Proposal for amendments to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 39
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Proposal to allow for the approval of speedometers and odometers that display figures either in km/h or mph (but not both simultaneously) provided that the driver is enabled to select between the metric or imperial measurement display modes.

Reference Number: GRSG-109-13
Origin: EC
Date: 24 September 2015
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-108-42 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 39
GRSG/2016/25 | Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 39
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 109 | 29 Sep-2 Oct 2015

11. The expert from EC recalled the discussion of GRSG at its previous session on GRSG-109-13 proposing to amend the requirements for numeric displays of speedometers. The expert from France underlined the need to also indicate on the speedometer the corresponding speed units. The expert from OICA volunteered to prepare, together with the expert from EU, a joint proposal for consideration at the next GRSG session. The expert from IMMA reminded GRSG that some vehicles of category L should be added.

12. GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session on the basis of an official document to be jointly prepared by the experts from EC, IMMA and OICA taking into account the comments received.

18. The expert from EC presented GRSG-109-13 proposing to amend the requirements for numeric displays of speedometers. GRSG noted general support of the proposal. The expert from UK stated that some vehicles of category L should be added. GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session on the basis of an official document to be submitted by the expert from EC, taking into account the comments received.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 110 | 25-29 Apr 2016

11. The expert from EC recalled the discussion of GRSG at its previous session on GRSG-109-13 proposing to amend the requirements for numeric displays of speedometers. The expert from France underlined the need to also indicate on the speedometer the corresponding speed units. The expert from OICA volunteered to prepare, together with the expert from EU, a joint proposal for consideration at the next GRSG session. The expert from IMMA reminded GRSG that some vehicles of category L should be added.

12. GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session on the basis of an official document to be jointly prepared by the experts from EC, IMMA and OICA taking into account the comments received.

18. The expert from EC presented GRSG-109-13 proposing to amend the requirements for numeric displays of speedometers. GRSG noted general support of the proposal. The expert from UK stated that some vehicles of category L should be added. GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session on the basis of an official document to be submitted by the expert from EC, taking into account the comments received.