UN R48: Proposal for Supplement 12 to the 05 series of amendments
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Proposal to define specifications for the design and operation of external status indicators for Vehicle Alarm Systems (VAS), Alarm Systems (AS) and immobilizers under UN R48 pursuant to provisions of UN R97 and R116.

Proposal also to address inconsistencies, clarify text, and correct terminology in Regulation No. 48:

  • para. 5.7.2.1. editorial alignment of text with current terminology
  • replace undefined “effective outlet” terminology with defined “apparent surface” reference
  • reintroduction of missing reference to “transverse plane” in paras. 5.10.1. and 5.10.2.
  • para. 6.2.9. and related subsequent paragraphs to clarify the application of the 2000 lumen criteria
  • para. 6.26.9.2. to correct a cross-reference with UN R23.

Reference Number: WP.29/2018/85
Date: 20 August 2018
Proposal Status: Adopted
Related Documents:
GRE/79 | Report of the GRE on its 79th (April 2018) session
GRE-77-25/Rev.2 | UN R48: Proposal for a consolidated version of GRE/2016/33 and GRE-76-17
GRE-78-05 | Correction of errors and discrepancies in the 05 and 06 series of amendments to Regulation No. 48