Request for authorization to develop an amendment to GTR No. 9
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Proposal to develop a test procedure for the assessment of exterior (outer surface of the vehicle) deployable systems to protect pedestrians or other vulnerable road users during an accident.

Reference Number: WP.29/2016/115
Origin: Korea
Date: 2 September 2016
Proposal Status: Adopted by WP.29
Related Documents:
WP.29-169-10 | Request for authorization to develop an amendment to global technical regulation No. 9
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 170 | 15-18 Nov 2016

133. AC.3 adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/115, submitted by the representative of the Republic of Korea, on the authorization to develop an amendment to the UN GTR to provide the test procedure for deployable systems of the outer surface to ensure an adequate protection of pedestrians. The secretariat was requested to prepare the corresponding AC.3 document.

134. The representative of the United States of America reported that they had begun discussions with the Chair of the IWG on a way forward for Phase 2. He informed AC.3 that the cost benefits analysis in his country continued to be delayed, but NHTSA was hopeful that during the December 2016 session of GRSP, he would be able to provide a path towards completion of Phase 2. Finally, he suggested an extension of the mandate for the IWG to allow time for completion of this phase of the GTR until December 2017. AC.3 endorsed this request.