GTR 9: Technical report on the development of Amendment 2 (Phase 2)
Document GRSP/2018/3
28 February 2018

Appendix to the proposal for Amendment 2 to GTR 9 providing the rationale, justifications, and other supplemental information concerning the development of the amendment to introduce the Flex PLI lower legform impactor and related test procedures, including new bumper test area specifications.

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14.2. | Proposal for Amendment 2 to UN GTR No. 9 (Pedestrian safety)

176. Submitted for consideration and vote, the proposal for Amendment 2 to UN GTR No. 9 on pedestrian safety (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2018/160, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2018/161 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/AC.3/31) was adopted on 14 November 2018 by consensus vote of the following contracting parties present and voting: Australia, China, the European Union (representing Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom), India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Norway, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, San Marino, South Africa and Uzbekistan.

177. The representatives from Canada, Tunisia and the United States of America abstained from voting.

3. (a) | UN Global Technical Regulation No. 9 (Pedestrian safety): Proposal for Amendment 2 (Phase 2)

5. The expert from Germany, on behalf of the Chair of the IWG, introduced the consolidated text of draft Amendment 2 to UN GTR No. 9 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2018/2), which incorporates: (a) the flexible pedestrian legform impactor (FlexPLI), and (b) the new bumper test area and on the Injury Assessment Values (IARVs). He also introduced the final progress report of the IWG ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2018/3. As suggested by the expert from the Republic of Korea, he announced that a possible amendment of part I of the UN GTR (statement of technical rationale and justification) would be introduced in the future to reflect the activity of the IWG on Deployable Pedestrian Protection Systems (DPPS). GRSP recommended Amendment 2 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2018/2) and the final progress report (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2018/3) both not amended, for establishment in the global registry. The secretariat was requested to submit the proposal and the final report to WP.29 and to the Executive Committee of the 1998 Agreement (AC.3) for consideration and vote at their November 2018 sessions as draft Amendment 2 to UN GTR No. 9.

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