Proposal for editorial correction to document GRE/2013/9
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Corrections to the proposal for Supplement 3 to the 06 Series of UN R48

Reference Number: GRE-69-17
Origin: GTB
Date: 28 March 2013
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRE/2013/9 | Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 06 Series of Regulation No.48
WP.29/2013/82 | Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 06 series of amendments to Regulation No. 48
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 69 | 8-11 Apr 2013

8. The expert from GTB introduced GRE-69-17 amended by GRE-69-36 superseding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/9, clarifying the transitional provisions of Regulation No. 48. The proposal solved the situation set before the adoption of the guidelines on transitional provisions as set in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1044/Rev.1. The experts confirmed that the specificities of Regulation No. 48 required a small deviation from the transitional provisions’ guideline. GRE adopted the proposal as reproduced in Annex III to the report. GRE requested the secretariat to submit the proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2013 sessions as draft Supplement 3 to the 06 series of amendments to Regulation No. 48 (see paras. 6 and 7).

26. GRE considered two proposals introduced by the experts of France and Germany, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/13 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/14, introducing provisions for variations of the apparent surface of direction indicators. The expert from OICA introduced amendments to the proposals (GRE-69-27 and GRE-69-28). Introducing GRE-69-18 and GRE-69-19, the expert from the Netherlands expressed the concern about the lack of signal uniformity that this proposal would create. GRE requested an assessment of impact upon safety relating to direction indicators with variable apparent surface. The majority of experts from Contracting Parties opposed the proposal made by Germany and France but agreed to resume consideration on this issue on the basis of a revised proposal by the experts from France and Germany. GRE agreed to keep GRE-69-17, GRE-69-18 and GRE-69-30 on the agenda of its October 2013 session.