Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 58
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Proposal to introduce more stringent requirements for rear underrun protection devices.

Reference Number: GRSG/2015/17
Origin: Germany
Date: 19 February 2015
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-107-39 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 58
GRSG-108-07 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 58
GRSG-108-13 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 58
GRSG-108-27 | Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 58
GRSG-108-28 | Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 58
GRSG-108-40 | Comment on the proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 58
GRSG-108-48 | Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 58
GRSG/2013/27 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 58
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 108 | 4-8 May 2015

33. The expert from Germany presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2015/17 and GRSG-108-48 introducing into UN Regulation No. 58 more stringent requirements for rear underrun protection devices. The expert from IRU informed GRSG about the road transport sector’s point of view (GRSG-108-07) concerning the strengthening of the requirements for rear underrun protection devices, and proposed an amendment to the new paragraph 16.7. The expert from CLCCR raised a number of concerns (GRSG-108-13) and proposed some amendments to the proposed text. The expert from OICA introduced GRSG-108-27 and GRSG-108-28 clarifying the transitional provisions and the text of the new technical requirements proposed by Germany. GRSG noted the concerns raised by the expert from India on the basis of GRSG-108-40.

34. Following the discussion, GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2015/17, amended as reproduced in GRSG-108-48-Rev.2. The secretariat was requested to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2015 sessions, as draft 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 58.