Draft Regulation on driver assist systems to avoid blind spot accidents
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Presentation on the German effort to develop blind-spot detection performance assessment procedures pursuant to interest in making such systems mandatory on long vehicles.

Reference Number: GRSG-111-24
Origin: Germany
Date: 11 October 2016
Related Documents:
GRSG/2017/11 | Proposal for a new Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the Blind Spot Information System
Working Party on General Safety | Session 111 | 11-14 Oct 2016

57. As a follow-up to his presentation of the previous GRSG session, the expert from Germany introduced GRSG-111-24 on the development of test procedures for a new draft regulation on Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) to avoid such blind spot accidents by a driver information and warning system. GRSG welcomed the information and the progress made by the Federal Highway Research Institute of Germany (BASt).

58. The expert from Canada informed GRSG that his country had conducted several investigations on this subject and that the corresponding reports were publicly available. He offered to provide the expert from BASt with detailed results on these investigations.

59. Following the discussion, GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session on the basis of a first draft of the new UN Regulation on ADAS expected to be submitted by Germany.