Proposal to introduce a new measurement procedure for the effective height of the head restraint and introduction of the Biofidelic Rear Impact Device (BioRID). This proposal eliminates the backset measurement test procedure using the HRMD method.
4. The expert from Germany introduced GRSP-64-38, to present the proposed Amendment 2 (GRSP-64-39-Rev.1 superseding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2018/27) to UN GTR No. 7 (Phase 2 of the UN GTR on head restraints), jointly prepared with the experts from Japan and the Netherlands. He explained that the proposal still has several items, in several square brackets, to be solved. However, he added that the draft amendment would introduced five main changes to the UN GTR:
6. Finally, GRSP experts were invited to provide comments to GRSP-64-39-Rev.1 and GRSP-64-40 to the expert from Japan by the end of January 2019. Moreover, it was agreed that IWG organize a webex meeting to allow the expert from Japan to submit an official proposal of amendments, which would also incorporate GRSP-64-25 (see para. 16 of this report) by 15 February 2019.