Document GRSP-64-21
UN R17: Proposal for amendments
Status: Superseded
Submitted by Germany

Revised proposal (superseding GRSP-63-24) to clarify the possibility to install side-facing seats in buses of category M2 and M3 of classes A and I.

Discussions and Outcomes
178th WP.29 session (24-28 Jun 2019)
This proposal (WP.29/2019/35) was adopted by the World Forum. Thirty-six Contracting Parties out of the 49 applying UN R17 were present for the vote by AC.1. Thirty-six voted in favor with zero against and zero abstaining.
64th GRSP session (11-14 Dec 2018)

17. The expert from Germany introduced GRSP-64-21, to clarify the possibility of installing side facing seats in certain bus categories (M2 and M3 of Classes A and I). GRSP adopted the proposal as reproduced in Annex III to the session report and requested the secretariat to submit it as Supplement 1 to the 09 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 17, for consideration and vote at the June 2019 sessions of WP.29 and AC.1.

63rd GRSP session (14-18 May 2018)

20. The expert from Germany also introduced GRSP-63-24 clarifying the possibility of installing side-facing seats in buses of certain classes of vehicles. The expert from the Netherlands raised a study reservation. GRSP agreed to resume discussion on this subject at the December 2018 session of GRSP on the basis of a new proposal jointly prepared by the experts from Germany and EC.