Proposal to clarify the application of GTR 7 Phase 2 static alternative provisions and to modify the allowed range of tolerances under the backset retention and energy dissipations test. The proposal would re-introduce certain paragraphs in the 09 series of amendments removed by the draft 10 series (GRSP/2018/34). In addition, the proposals adds the area where the gap measurement procedure by the sphere is appropriate per the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 202a (i.e. only gaps in the area over 540 mm).
12. The expert from Japan introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/8 in a presentation (GRSP-67-17) on behalf of the Task Force on aligning UN Regulation No. 17 with UN GTR No. 7, Phase 2 provisions. The expert from Italy requested a delay on transitional provision for all new vehicles (paragraphs. 13.13.2 and 13.13.3). Finally, GRSP adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/8, as amended by Annex IV to the session report. The secretariat was requested to submit the proposal as the draft 10 series of amendment to UN Regulation No. 17, for consideration and vote at the November 2020 sessions of WP.29 and AC.1. At the same time, the expert from CLEPA withdrew ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2019/9.