Document WP.29-179-23
AV Framework Document: Proposal for amendment
Submitted by CLEPA

Proposal to add “extended occupant safety systems” to the list of AV safety elements for consideration and development. The aim is to ensure consideration of new seating positions and occupant postures that may emerge as automated and autonomous vehicles enable new mobility concepts and intended uses of vehicles.

Discussions and Outcomes
179th WP.29 session (12-14 Nov 2019)

29. The representative of CLEPA presented WP.29-179-23. WP.29 referred this document to GRSP for review at its December 2019 session.

178th WP.29 session (24-28 Jun 2019)

25. The representative of Japan introduced, on behalf of China, European Union, Japan and the United States of America, WP.29-178-10/Rev.2 containing amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2019/34 – Framework Document on Automated/autonomous Vehicles. He explained that the amendments included editorial amendments as well as a restructured Table 1 containing details on (i) current activities, (ii) expected future activities and (iii) references to the key safety principles mentioned in the document.

26. The representative of the Republic of Korea introduced WP.29-178-19, proposing additional amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2019/34. The representative of Sweden proposed to insert into Table 1 considerations related to para. 4 (j) regarding vehicle inspection. The representative of CITA supported the position of the representative of Sweden.

27. WP.29 adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2019/34 as amended by WP.29-178-10/Rev.2 and requested the secretariat to issue it as a reference document with the symbol ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2019/34/Rev.1.