Proposal for a Supplement to Regulation No. 79
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Proposal to introduce provisions for the approval of Remote Control Manoeuvring (RCM) systems, defined as driver-actuated systems on off-road vehicles used for navigating exceptionally difficult terrain. This proposal seeks to permit remote manoeuvring capability provided that the vehicle is designed to operate off-road and the off-road location is confirmed throughout the whole period that the function is in use.

Reference Number: GRRF/2018/10
Origin: UK
Date: 1 December 2017
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRRF-84-09 | Proposal for an amendment to Regulation No. 79 - Remote Control Manoeuvring
GRRF-86-15 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to GRRF/2018/10
GRVA/2018/3 | UN R79: Proposal for a supplement
Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 86 | 12-16 Feb 2018

45. The expert from UK introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/2018/10, proposing to include provisions applicable for Remote Control Manoeuvring (RCM) in UN Regulation No. 79. GRRF welcomed the proposal, noting that some vehicles were already delivered with this feature. GRRF agreed to insert provisions on RCM in UN Regulation No. 79. The proposal received a number of comments from Contracting Parties and from OICA, as reflected in GRRF-86-15.

46. The expert from UK volunteered to submit a revised proposal for consideration at the September 2018 session of GRRF and invited interested experts to contribute to this work stream.