UN R125: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
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The text prepared by the expert from the European Commission to extend the scope of the requirements to forward field of visions of drivers to category N1 of vehicles

Reference Number: GRSG/2020/11
Origin: EC
Date: 20 January 2020
Meeting(s):
GRSG-118
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-118-26 | UN R125 : Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
GRSG/2020/31 | UN R125: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 118 | 15-17 Jul 2020

42. The expert from the European Commission presented document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11, the proposal for supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125, which aims to extend the scope of the Regulation to allow for the possibility to apply field of vision prescriptions to N1 category vehicles.

43. The expert of OICA introduced document GRSG-118-26, which contains proposed amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11.

44. Following detailed technical discussions, further comments from experts from Germany, Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA concerning the amendments proposed in GRSG-118-26, GRSG decided to keep document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11 on amendments to UN Regulation No. 125 on the agenda of the October meeting of the group and requested that document GRSG-118-26 is converted into an official document and submitted for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

54. The expert from the European Commission recalled discussions by GRSG experts under the agenda item 11 at the 118th session of GRSG (see: ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/98), which resulted in the deferral of consideration of the proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11) and of document GRSG-118-26 amending the official proposal, to the current session of GRSG. The objective of the proposal was to extend the scope of the UN Regulation No. 125 to allow for the possibility to apply field of vision prescriptions to N1 category vehicles.

55. The expert of OICA introduced the updated proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 (based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11 as amended by GRSG-118-26)), and document GRSG-119-23 amending the proposal.

56. Following detailed technical discussions, including further comments from experts from Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA, GRSG decided to defer considerations related to amendments to UN Regulation No. 125, based on a revised text of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 and incorporating GRSG-119-23, to its April 2021 session.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 119 | 6-9 Oct 2020

42. The expert from the European Commission presented document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11, the proposal for supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125, which aims to extend the scope of the Regulation to allow for the possibility to apply field of vision prescriptions to N1 category vehicles.

43. The expert of OICA introduced document GRSG-118-26, which contains proposed amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11.

44. Following detailed technical discussions, further comments from experts from Germany, Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA concerning the amendments proposed in GRSG-118-26, GRSG decided to keep document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11 on amendments to UN Regulation No. 125 on the agenda of the October meeting of the group and requested that document GRSG-118-26 is converted into an official document and submitted for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

54. The expert from the European Commission recalled discussions by GRSG experts under the agenda item 11 at the 118th session of GRSG (see: ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/98), which resulted in the deferral of consideration of the proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11) and of document GRSG-118-26 amending the official proposal, to the current session of GRSG. The objective of the proposal was to extend the scope of the UN Regulation No. 125 to allow for the possibility to apply field of vision prescriptions to N1 category vehicles.

55. The expert of OICA introduced the updated proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 (based on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11 as amended by GRSG-118-26)), and document GRSG-119-23 amending the proposal.

56. Following detailed technical discussions, including further comments from experts from Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA, GRSG decided to defer considerations related to amendments to UN Regulation No. 125, based on a revised text of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/31 and incorporating GRSG-119-23, to its April 2021 session.