Document WP.29/2012/87 proposed changes to UN R46 to reduce the blind spot on the passenger side of N2 and N3 (medium/heavy commercial) vehicles as the draft 04 series of amendments to UN R46.
Proposal unanimously adopted.
48. Agenda item 4.8.2, UN Regulation No. 46, document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2012/87 (see WP.29-158-08):
Paragraph 184.108.40.206.1, the table (rows for vehicles of category N2 and N3), columns of exterior mirrors of Classes IV, V and VI, insert to read (3 times):
“In addition according to paragraphs 220.127.116.11.6 to 18.104.22.168.11 for vehicles with a mounting height of the Class V mirror of not less than 2.4 m (see paragraph 22.214.171.124.12): the required field of vision (paragraphs 126.96.36.199.6 to 188.8.131.52.9) may be viewed using a combination of direct view and indirect vision devices (of Class IV, V, VI).
Add new paragraphs 21.16 and 21.17, to read:
|"21.16.||Notwithstanding paragraph 21.15., type approvals granted to the preceding series of amendments to the Regulation, which are not affected by the
|21.17.||Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall not refuse to grant extensions of type approvals for existing types of vehicles or devices, which are not affected by the 04 series of amendments, granted according to the