Proposal to clarify and align the text of UN R13 on heavy-duty braking with that of UN R107 on bus construction with regard to the exemption of articulated buses and coaches from the requirements for vehicle stability equipment. The text would specify that “Class I, Class A and articulated vehicles of categories M2 and M3” are exempted from the requirements.
European Commission unable to formally consider the editorial correction proposed by the WP.29 secretariat. Therefore, the EC does not have authority to approve the combined package of proposals. Therefore, the vote on adoption must be postponed.
16. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRRF-76-20, proposing a clarification of UN Regulation No. 13. GRRF adopted this proposal as reproduced below and requested the secretariat to submit the proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their June 2014 sessions as a part of the draft Supplement 12 to the 11 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 13.
Footnote 12, amend to read:
“…more than 2 axles and hydraulic transmission), Class I, Class A and articulated vehicles of categories M2 and M3, N2 tractors for semi-trailer with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes…”