Document GRSP/2013/16
Proposal for Supplement 4 to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 11

Certain anti-theft systems fully lock every door and window in a vehicle and also deactivate interior unlock controls. This can lead to a situation where an occupant can be locked inside a vehicle with no means of exit save to break a window. This proposal would require countermeasures to prevent such a situation.

Submitted by Germany
Discussions and Outcomes

15. GRSP resumed consideration on a proposal tabled by the expert from Germany (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2014/13), aimed at ensuring that no vehicle occupants would be unintentionally fully locked inside the vehicle. The expert from OICA, in cooperation with the expert from France, introduced GRSP-55-10-Rev.3 on allowing occupants to manually activate, from the interior of the vehicle, an acoustic warning in case the ignition is switched off. Finally, GRSP adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2014/13, as amended by Annex II to the GRSP 55th session report. The secretariat was requested to submit the proposal to WP.29 and AC.1, for consideration and vote at their November 2014 sessions as draft 04 series of amendments to the UN Regulation.

14. The expert from Germany withdrew ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2013/16, but with the intention to submit a new proposal to the May 2014 session of GRSP, prepared in cooperation with the experts from Australia and the United Kingdom. The expert from OICA withdrew GRSP-54-16.


55. The expert from Germany introduced GRSP-53-12, aimed at introducing further provisions which allows the installation of full lock systems without compromising the safety and protection of road vehicle occupants. GRSP agreed to resume consideration on this agenda item at its December 2013 session and requested the secretariat to distribute GRSP-53-12 with an official symbol.