UN R79: Proposal for amendments to GRVA/2020/22
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Proposal to modify the following elements:

  1. paragraph 5.6.4.2.3., delete “temporarily”
  2. paragraph 5.6.4.5.2.1., replace “actually” by “anticipated to be”
  3. paragraph 5.6.4.6.6., B1 shall resume “in a timely manner”
  4. paragraph 5.6.4.6.8.1., clarify the suppression criteria
  5. paragraph 5.6.4.7., define distance tolerances for lane-change critical distances
  6. Annex 8, Paragraph 2., Carry over the language already adopted for ACSF B1: “At the manufacturer’s discretion and with the agreement of the Technical Service, a lane with a width of less than 3.5 m may be used, if the correct function of the system on roads with wider lanes can be demonstrated.” and allow for lower temperature and wet surface test conditions, and
  7. Annex 8, Paragraph 3.5.1.2. (j), amend the pass condition with regard to direction indicator deactivation.

Reference Number: GRVA-07-19
Origin: CLEPA and OICA
Date: 15 September 2020
Proposal Status: Formal GR review
Related Documents:
GRVA/2020/22 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments
GRVA/2021/9 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Automated and Connected Vehicles | Session 7 | 21-25 Sep 2020

39. The expert from OICA introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2020/22, amended by GRVA-07-20 with proposed amendments to the provisions on ACSF of Category C. He explained that GRVA-07-20 also incorporated GRVA-07-15, GRVA-07-16 and GRVA-07-19. He withdrew GRVA-07-18. The expert from AVERE supported the OICA proposal. GRVA-07-29 superseded by GRVA-07-32. GRVA had remained divided on such amendments since its fourth session.