Study of pedestrian fatal accidents (vs. motor vehicles at low speed) in Japan
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Presentation of data to supplement discussions on improvements to the driver field of view, especially with respect to indirect vision (rear, blind spot, mirrors, camera systems).

Reference Number: GRSG-110-10
Origin: Japan and MLIT
Date: 25 April 2016
Related Documents:
GRSG-110-12 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 46
VRU-Proxi-15-08 | New proposal of Close-Proximity Field of Vision for vehicle moving off from standstill (M1, N1)
Working Party on General Safety | Session 110 | 25-29 Apr 2016

18. On behalf of the Task Force (TF) on UN Regulation No. 46, the expert from Japan reported on the progress made by the group during the recent meeting held prior to the GRSG session. He gave a presentation on detailed results of a national study on fatal accidents of pedestrians with motor vehicles at low speed (GRSG-110-10). He invited GRSG experts to provide the results of similar studies in their country, if available. He concluded that a possible solution to avoid such accidents could be new requirements to ensure the driver’s view on the proximity area of the front and rear surroundings of the vehicle (GRSG-110-11). He referred to GRSG-110-12 proposing a first set of amendments to UN Regulation No. 46. GRSG welcomed the detailed information from Japan.