Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 107
Document GRSG/2014/19
20 February 2014

Proposal to amend Annex 12 of the regulation to align its safety prescriptions for trolley buses with current electrical standards.

Submitted by Belgium
Status: Superseded
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4.7.6. | Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 06 series of amendments to Regulation No. 107

63. Agenda item 4.7.6, Regulation No. 107, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/70, paragraphs 10.24 and 10. 25, correct to read (renumbering the paragraphs):

Paragraph 10.9. (instead of 10.24.), amend to read:

“10.9. Notwithstanding paragraphs 10.7. and 10.8., Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall continue to accept type approvals granted to the preceding series of amendments, which are not affected by the 05 series of amendments.”

Add a new paragraph 10.10. (instead of 10.25.), to read:
“10.10.Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall not refuse to grant extensions of approval for vehicles which are not affected by the 05 series of amendments.”

2. (a) | Proposals for further amendments

11. The expert from Belgium presented GRSG-106-28 superseding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2014/19 and amending the safety prescriptions for trolleybuses to update these according to the respective electrical standard EN 50502. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRSG-106-09 listing a number of suggestions to improve the proposed text. GRSG adopted the document, as reproduced in Annex II to this report, 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, 6, 8 and 9 above) of draft Supplement 1 to the 06 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 107, subject to a final review by GRSG at its next session in October 2014.

2. (a) | Proposals for further amendments

8. The expert from Belgium introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2013/16 amending the safety prescriptions for trolleybuses to update these according to the respective electrical standard EN 50502. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRSG-105-13 listing a number of suggestions to improve the proposed text. GRSG noted some comments supporting the proposals. The Chair invited all experts to send, in due time, their written comments to the expert from Belgium to allow him to prepare a revised proposal. GRSG agreed to resume consideration at its next session on the basis of a revised official document.

2. (a) | Proposals for further amendments

14. The expert from Belgium introduced GRSG-104-13 amending the safety prescriptions for trolleybuses to update these according to the respective electrical standard EN 50502. GRSG noted general support and a number of concerns. GRSG agreed to resume consideration at its next session on the basis of an official document. The Chair invited all experts to send, in due time, their written comments to the expert from Belgium to allow him to prepare a revised proposal.

Related and Previous Documents
GRSG-104-13
GRSG/2013/16
GRSG-105-13
GRSG-106-28
GRSG-106-09
WP.29/2014/70
Relates to UN R107 |