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Concerns on AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System) requirements
Document WP.29-167-28
11 November 2015

World Blind Union comments opposing the current provisions of the draft UN Regulation on quiet vehicle minimum sound levels, especially with regard to the effectiveness of the AVAS parameters, inclusion of “pause button”, and absence of stationary (“idling”) vehicle sound requirement.

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Previous Documents, Discussions, and Outcomes
8.6. | Draft UN Regulation on Quiet Road Transport Vehicles

100. The representative of the World Blind Union introduced WP.29-167-23 and WP.29-167-28 presenting the concerns of his organization on the recent proposal for a new Regulation on QRTV adopted by GRB in September 2015. He kindly requested further consideration related to the provisions on Audible Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) sound pressure levels, optional installation of AVAS pause switches and sound emissions when stationary.

Relates to QRTV-GTR | UN R138 |