Proposal to limit the overlap of this head restraint regulation with UN R17 which also addresses head restraints within the context of seat integrity. The amendment would exempt any vehicle head restraints approved under UN R17 from the requirements of UN R25. Presently, only M1 passenger cars qualify for this derogation.
40. The expert from OICA introduced GRSP-54-17 to prevent the mandatory compliance of head restraints in more than one UN Regulation. GRSP agreed to resume consideration on this agenda item at its May 2014 session and requested the secretariat to distribute GRSP-54-17 with an official symbol.