Proposal for a decision on GRRF activities related to Automated Driving by WP.29 at its 172nd session
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Reference Number: WP.29-172-08
Origin: Germany
Regarding:
Date: 16 June 2017
Related Documents:
GRRF-82-20/Rev.1 | Revised proposal for updated ToR for the IWG on ACSF
ITS/AD-AH-02-05 | Proposal to amend the draft guidance concerning the regulation of automated vehicle technologies
Discussion(s):
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 172 | 20-23 Jun 2017

25. The representative of Germany presented WP.29-172-08 proposing to mandate GRRF to address higher level of automations in its regulatory work. The Chair of the IWG on Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving (ITS/AD) recalled the decision of WP.29 in March 2017 on this matter (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1129, para. 24). WP.29 agreed to request GRRF to address SAE level 3 and 4, to defer the document to GRRF and to request GRRF to report on their view of the document at the November session of WP.29.

46. The expert from Germany introduced WP.29-172-08 proposing to regulate the performance of vehicles equipped with “SAE Level 3 and 4” technology. GRRF discussed this proposal together with the proposal for amendments to the terms of reference of the IWG on Automatically Commanded Steering Functions under item 9.

52. GRRF reviewed the update proposal for the Terms of Reference of the IWG on ACSF tabled by the expert from Germany (GRRF-84-19). GRRF considered this document bearing in mind WP.29-172-08 under agenda item 8.

53. GRRF agreed to recommend to WP.29 the extension of the Terms of Reference of the IWG on ACSF [as reproduced in Annex VI of the GRRF session report] and to work in parallel on provisions related to ACSF of Category E, SAE Level 3 and 4, taking into account the future recommendations of the IWG on ITS/AD Task Force on the testing of automated/autonomous vehicles.

Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 84 | 19-22 Sep 2017

25. The representative of Germany presented WP.29-172-08 proposing to mandate GRRF to address higher level of automations in its regulatory work. The Chair of the IWG on Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving (ITS/AD) recalled the decision of WP.29 in March 2017 on this matter (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1129, para. 24). WP.29 agreed to request GRRF to address SAE level 3 and 4, to defer the document to GRRF and to request GRRF to report on their view of the document at the November session of WP.29.

46. The expert from Germany introduced WP.29-172-08 proposing to regulate the performance of vehicles equipped with “SAE Level 3 and 4” technology. GRRF discussed this proposal together with the proposal for amendments to the terms of reference of the IWG on Automatically Commanded Steering Functions under item 9.

52. GRRF reviewed the update proposal for the Terms of Reference of the IWG on ACSF tabled by the expert from Germany (GRRF-84-19). GRRF considered this document bearing in mind WP.29-172-08 under agenda item 8.

53. GRRF agreed to recommend to WP.29 the extension of the Terms of Reference of the IWG on ACSF [as reproduced in Annex VI of the GRRF session report] and to work in parallel on provisions related to ACSF of Category E, SAE Level 3 and 4, taking into account the future recommendations of the IWG on ITS/AD Task Force on the testing of automated/autonomous vehicles.