Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 58
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Alternative from OICA to the proposal offered by Germany (document GRSG/2013/27 which is expected to be updated and presented as GRSG/2014/18) to introduce more stringent requirements for rear underrun protection devices.

Reference Number: GRSG/2014/11
Origin: OICA
Date: 20 February 2014
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-105-20 | Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 58
GRSG-106-32 | Comparison of proposed RUPD requirements between documents GRSG/2014/11 and GRSG/2014/18
GRSG/2013/27 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 58
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 106 | 5-9 May 2014

28. Recalling the purpose of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2013/27, the expert from Germany presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2014/18 and GRSG-106-26 introducing into UN Regulation No. 58 more stringent requirements for rear underrun protection devices. The expert from OICA proposed ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2014/11 on alternative provisions. The expert from Germany presented GRSG-106-32 with a comparison of the proposed requirements listed in the documents. The expert from CLCCR presented some observations and recommendations of his organization (GRSG-106-11). The expert from Sweden raised concerns related to the test conditions for type-approval of rear underrun protection devices (GRSG-106-40). GRSG noted a number of comments.

29. Following the discussion, GRSG agreed to resume consideration at its next session in October 2014, on the basis of a revised official document to be prepared by the experts from Germany jointly with the experts from Sweden, CLCCR and OICA. The secretariat was requested to keep GRSG-106-32 on the agenda.