GTR 8: Request for authorization to develop an amendment
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Request to develop an amendment to the GTR 8 testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems which have significantly low steering gear ratio (i.e. quick steering characteristics).

Reference Number: WP.29/2020/99
Origin: Korea
Date: 6 April 2020
Meeting(s):
WP.29-181
Proposal Status: Adopted by WP.29
Related Documents:
GRVA/2020/34 | GTR 8: Proposal for Amendment 1
WP.29-180-15 | GTR 8: Request for authorization to develop an amendment
Discussion(s):
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 181 | 24 Jun 2020

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of this agenda item dealing with UN GTR No. 8 (ESC) at its September 2021 session.

59. The expert from the Republic of Korea introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/34 proposed in accordance with ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/99 that provides the authorization to develop an amendment to UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8. The experts from the USA inquired how the amendment to UN GTR No.8 would solve the issue raised. The expert from the Republic of Korea recalled the context of the proposal, addressing new steering systems with low gear rations. The expert from OICA recalled that this technical discussion took already place under the 1958 Agreement. The expert from Canada offered comments (GRVA-07-64) and questioned the need for a tolerance. He stated the need to verify the impact on safety of such proposal. The experts from the USA and the Netherlands advised to start future activities of this nature under the 1998 Agreement, first.

60. GRVA agreed to resume discussion on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/34 (or on a revised proposal) and on the report corresponding to this amendment at its next session.

64. The representative of the Republic of Korea introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/99 requesting an authorization to work to adapt the UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8 to the technical progress with the aim to amend the testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems. AC.3 endorsed the request and requested the secretariat to distribute with an AC.3 symbol

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

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of this agenda item dealing with UN GTR No. 8 (ESC) at its September 2021 session.

59. The expert from the Republic of Korea introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/34 proposed in accordance with ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/99 that provides the authorization to develop an amendment to UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8. The experts from the USA inquired how the amendment to UN GTR No.8 would solve the issue raised. The expert from the Republic of Korea recalled the context of the proposal, addressing new steering systems with low gear rations. The expert from OICA recalled that this technical discussion took already place under the 1958 Agreement. The expert from Canada offered comments (GRVA-07-64) and questioned the need for a tolerance. He stated the need to verify the impact on safety of such proposal. The experts from the USA and the Netherlands advised to start future activities of this nature under the 1998 Agreement, first.

60. GRVA agreed to resume discussion on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/34 (or on a revised proposal) and on the report corresponding to this amendment at its next session.

64. The representative of the Republic of Korea introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/99 requesting an authorization to work to adapt the UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8 to the technical progress with the aim to amend the testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems. AC.3 endorsed the request and requested the secretariat to distribute with an AC.3 symbol

Working Party on Automated and Connected Vehicles | Session 10 | 25-28 May

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of this agenda item dealing with UN GTR No. 8 (ESC) at its September 2021 session.

59. The expert from the Republic of Korea introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/34 proposed in accordance with ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/99 that provides the authorization to develop an amendment to UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8. The experts from the USA inquired how the amendment to UN GTR No.8 would solve the issue raised. The expert from the Republic of Korea recalled the context of the proposal, addressing new steering systems with low gear rations. The expert from OICA recalled that this technical discussion took already place under the 1958 Agreement. The expert from Canada offered comments (GRVA-07-64) and questioned the need for a tolerance. He stated the need to verify the impact on safety of such proposal. The experts from the USA and the Netherlands advised to start future activities of this nature under the 1998 Agreement, first.

60. GRVA agreed to resume discussion on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/34 (or on a revised proposal) and on the report corresponding to this amendment at its next session.

64. The representative of the Republic of Korea introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/99 requesting an authorization to work to adapt the UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8 to the technical progress with the aim to amend the testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems. AC.3 endorsed the request and requested the secretariat to distribute with an AC.3 symbol