Editorial improvement to ECE/TRANS/GRE/2016/29
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Editorial improvements to the proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to UN R123.

Reference Number: GRE-76-14/Rev.1
Origin: GTB
Date: 26 October 2016
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRE/2016/29 | Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 123
WP.29/2017/41 | Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 123
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 76 | 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.