Amendments to the proposed Supplements to UN Regulations No. 97 and No. 116
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Revised proposals approved by the GRSG to delete provisions regarding the optical display of the status of the vehicle alarm system outside the passenger compartment in order to avoid driver distraction by and/or confusion of such exterior lighting with primary lighting and signaling equipment required under UN R48. These proposals supersede documents WP.29/2015/36 and WP.29/2015/37 that were submitted for the March 2015 WP.29 session but deferred to the June session.

Reference Number: GRSG-108-50
Date: 7 May 2015
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
WP.29/2015/36 | Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 97
WP.29/2015/37 | Proposal for Supplement 5 to Regulation No. 116
WP.29/2015/87 | Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 97
WP.29/2015/91 | Proposal for Supplement 5 to Regulation No. 116
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 108 | 4-8 May 2015

38. GRSG recalled the submission to WP.29 of a proposal (GRSG-107-26-Rev.1) to clarify the requirements on the optical signal outside the vehicle on the status of VAS (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/36), subject to the review by GRE. The experts from France and Germany reported on the concerns raised by GRE at its April 2015 session. Following the discussion, GRSG noted general support on the compromise proposal as reflected in GRSG-108-50.

39. GRSG adopted the proposed amendments to UN Regulation No. 97 as reproduced in Annex II to this report and agreed to remove ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/36 from the June 2015 agenda of WP.29. The secretariat requested to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2015 sessions, as draft Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 97.

49. Recalling its discussion under agenda item 8 (paras. 38-39 above), GRSG agreed to also remove ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/37 from the June 2015 agenda of WP.29. GRSG adopted the proposed amendments (GRSG-108-50) to UN Regulation No. 116 as reproduced in Annex III to this report and requested the secretariat to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2015 sessions, as draft Supplement 5 to UN Regulation No. 116.