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.