UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments
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Proposal to permit a function to cope with temporary driver inability to control the vehicle (e.g. caused by a health problem). The proposed emergency steering function of type (c) would warn and possibly revive the driver while automatically performing emergency lane change(s) with the aim to bring the vehicle to a standstill in an area with a low risk of collision (“target stop area” e.g. hard shoulder).

Reference Number: GRVA/2020/16
Origin: CLEPA and OICA
Date: 29 November 2019
Meeting(s):
GRVA-5
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRVA-07-22 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments - Emergency assist / RMF
GRVA/2021/13 | UN R79: Proposal for a new 04 series of amendments
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Automated and Connected Vehicles | Session 5 | 10-14 Feb 2020

46. The expert from OICA recalled the purpose of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/16 and presented GRVA-07-22, inserting provisions in the Regulation for the approval of Risk Mitigation Function. He recalled that existing systems could no longer be approved according to the 03 series of amendments. GRVA agreed to resume discussion on this item and requested the secretariat to insert a corresponding agenda item in the provisional agenda for the next GRVA session.

53. The expert from OICA presented GRVA-05-63, introducing ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/16 inserting provisions for a new category of Emergency Steering Function (ESF) aimed to allow for the type approval of emergency assistance systems (e.g. in case of driver’s health problem). GRVA agreed to resume consideration of this proposal at its September 2020 session.

Working Party on Automated and Connected Vehicles | Session 7 | 21-25 Sep 2020

46. The expert from OICA recalled the purpose of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/16 and presented GRVA-07-22, inserting provisions in the Regulation for the approval of Risk Mitigation Function. He recalled that existing systems could no longer be approved according to the 03 series of amendments. GRVA agreed to resume discussion on this item and requested the secretariat to insert a corresponding agenda item in the provisional agenda for the next GRVA session.

53. The expert from OICA presented GRVA-05-63, introducing ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/16 inserting provisions for a new category of Emergency Steering Function (ESF) aimed to allow for the type approval of emergency assistance systems (e.g. in case of driver’s health problem). GRVA agreed to resume consideration of this proposal at its September 2020 session.