Proposal for amendment No. 3 to Global Technical Regulation No. 3
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Presently, it is not fully clear whether an anti-lock braking system (ABS) switch-off or altering mode is permitted on L-category vehicles, whereas it is clearly not allowed on other vehicle categories. This proposal is aimed at ensuring a consistent approach for all motor-vehicles equipped with anti-lock braking systems, including specific exemptions for certain off-road vehicles as incorporated in UN Regulation No. 13.

Reference Number: GRRF-79-17
Origin: EC
Date: 11 February 2015
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRRF/2015/40 | Proposal for an amendment of Global Technical Regulation No. 3
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 79 | 16-20 Feb 2015

23. The expert from EC introduced GRRF-79-17, proposing to apply to tricycles the existing ABS requirements for PTWs. The proposal was accepted in principle as it proposed a harmonization with the corresponding EU directive. As the proposed wording would also affect other Category 3 vehicles, the expert from EC volunteered to prepare a revised proposal for the September 2015 session of GRRF.

25. The expert from EC introduced GRRF-79-17, proposing to apply to tricycles the existing ABS requirements for PTWs. The proposal was accepted in principle as it proposed a harmonization with the corresponding EU directive. As the proposed wording would also affect other Category 3 vehicles, the expert from EC volunteered to prepare a revised proposal for the February 2016 session of GRRF.

Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear | Session 80 | 15-18 Sep 2015

23. The expert from EC introduced GRRF-79-17, proposing to apply to tricycles the existing ABS requirements for PTWs. The proposal was accepted in principle as it proposed a harmonization with the corresponding EU directive. As the proposed wording would also affect other Category 3 vehicles, the expert from EC volunteered to prepare a revised proposal for the September 2015 session of GRRF.

25. The expert from EC introduced GRRF-79-17, proposing to apply to tricycles the existing ABS requirements for PTWs. The proposal was accepted in principle as it proposed a harmonization with the corresponding EU directive. As the proposed wording would also affect other Category 3 vehicles, the expert from EC volunteered to prepare a revised proposal for the February 2016 session of GRRF.