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Date Reference Description Status
03 Dec 2019 GRSP-66-07
Seat backs according to UN R80
Working Party Informal Seat Strength and Seat Anchorages for Large Passenger Vehicles Coach Seat Strength Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Seats of Large Passenger Vehicles and of these Vehicles with regard to the Strength of the Seats and their Anchorages Finnish Safety Investigation Authority has given a recommendation to introduce a change UN Regulation No 80 regarding the structure of the back part of seats for the purpose of making them safer, by adding padding and removing hard protrusions located right in the front of passengers. 3 Dec 2019
03 Dec 2019 GRSP-66-08
Equipping bus seats with three point belt according to UN Regulation No. 16
Working Party Informal Safety belts and related systems Safety belt systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. Safety-belts, Restraint Systems, Child Restraint Systems and ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems for Occupants of Power-driven Vehicles II. Vehicles Equipped with Safety-belts, Safety-belt Reminders, Restraint Systems, Child Restraint Systems and ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems Finnish Safety Investigation Authority has given recommendation to equip the seats of category M<sub>2</sub> and M<sub>3</<ub> vehicles with lap and shoulder belt type seat belts, i.e. three-point seat belts. 3 Dec 2019
03 Oct 2019 GRSG-117-06
UN R55: Proposal for amendments
Working Party Informal Mechanical Coupling Components Mechanical Couplings Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Mechanical Coupling Components of Combinations of Vehicles Proposal to clarify that the term "special joint" does not include flexible components supporting coupling articulation (as is pertinent to Class C50 couplings). 5 Oct 2019
02 May 2019 GRSP-65-04
UN R17: Definition of a head restraint
Working Party Informal Strength of Seats, Anchorages, and Head Restraints Strength of Seats Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Seats, their Anchorages and any Head Restraints Request for interpretation of UN R17 for testing of head restraints in cases where the head restraint is not mandatory in the vehicle category in question. 3 May 2019
08 Mar 2019 WP.1-78-04
Resolution on "Activities other than driving"
Forum Informal Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Automated Driving This document proposes a draft text for a resolution on “activities other than those related to driving” that the driver of a vehicle equipped with an automated driving system could undertake when the automated driving system is engaged. 8 Mar 2019
15 Jan 2019 GRSG/2019/14
UN R58: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 03 series of amendments
Working Party Working Rear Underrun Protection Devices Rear Underrun Protection Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. Rear Underrun Protective Devices (RUPDS) II. Vehicles with regard to the Installation of an RUPD of an Approved Type III. Vehicles with regard to their Rear Underrun Protection (RUP) Proposal to clarify category G (off-road vehicles) ground clearance requirements, clarify the table of Annex 7 (requirements for different vehicle categories) with regard to requirements for M<sub>1</sub>G, N<sub>1</sub>G,M<sub>2</sub>G, N<sub>2</sub>G, M<sub>3</sub>G and N<sub>3</sub>G, and to clarify provisions on the installation of RUPD. 16 Jan 2019
13 Sep 2018 GRB-68-23
Snow tyres provisions: status report
Working Party Informal Tire Rolling Sound Emissions, Adhesion on Wet Surfaces, and Rolling Resistance Tire Noise, Wet Adhesion, and Rolling Resistance Uniform provisions concerning the approval of tyres with regard to rolling sound emissions and/or to adhesion on wet surfaces and/or to rolling resistance 13 Sep 2018
23 Jan 2018 GRSG/2018/7
UN R43: Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments
Working Party Working Safety Glazing Materials Safety Glazing Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Safety Glazing Materials and their Installation on Vehicles Proposal to amend Annex 7 (laminated-glass panes), inserting a new paragraph 6. to allow optional 2,260 g ball test and headform test for laminated-glass panes. The proposal aims to amend UN R43 to enable the approval of the laminated-glass panes with improved mechanical properties, especially as designed for front, exterior, forward-facing glazing of the upper deck of a double-deck vehicle. 26 Jan 2018
02 Oct 2017 GRE-78-06
Proposal for a Corrigendum to Supplement 28 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6
Working Party Informal Direction Indicators Direction Indicators Uniform provisions concerning the approval of direction indicators for power-driven vehicles and their trailers Proposal to reinsert text in paragraph 1.3 concerning differentiation of types according to trade name or mark that was inadvertently omitted from Supplements 27 and 28 to the 01 series of amendments. 3 Oct 2017
25 Jul 2016 GRSG/2016/24
Proposal of amendments to Regulation No. 118
Working Party Working Burning Behavior of Interior Materials Material Burning Behavior Uniform Technical Prescriptions Concerning the Burning Behaviour of Materials Used in the Interior Construction of Certain Categories of Motor Vehicles Proposal to improve and clarify provisions concerning the approval of interior materials, cables and insulation materials. The proposaladds new requirements for cable sleeves and conduits, modifies vertical testing requirements under Annex 8 to allow testing of small test samples and to clarify their fixation to the specimen holder., and adds a new Annex 10 on provisions for testing of electrical cables. 27 Jul 2016
25 Jul 2016 GRSG/2016/23
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 118
Working Party Working Burning Behavior of Interior Materials Material Burning Behavior Uniform Technical Prescriptions Concerning the Burning Behaviour of Materials Used in the Interior Construction of Certain Categories of Motor Vehicles Proposal to reduce the administrative burden in obtaining approvals for electrical cables according to UN Regulation No. 118. The experts from Finland, France and Germany agreed that the change from ISO 6722:2006 to ISO 6722-2011 does not impact the degree of safety and, therefore, the test reports or approvals established under the older version of the ISO standard shall remain valid. 27 Jul 2016
07 Apr 2016 GRSG-110-02
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments and Supplement 1 to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 118
Working Party Informal Burning Behavior of Interior Materials Material Burning Behavior Uniform Technical Prescriptions Concerning the Burning Behaviour of Materials Used in the Interior Construction of Certain Categories of Motor Vehicles Proposal to delete the volume and shape limits of the fume cupboard described in Annex 8 (Test to determine the vertical burning rate of materials) and replace these with the performance specification that the fume cupboard dimensions shall not affect the test results. The proposal also sets a minimum sample size of 375 x 170 mm under paragraph 3.1. of Annex 8. 8 Apr 2016
11 Sep 2015 GRSG-109-06
Proposal for Corrigendum to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 118
Working Party Informal Burning Behavior of Interior Materials Material Burning Behavior Uniform Technical Prescriptions Concerning the Burning Behaviour of Materials Used in the Interior Construction of Certain Categories of Motor Vehicles Correction to the type-approval communication form. Paragraph 6.6.2. does not exist in the Regulation No. 118. The form evidently should read Paragraph 6.2.2. 14 Sep 2015
17 Jan 2014 GRE/2014/12
Proposal for Supplement 18 to Regulation No. 4
Working Party Working Illumination of rear-registration plates of motor vehicles and their trailers Rear Plate Lighting Uniform provisions for the approval of devices for the illumination of rear registration plates of motor vehicles (except motor cycles)and their trailers Text prepared by Japan and Finland to introduce provisions for registration plates that differ in size from the standard EU plates. 21 Jan 2014