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Seeking clarification on UN Regulation No. 131 concerning the reciprocal recognition of UN Regulation No. 152
Document WP.29-191-23
13 November 2023

This paper seeks to clarify the expected approval process to be utilized by Contracting Parties concerning UN Regulation No. 131 which requires Contracting Parties applying UN R131 and UN R152 to recognise approvals to either Regulation as equally valid for vehicles of category M2 and for those of category M3/N2 with a maximum weight below or equal to 8t and equipped with a hydraulic braking system.

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93. The representative of Australia sought clarifications (WP.29-191-23) regarding the equivalence of requirements according to UN Regulation No. 152 (AEBS for light vehicles) and UN Regulation No. 131 (AEBS for heavy vehicles) for vehicles of category M3/N2 with a maximum weight below or equal to 8 tons, equipped with hydraulic braking, which can be approved under both UN Regulations.

94. WP.29 agreed to pass the request to the Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, as the body in charge of these regulations.

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