert from IMMA introduced a proposal allowing for the use of different brake lamp activation methods and aligning the brake lamp provision with those applicable for four-wheelers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2015/42). The experts of France, Germany, Italy and Japan delivered remarks. GRE noted that this proposal might need to be accompanied by a modification of Regulation No. 78 under the responsibility of the Working Party on Braking and Running Gear (GRRF). IMMA was invited to contact GRRF and to present an updated document for the next session.

38. The expert from IMMA recalled their earlier proposal to allow for the use of different brake lamp activation methods and to align the brake lamp provisions with those applicable for four-wheelers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2015/42) and requested GRE to postpone consideration of this issue to the next session.

Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 75 | 5-8 Apr 2016

30. The expert from IMMA introduced a proposal allowing for the use of different brake lamp activation methods and aligning the brake lamp provision with those applicable for four-wheelers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2015/42). The experts of France, Germany, Italy and Japan delivered remarks. GRE noted that this proposal might need to be accompanied by a modification of Regulation No. 78 under the responsibility of the Working Party on Braking and Running Gear (GRRF). IMMA was invited to contact GRRF and to present an updated document for the next session.

38. The expert from IMMA recalled their earlier proposal to allow for the use of different brake lamp activation methods and to align the brake lamp provisions with those applicable for four-wheelers (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2015/42) and requested GRE to postpone consideration of this issue to the next session.