UN R144: Consolidated proposal for a 01 series of amendments
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Full UN R144 integrating the proposal to:

  1. clarify that the application of an AECD approval to other vehicle categories than M1 and N1 is not mandatory,
  2. align the power supply requirement of Part III, para. 34.1 with the corresponding requirement in Part II, para. 25.1.
  3. clarify with regard to para. 34.1 that if the vehicle is equipped with both
    • -a “back-power supply” as listed in para. 35.10.1 and
    • -a “Power supply other than back-up power supply mentioned in paragraph 35.10.1” as listed in para. 35.10.2
    both should be tested according to Annex 9. The “Power supply other than back-up power supply mentioned in paragraph 35.10.1” should indeed only be tested if it is the only power supply for the AECS.
  4. include two-year transitional provisions
  5. remove the exclusion of M1 and N1 not equipped with a side airbag and to specify that the AECS shall be able to output the navigation solution in an NMEA-0183 protocol format (RMC, GGA, VTG, GSA and GSV message), among other clarifications.

Reference Number: GRSG-117-47
Origin: Russia
Date: 9 October 2019
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG/2019/23 | UN R144: Proposal for a 01 series of amendments
WP.29/2020/29 | UN R144: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
Working Party on General Safety | Session 117 | 8-11 Oct 2019

59. The expert from OICA recalled that the purpose of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2018/23 was to correct the scope of the UN Regulation. The expert from the Russian Federation proposed further editorial corrections and amendments (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/18) which allow contracting parties to apply the relevant requirements to assess compliance of Accident Emergency Call Devices (AECD) designed for installation on vehicles of categories other than M1 and N1. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/23 extending the scope of application for AECD, if fitted to other categories than M1 and N1.

60. GRSG welcomed GRSG-117-47 prepared by the expert of the Russian Federation providing a consolidated text of the regulation including the necessary corrections and proposed amendments.

61. The secretariat presented GRSG-177-02 informing GRSG on an inconsistency with the wording of subsection 26.7.23. of UN Regulation No.144. GRSG approved the deletion of the term “back-up” in subsection 26.7.23.

62. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/18 and requested the secretariat to submit it together with the rectified wording of subsection (see para. 61 above) to WP.29 and AC.1 as draft supplement 01 to UN Regulation No. 144 for consideration at their March 2020 sessions.