Proposal for Supplements to UN R148 and to the 06 series of amendments to UN R48
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Proposal to allow the use of manufacturer logos in the internal structure of optical components and/or in the outer lens within the apparent surface of a signalling lamp.

Reference Number: GRE/2020/5
Origin: France and Germany
Date: 5 February 2020
Proposal Status: Formal GR review
Related Documents:
GRE-78-03 | Evocative, suggestive or figurative apparent surfaces
GRE-80-28 | Evaluation of the questionnaire on evocative, suggestive or figurative apparent surfaces
GRE-82-20 | Proposal for amendments to documents GRE/2019/28
GRE-82-32 | UN R48: Consolidated version of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2019/28
GRE-82-36 | UN R148: Proposal to amend ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2019/28
GRE-83-36 | Proposal to amend document GRE/2020/5 (UN R48 and R148)
GRE-83-46 | Comments on document GRE/2020/5
GRE-83-50 | Revised proposal for UN R148 and R48 submitted as GRE/2020/5
GRE/2019/6 | LSD and UN R48.06: Proposal for supplements
GRE/2019/28 | Proposal for Supplements to UN R148 and R48.06
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 83 | 19-23 Oct 2020

24. The experts from France and Germany introduced a revised proposal for amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 48 and 148 that regulates the use of manufacturer logos inside the illuminant surface of a lamp (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2020/5 and GRE-83-50). The experts from the Russian Federation and OICA commented on the proposal (GRE-83-36 and GRE-83-46). Taking into account concerns expressed by the experts from EC and the Russian Federation, GRE invited the authors to liaise with those experts and to prepare an updated text for the next session. In the interim, GRE reiterated its request to type approval authorities to refrain from granting type approvals to lamps with such logos.