Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 107
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Proposal to clarify the text of the amendments updating provisions for service doors, windows and emergency exits. The main purpose of the proposal is to delete the prohibition on the use of laminated glass or plastic material in window panes and to delete the provision that emergency windows shall be capable of being operated from outside.

Reference Number: GRSG/2014/4
Origin: Hungary
Date: 17 February 2014
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-105-04/Rev.1 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 107
GRSG-107-05 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 107
WP.29/2014/69 | Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 05 series of amendments to Regulation No. 107
WP.29/2014/70 | Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 06 series of amendments to Regulation No. 107
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 106 | 5-9 May 2014

8. The expert from Hungary introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2014/4 proposing to simplify the current provisions of paragraph 7.6.8.2. in Annex 3 of the Regulation. GRSG adopted the proposal, as reproduced below, and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2014 sessions, as a part (see paras. 5 and 6 above) of draft Supplement 2 to the 05 series of amendments and of draft Supplement 1 to the 06 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 107.

Annex 3, paragraphs 7.6.8.2. and 7.6.8.2.1., amend to read:

"7.6.8.2.Every emergency window shall either:
7.6.8.2.1.Be capable of being easily and instantaneously operated from inside and from outside the vehicle by means of a device recognised as satisfactory. This provision includes the possibility of using e.g. panes of laminated glass or plastic material, or"