The newly introduced systems to detect excessive temperatures and/or smoke enable the driver to act immediately to ensure the safety of the passengers. This implies the possibility of braking, stopping, or some other response which could impact other road users. Therefore, this proposal would require the hazard warning lights to be activated (which will require consideration by the WP.29 Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling Equipment). The proposal also proposes transitional provisions for the implementation of the new requirements.
5. The expert from the Russian Federation lifted the reservation on ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/70, submitted to the November 2014 sessions of WP.29 and of the Administrative Committee of the 1958 Agreement (AC.1). GRSG confirmed the adoption of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/70 as well as ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/77 (this latter document will be submitted to the March 2015 sessions of WP.29 and AC.1), without amendments. The expert from OICA withdrew ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2014/31. GRSG agreed to withdraw ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/76 from the agenda of the WP.29 session in November 2014. (see WP.29-164-05).