Report on draft Amendment 3 to global technical regulation No. 3
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Technical report to accompany the proposal for amendment 3 (concerning mainly ABS issues) to GTR 3.

Reference Number: GRRF/2017/16
Origin: Italy
Date: 5 July 2017
Proposal Status: Formal GR review
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GRRF-86-11 | GTR 3: Revised report on Amendment 3
GRRF/2017/15 | Proposal to amend Global Technical Regulation No. 3
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18. The expert from Italy introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2017/15 with provisions aimed at aligning the text of UN GTR No. 3 and UN Regulation No. 78 especially on tri-cycles Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS), Emergency Stop Signal and means to disable the ABS function (‘ABS switch’), prepared in collaboration with the expert from IMMA. The expert from Canada answered to the proposal (GRRF-84-10). The expert from Italy presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2017/16 with the report on the activities related to the amendment proposal to UN GTR No.3. The expert from India informed GRRF about regulatory activities in his Country on the obligation to install ABS on new motorcycle with an engine capacity of 125 cm3 and more.

19. GRRF recommended the expert from Italy to keep the draft amendment to GTR No. 3 as harmonized as possible with UN Regulation No. 78 especially with regard to the ABS switch to avoid subsequent amendments to UN Regulation No. 78.

20. The expert from Italy agreed to submit a revised proposal for the February 2018 session of GRRF.