Document GRE-76-14/Rev.1
Editorial improvement to ECE/TRANS/GRE/2016/29
Status: Superseded
Submitted by GTB

Editorial improvements to the proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to UN R123.

Discussions and Outcomes
171st WP.29 session (14-17 Mar 2017)
This proposal (WP.29/2017/41) was adopted by the World Forum. Thirty-seven Contracting Parties out of the 50 applying UN R123 were present for the vote by AC.1. Thirty-seven voted in favor with zero against and zero abstaining.
76th GRE session (25-28 Oct 2016)

33. The expert from GTB proposed to correct inconsistencies and to allow for adapting of the passing-beam class C to foggy weather conditions (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/29, GRE-76-14-Rev.1). The experts from UK and EC were of the view that the proposed amendments for foggy conditions would change performance requirements and, thus, should be introduced by a new series of amendments. The experts of Austria, Finland, Italy, Japan and OICA felt that a new supplement would be sufficient. The expert from France pointed out that the definition of the passing-beam class W for use in adverse weather conditions should be clarified to indicate that it includes only rainy, rather than foggy, conditions. The experts of Germany and OICA stated that foggy conditions would need a separate solution at a later stage. GRE agreed to take out the fog-related provisions from the amendment proposals and to address them at the next session. GRE adopted the remaining proposals, as amended by Annex V to the report, and requested the secretariat to submit them to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their March 2017 sessions as part of the consolidated amendment proposals (see para. 10 above). GRE also agreed to consider in detail, at its next session, the issue of supplements, new series of amendments and transitional provisions.