Draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems
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Proposal for a new UN Regulation on AECS as approved by the April 2017 GRSG session for submission to the World Forum for adoption. The doc version provides mark-up notations. The pdf is a clean version of the approved text.

Reference Number: GRSG-112-42
Date: 27 April 2017
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-112-15 | Proposal to amend the new draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems
GRSG-112-27 | Proposal to amend the new draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems (GRSG/2017/12)
GRSG/2017/12 | Proposal for amendments to the new draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems
WP.29/2017/132 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 112 | 24-28 Apr 2017

39. WP.29 welcomed the submission by GRSG of a new draft UN Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems (AECS), including the alignment of the corridor of sled pulse (65g) with the EU legislation. The representative of the Russian Federation congratulated GRSG with such success and mentioned that this activity began at 2013 according Russian proposal and remained that analogical regulations are in force in Eurasian Economic Union from 2015 and they already had safe a lot of lives at road accidents.

40. The expert from the Russian Federation, chairing the IWG on AECS, presented an updated proposal of draft UN Regulation on AECS (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12). As Secretary of the IWG on AECS, the expert from OICA introduced GRSG-112-15 proposing some further editorial corrections to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRSG-112-27 clarifying mainly the scope and definitions of the draft UN Regulation. She informed GRSG that from, a technical point of view, the corridor of sled pulse (60g) specified in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12 was severe enough, but taking into account the importance and urgency for the adoption of the new UN Regulation by all Contracting Parties, the Russian Federation would support the more stringent corridor (65g) in line with the EU legislation. The expert from OICA reiterated a concern about the economic burden for technical services and laboratories offering the more stringent tests due to the considerable costs of test equipment performing such acceleration/declaration of 65g.

41. Following a detailed consideration of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12, GRSG adopted the new UN Regulation on AECS as reproduced in GRSG-112-42, subject to a final review at its October 2017 session of the official translations into the French and Russian languages. The GRSG Chair thanked again for the excellent work done by the IWG and for the acceptance by the Russian Federation to support the final proposal. The secretariat was requested to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 as new draft UN Regulation on AECS for consideration at their November 2017 sessions, subject to a final review at the forthcoming GRSG session.

World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 172 | 20-23 Jun 2017

39. WP.29 welcomed the submission by GRSG of a new draft UN Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems (AECS), including the alignment of the corridor of sled pulse (65g) with the EU legislation. The representative of the Russian Federation congratulated GRSG with such success and mentioned that this activity began at 2013 according Russian proposal and remained that analogical regulations are in force in Eurasian Economic Union from 2015 and they already had safe a lot of lives at road accidents.

40. The expert from the Russian Federation, chairing the IWG on AECS, presented an updated proposal of draft UN Regulation on AECS (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12). As Secretary of the IWG on AECS, the expert from OICA introduced GRSG-112-15 proposing some further editorial corrections to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRSG-112-27 clarifying mainly the scope and definitions of the draft UN Regulation. She informed GRSG that from, a technical point of view, the corridor of sled pulse (60g) specified in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12 was severe enough, but taking into account the importance and urgency for the adoption of the new UN Regulation by all Contracting Parties, the Russian Federation would support the more stringent corridor (65g) in line with the EU legislation. The expert from OICA reiterated a concern about the economic burden for technical services and laboratories offering the more stringent tests due to the considerable costs of test equipment performing such acceleration/declaration of 65g.

41. Following a detailed consideration of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/12, GRSG adopted the new UN Regulation on AECS as reproduced in GRSG-112-42, subject to a final review at its October 2017 session of the official translations into the French and Russian languages. The GRSG Chair thanked again for the excellent work done by the IWG and for the acceptance by the Russian Federation to support the final proposal. The secretariat was requested to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 as new draft UN Regulation on AECS for consideration at their November 2017 sessions, subject to a final review at the forthcoming GRSG session.