Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 55
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Proposal from the UN R55 informal group to allow the fitment of a secondary coupling and/or a brake away cable for un-braked O1 trailers or inertia braked trailers up to 3.5t which are equipped with class B coupling heads and class S drawbar eyes (38 mm, 40 mm, and others) and for the related use of integrated towing brackets.

Reference Number: GRRF/2016/28
Date: 7 July 2016
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRRF-82-05 | Current provisions in Annex 5 of Regulation No. 55 (01 series)
GRRF-82-33 | Amendment to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/28 agreed during the session
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 82 | 20-23 Sep 2016

16. The Chair of the IWG on Regulation No. 55 presented (GRRF-82-02) a proposal (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2016/28) introducing amendments to Regulation No. 55 on secondary coupling and the attachment points. The expert from Italy responded to the proposal (GRRF-82-05). GRRF supported this proposal as amended and reproduced in GRRF-82-33.