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UN Regulation No. 138
Quiet Road Transport Vehicles

Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV)

This Regulation requires an “audible vehicle alerting system” (AVAS) to reduce the risk of collisions with vulnerable road users unable to aurally detect the presence of electrified vehicles.

Date Reference Description Status
29 Jan 2020 GRBP-71-28
UN R138 : Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to clarify that it is not necessary to require an ISO 10844 asphalt track surface in cases where the vehicle is at a standstill provided that the surface is dense and without substantial absorption characteristics. 31 Jan 2020
29 Jan 2020 GRBP-71-25
UN R51 : ASEP II informal group status report
Working Party Informal Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Text submitted by chair of IWG ASEP for the status report 29 Jan 2020
11 Nov 2019 WP.29-179-08
IWVTA informal group: Report to WP.29
World Forum Informal Global Real Driving Emissions Test Procedure Global RDE Worldwide harmonized Real Driving Emissions test procedure Light Vehicle Emissions Type Approval Test Procedure WLTP (UNR) International Whole Vehicle Type Approval System (IWVTA) International Whole Vehicle Type Approval UN Regulation No. 0 on uniform provisions concerning the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval Compressed and Liquefied Natural Gas System Components CNG/LNG System Components Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. Specific components of motor vehicles using compressed natural gas (CNG) and/or liquefied natural gas (LNG) in their propulsion system; II. Vehicles with regard to the installation of specific components of an approved type for the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) and/or liquefied natural gas (LNG) in their propulsion system. Protection of Vehicles Against Unauthorized Use Anti-theft and Alarm Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Protection of Motor Vehicles Against Unauthorized Use Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle safety Hydrogen Fuel Cell Safety Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles and their components with regard to the safety- related performance of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles Pole side-impact protection Pole Side Impact Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their Pole Side Impact performance (PSI) Restraint System in Frontal Impact Frontal Impact ORS Uniform provisions concerning the approval of passenger cars in the event of a frontal collision with focus on the restraint system Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Light-Signalling Devices (LSD) Light-Signalling Devices UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of light-signalling devices (lamps) for power-driven vehicles and their trailers Road Illumination Devices (RID) Road Illumination Devices (RID) UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of road illumination devices (lamps) and systems for power-driven vehicles Retro-reflective Devices and Markings (RRD) Retro-reflective Devices (RRD) Proposed list of UN Regulations applicable to IWVTA Phase 2 (2018 – 2022). 12 Nov 2019
30 Aug 2019 TFRWS-08-02/Rev.1
UN R138 and reversing warning requirements
Informal Group Informal Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation of information confirming that there would be no conflict between the draft proposal of minimum reverse-warning requirements and UN R138 on quiet road transport vehicles (audible approaching vehicle warning systems). 5 Sep 2019
25 Jul 2019 ASEP II-12-14
UN R138: Draft amendment to the 01 series of amendments
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 25 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019 GRBP-70-04
UN R138: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to reconcile UN R138 with UN R51 with regard to maximum sound pressure levels at speeds greater than 20 km/h by clarifying that the 75 dB(A) limit for AVAS under UN R138 concerns only the 0-20 km/h speed range. 22 Jul 2019
11 Apr 2019 WP.29/2019/55
UN R138: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments
World Forum Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>exempt hybrid vehicles that do not provide valid test results (e.g., internal combustion engine active under test conditions)</li><li>clarify the text concerning permissible AVAS operating conditions</li>to differentiate indoor and outdoor facility requirements (e.g., weather station requirement) and</li><li>update flowcharts in Annex 3 in line with text.</li><li>add a footnote to the scope to exempt electrified vehicles where the internal combustion engine (ICE) operates under the test conditions</li><li>clarify the intention of paragraph 6.2.:<ul><li>that AVAS may be operational outside the specified speed ranges (e.g., in the USA where the speed range extends to 30 km/h),</li><li>align maximum sound with UN R51.03 ASEP, and</li><li>explicitly specify that the AVAS may function even when the ICE is running</li></ul><li>clarify under paragraph 6.2.6. that a manufacturer may install an attenuation to enable the system to operate at different sound levels</li><li>split and clarify indoor and outdoor testing specifications under Annex 3 paragraph 2.2. to account for different needs such as a weather station</li><li>amend the flowcharts in the Annex 3 Appendix to better reflect the regulation text</li><li>align the transitional provisions in the 01 series of amendments with the format introduced following Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement.</li></ol> 19 Apr 2019
08 Jan 2019 GRB-69-06
UN R138: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to:<ol class="alpha"><li>add a footnote to the scope to exempt electrified vehicles where the internal combustion engine (ICE) operates under the test conditions</li><li>clarify the intention of paragraph 6.2.:<ul><li>that AVAS may be operational outside the specified speed ranges (e.g., in the USA where the speed range extends to 30 km/h),</li><li>align maximum sound with UN R51.03 ASEP, and</li><li>explicitly specify that the AVAS may function even when the ICE is running</li></ul><li>clarify under paragraph 6.2.6. that a manufacturer may install an attenuation to enable the system to operate at different sound levels</li><li>split and clarify indoor and outdoor testing specifications under Annex 3 paragraph 2.2. to account for different needs such as a weather station</li><li>amend the flowcharts in the Annex 3 Appendix to better reflect the regulation text.</li></ol> 9 Jan 2019
06 Nov 2018 ASEP II-10-10
Working Party on Noise future work table as of 31 October 2018
Informal Group Informal Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise 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 Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 6 Nov 2018
10 Sep 2018 GRB-68-13
UN R138: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>exempt hybrid vehicles that do not provide valid test results (e.g., internal combustion engine active under test conditions)</li><li>clarify the text concerning permissible AVAS operating conditions</li>to differentiate indoor and outdoor facility requirements (e.g., weather station requirement) and</li><li>update flowcharts in Annex 3 in line with text.</li></ol> 11 Sep 2018
03 Sep 2018 GTRQRTV-06-12/Rev.1
QRTV: Regulation (EU) No 540/2014: commonalities and differences with UN R138.00
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 4 Sep 2018
25 Jul 2018 GTRQRTV-06-09/Rev.1
Regulations Worldwide on Minimum Sound Emission of Quiet Vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. 25 Jul 2018
30 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-16
QRTV: Summary of current situation in Canada
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Outlook format (.msg) e-mail file summarizing Canada's NPRM and responses. It is anticipated that a Canadian proposal will be published in early 2019 to permit the proposed option of compliance to either the US or UN standard. 5 Jun 2018
31 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-15
QRTV: history of AVAS regulation in UN, EU, US, and Japan
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 5 Jun 2018
31 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-13
QRTV: Comparison of FMVSS 141 and UN R138
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 31 May 2018
31 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-10/Rev.1
QRTV: Renault survey results of ZOE users
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 31 May 2018
31 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-11
QRTV: Analysis of Renault survey results of ZOE users
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 31 May 2018
31 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-14
QRTV: Overview of regulations and standards in key markets
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 31 May 2018
27 May 2018 GTRQRTV-06-06
QRTV: Technical comparison of FMVSS 141 and UN R138
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 28 May 2018
24 Jan 2018 GRB-67-09
UN R138: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>clarify that the speed range of 0-20 km/h applies to UN R138, but does not preclude the AVAS from operating a speeds above 20 km/h (para. 6.2);</li><li>delete subparagraphs under para. 6.2.6. that should have been removed when the 01 series of amendments prohibited driver-operated pause functions;</li><li>split the specifications for para. "2.2. Meteorological conditions" under Annex 3 to address indoor and outdoor testing separately for clarity and to avoid unnecessary requirements in each case.</li></ol> 24 Jan 2018
04 Sep 2017 GRB-66-16
EU Regulation on AVAS requirements
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation on the status of the transposition of UN R138 on Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) requirements for quiet (e.g., electric) vehicles into EU law. The European Commission expects publication of the new requirements in the October 2017 Official Journal. The Commission is working on the transposition of the 01 series of amendments (prohibiting driver-activated pause functions). 5 Sep 2017
16 Jun 2017 GRB/2017/7
Proposal for a new Supplement to the 01 series of amendments of Regulation No. 138
Working Party Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to align the transitional provisions in the 01 series of amendments with the format introduced following Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement. 13 Jul 2017
13 Feb 2017 GRB-65-23
Proposal for a new Supplement to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 138
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to amend the wording of the transitional provisions as drafted for the 01 series to Regulation No. 138 (document WP.29/2017/7 for the March 2017 WP.29 session, prohibiting the AVAS pause function) with the guidelines for these provisions as established by Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement. 13 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017 GRB-65-05
EU Regulation on AVAS requirements
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation on the current European Commission draft proposal for the transposition of UN R138 regarding "quiet road transport vehicles" into EU law. The draft would require the audible alert signal to be activated at vehicle start-up, but would allow for use of a pause function activated by the driver. A fuller set of documents was provided for the <a href="https://circabc.europa.eu/w/browse/79af0476-e923-44de-9ca2-7961ab15beca" target="_blank" class="orange">64th Technical Committee-Motor Vehicles session</a>. 3 Feb 2017
21 Dec 2016 WP.29/2017/6
Proposal for Supplement 1 to Regulation No. 138
World Forum Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to refine the scope by replacing the phrase “can travel” by “can be propelled”. The use of “travel” in the scope can be interpreted to include vehicles using using electrical systems for purposes other than propulsion (e.g., energy recuperation) that fall outside the test conditions of UN R138. 3 Jan 2017
21 Dec 2016 WP.29/2017/7
Proposal for the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 138
World Forum Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to refine the scope by replacing the phrase "can travel" by "can be propelled". The use of "travel" in the scope can be interpreted to include vehicles using using electrical systems for purposes other than propulsion (e.g., energy recuperation) that fall outside the test conditions of UN R138. The proposal further amends:<ol class="alpha"><li>Paragraph 2.7. to make clear the “pause function” refers to systems that allow the driver to deactivate an AVAS system;</li><li>Paragraph 6.2.6.: The vehicle operator shall not deactivate AVAS while driving. However, the manufacturer shall be enabled to activate or deactivate AVAS, including automatically, by regional coding according to legal provisions of various markets.</li><li>Paragraph 11.: the transitional provisions were added according to the rules of WP.29 for new series of amendments. Paragraph 11.6. has been added to maintain approvals that also comply with the new series of amendments, as is the case for vehicles that do not have a pause function according to the newly suggested paragraph 6.2.6.</li><li>Annex 1, Addendum to the communication form No …, Technical Information: technical information regarding “Pause switch (yes/no)” will be no longer necessary.</li></ol> 3 Jan 2017
06 Sep 2016 GRB-64-20
OICA questionnaire regarding acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS)
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 7 Sep 2016
06 Sep 2016 GRB-64-21
Results of the OICA/Renault survey regarding acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS)
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 7 Sep 2016
06 Sep 2016 GRB-64-19
EU regulation on acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS)
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 7 Sep 2016
05 Sep 2016 GRB-64-14
Feedback from GRB members in order to plan a QRTV meeting
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 6 Sep 2016
30 Aug 2016 GRB-64-10
Japan remarks on the list of subjects for future consideration by the Working Party on Noise
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems for Motorcycles Motorcycle RESS Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Non-Original Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems (RESS) for Motorcycles, Mopeds and Three-wheeled Vehicles 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 Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 31 Aug 2016
29 Aug 2016 GRB-64-08
Subjects for future consideration by the Working Party on Noise
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems for Motorcycles Motorcycle RESS Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Non-Original Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems (RESS) for Motorcycles, Mopeds and Three-wheeled Vehicles 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 Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 30 Aug 2016
16 Aug 2016 GRB-64-03
Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 00 series and a proposal for the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 138
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to refine the scope by replacing the phrase "can travel" by "can be propelled". The use of "travel" in the scope can be interpreted to include vehicles using using electrical systems for purposes other than propulsion (e.g., energy recuperation) that fall outside the test conditions of UN R138. The proposal further amends:<ol class="alpha"><li>Paragraph 2.7. to make clear the “pause function” refers to systems that allow the driver to deactivate an AVAS system;</li><li>Paragraph 6.2.6.: The vehicle operator shall not deactivate AVAS while driving. However, the manufacturer shall be enabled to activate or deactivate AVAS, including automatically, by regional coding according to legal provisions of various markets.</li><li>Paragraph 11.: the transitional provisions were added according to the rules of WP.29 for new series of amendments. Paragraph 11.6. has been added to maintain approvals that also comply with the new series of amendments, as is the case for vehicles that do not have a pause function according to the newly suggested paragraph 6.2.6.</li><li>Annex 1, Addendum to the communication form No …, Technical Information: technical information regarding “Pause switch (yes/no)” will be no longer necessary.</li></ol> 17 Aug 2016
20 Jun 2016 GRB/2016/9
Proposal for the 01 series of amendments to the new Regulation No. 138
Working Party Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to clarify the regulation with regard to propulsion of the vehicle (replace the term "travel"), definition of the "pause function" (including taking into account the Japanese proposal to prohibit the use of a pause function), and provisions for deactivating AVAS coding in accordance with local market requirements and under conditions outside the scope of the regulation. 20 Jun 2016
14 Jun 2016 GRB/2016/8
Proposal for the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 138
Working Party Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to prohibit the use of a pause function for the acoustic vehicle alert system. 14 Jun 2016
07 Mar 2016 WP.29-168-13
World Blind Union statement on the proposed UN Regulation on Quiet Road Transport Vehicles
World Forum Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) While encouraged by the adoption of a uniform minimum sound alert standard, the WBU continues to believe that: 1) the proposed minimum sound standard is too low for safety; 2) the AVAS should remain on while the QRTV is active but stationary; and 3) the regulation should prohibit manufacturers from providing a means of pausing the alert sound. 7 Mar 2016
25 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-06-04/Rev.1
Draft minutes of the 6th QRTV REG58 informal group session
Informal Group Report Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 25 Feb 2016
17 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-07
Customer survey on artificial sounds for electric and hybrid electric vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 18 Feb 2016
17 Feb 2016 GRB-63-13
Status of QRTV work and Regulation
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 17 Feb 2016
17 Feb 2016 GRB-63-14
Revised Terms of Reference of IWG QRTV Regulation
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 17 Feb 2016
17 Feb 2016 GRB-63-12
Proposal for amendments to Regulation [138] concerning the approval of quiet road transport vehicles (QRTV)
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal for a 01 series of amendments to the new UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles to prohibit the use of a pause function for the alert sound. 17 Feb 2016
16 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-05
Draft proposal for revised Terms of Reference for the REG58-QRTV informal group
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Working draft proposal for the extension of the REG58-QRTV informal group mandate in order to address concerns raised by the World Blind Union regarding the draft UN Regulation. The current draft will be considered for adoption at the March 2016 World Forum session (document WP.29/2016/26); however, the WBU raised objections regarding the inclusion of a driver-operated pause switch and absence of a sound to signal when a vehicle is active, but stationary (i.e., in an operative mode at standstill) as well as concerns over the audibility of the proposed sound levels. The GRB has agreed that the informal group further consider and address these concerns. 16 Feb 2016
16 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-06
Status report on the development of a UN Regulation concerning quiet road transport vehicles (QRTV)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 16 Feb 2016
15 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-04
Alternatives for addressing pause switch and stationary sound in quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Discussion slides from the February 2016 REG58-QRTV informal group session. 15 Feb 2016
11 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-03
Detectability of electric motorcycles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 11 Feb 2016
10 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-01
Draft agenda for the 7th REG58-QRTV informal group session
Informal Group Agenda Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 10 Feb 2016
10 Feb 2016 REG58-QRTV-07-02
Proposal for amendments to the draft new UN Regulation on the approval of quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 10 Feb 2016
07 Jan 2016 WP.29/2016/26
Proposal for a new Regulation concerning the approval of quiet road transport vehicles
World Forum Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal for the establishment of a new UN Regulation governing the approval of audible vehicle alerting systems for quiet vehicles moving at low speeds. This proposal can be considered as the first phase of the regulation. In response to concerns raised by the World Blind Union, GRB agreed to extend the mandate of the informal working group that developed this text in order to consider further measures to address the WBU concerns. 7 Jan 2016
30 Nov 2015 GRB/2016/2
Proposal for Supplement 5 to Regulation No. 28
Working Party Working Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to update and clarify the regulation. The proposal refines definitions, removes the “AWD” abbeviation for “audible warning device” to avoid confusion with its more common use for “all wheel drive”, adds T category agricultural vehicles to the scope, modifies some administrative communications, and proposes three-direction acoustic measurements. The proposal also aims to structure the regulation to enable its application to additional sound warning devices not presently regulated at the international level, excluding acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS) which will be subject to a separate regulation on minimum vehicle sound levels. 1 Dec 2015
01 Dec 2015 REG58-QRTV-06-03
EC note to the informal group developing a quiet vehicle UN Regulation concerning EU plans
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) The EU established <a href="http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32014R0540" target="_blank"><u>Regulation (EU) No 540/2014</u></a> concerning vehicle noise in 2014. This regulation includes provisions for acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS) in Annex VIII. This document summarizes Commission objectives and plans with regard to the draft UN Regulation on this same subject. 1 Dec 2015
30 Nov 2015 REG58-QRTV-06-02
Fatal Accident Involving a Blind Person in Japan in October 2015
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Indirect Vision Devices Indirect Vision Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Devices for Indirect Vision and of Motor Vehicles with regard to the Installation of these Devices Description of an accident wherein a blind person was killed by a truck backing up with its reverse-mode sound signal deactivated and of possible policy responses in Japan. 30 Nov 2015
26 Nov 2015 REG58-QRTV-06-01
Updated draft agenda for the 6th REG58-QRTV informal group session
Informal Group Agenda Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 26 Nov 2015
11 Nov 2015 WP.29-167-28
Concerns on AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System) requirements
World Forum Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) World Blind Union comments opposing the current provisions of the draft UN Regulation on quiet vehicle minimum sound levels, especially with regard to the effectiveness of the AVAS parameters, inclusion of "pause button", and absence of stationary ("idling") vehicle sound requirement. 12 Nov 2015
09 Nov 2015 WP.29-167-23
Quiet car research
World Forum Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation of research conducted by the World Blind Union and National Federation of the Blind in the United States to validate the effectiveness of the proposed minimum sound levels for quiet vehicles at 10 and 20 km/h. The researchers concluded that the proposed sounds levels do not add significantly to the detectability of an approaching vehicle by a blind pedestrian and that internal combustion engine vehicles were detected substantially sooner than quiet vehicles equipped with the proposed acoustic vehicle alerting system (AVAS). 9 Nov 2015
02 Sep 2015 GRB-62-22
Update on the development of a UN Regulation on QRTV
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 2 Sep 2015
31 Aug 2015 GRB-62-16
Quiet car research
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation by Dr. Edward C. Bell, Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness, Louisiana Tech University. 31 Aug 2015
24 Aug 2015 GRB-62-08
Future GRB topics
Working Party Informal Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems for Motorcycles Motorcycle RESS Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Non-Original Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems (RESS) for Motorcycles, Mopeds and Three-wheeled Vehicles Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals 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 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Vehicle Interior Noise Levels Interior Noise Table of potential areas for future GRB work prepared during an informal meeting held in Paris during 2-3 July 2015. 24 Aug 2015
24 Aug 2015 GRB-62-10
Plans for China vehicle noise standards working group
Working Party Informal Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Vehicle Interior Noise Levels Interior Noise Presentation on China's international noise standards working group activities and program for future development of vehicle noise and silencing system durability requirements. 24 Aug 2015
11 Aug 2015 GRB-62-03
World Blind Union statement on the proposed quiet vehicles regulation
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) WBU and European Blind Union statement critical of the current draft UN Regulation for failing to adequately address the needs of the visually impaired. 17 Aug 2015
15 Jun 2015 GRB/2015/9
Proposal for a new Regulation concerning the approval of quiet road transport vehicles
Working Party Working Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 3 Jul 2015
11 Jun 2015 REG58-QRTV-05-02
Final draft proposal for a UN Regulation on quiet vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Final proposal as agreed within the informal working group for presentation to GRB. 11 Jun 2015
13 May 2015 REG58-QRTV-05-01
Working draft of the UN Regulation on the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 27 May 2015
20 May 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-04
Working draft of the proposed UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Working draft of the proposed regulation to require minimum sound levels for electric and other quiet vehicles as developed during the 4th session of the QRTV informal working group. 20 May 2015
13 May 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-05
World Blind Union presentation on acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation of WBU testing of AVAS as proposed by the draft UN Regulation (i.e., 50/56 DBA). Based upon this research, the WBU states the the proposed AVAS requirement would have little impact on the sound-recognition of quiet vehicles. 13 May 2015
13 May 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-06
Presentation on Chinese acoustic vehicle alerting system (AVAS) research
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 13 May 2015
04 May 2015 REG58-QRTV-03-06
Draft minutes of the 3rd REG58-QRTV informal working group session
Informal Group Report Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 5 May 2015
22 Apr 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-03
Comparison of the draft US and UN Regulations concerning quiet vehicle sound requirements
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Table comparing the provisions of the proposed US Federal Motor Vehicle Standard 141 on minimum sound requirements for electric and hybrid vehicles with the draft UN Regulation on vehicles with reduced audibility. 22 Apr 2015
13 Apr 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-02
Working draft of the proposed UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles (QRTV Session 3)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) "Cleaned-up" version of the draft text as developed during the 3rd session of the QRTV informal group. 13 Apr 2015
11 Mar 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-00
Map location for the Pacific Hotel (location of the 4th REG58-QRTV informal group session)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 11 Mar 2015
09 Mar 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-00
List of Seoul hotels for the 4th REG58-QRTV session
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 9 Mar 2015
09 Mar 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-00
Seoul subway map (for the 4th session of the REG58-QRTV informal group)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 9 Mar 2015
09 Mar 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-00
Access information for the Pacific Hotel (location of the 4th REG58-QRTV informal group session)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 9 Mar 2015
03 Mar 2015 REG58-QRTV-04-01
Draft agenda for the 4th REG58-QRTV informal working group session
Informal Group Agenda Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 3 Mar 2015
02 Mar 2015 REG58-QRTV-03-01
Consolidated draft of the proposed UN Regulation on the audibility of quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 2 Mar 2015
28 Feb 2015 REG58-QRTV-03-04
Vehicle alerting systems: Tone masking criteria
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 2 Mar 2015
28 Feb 2015 REG58-QRTV-03-05
QRTV test procedures flow charts
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 2 Mar 2015
28 Feb 2015 REG58-QRTV-03-03
Working draft regulation on Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Working draft version pursuant to the 3rd REG58-QRTV informal working group session. 2 Mar 2015
17 Feb 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-08
Draft minutes of the 2nd REG58-QRTV informal working group session
Informal Group Report Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 23 Feb 2015
20 Feb 2015 REG58-QRTV-03-02
Draft agenda for the 3rd REG58-QRTV informal working group session
Informal Group Agenda Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 23 Feb 2015
04 Feb 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-03
Test procedures for AVAS frequency shift
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Test procedure proposal updated with comments from the 2nd REG58-QRTV group session. 5 Feb 2015
29 Jan 2015 GRB-61-15
WBU statement on the proposed quiet road transport vehicles regulations
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 29 Jan 2015
26 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-04
Progress report of the informal group on a QRTV UN Regulation
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 28 Jan 2015
26 Jan 2015 GRB-61-02
Draft UN Regulation concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Draft proposal for minimum sound requirements (via an audible alerting signal) for low noise vehicles (e.g., electric vehicles). 28 Jan 2015
26 Jan 2015 GRB-61-10
Presentation on the draft UN Regulation concerning the audibility of quiet road transport vehicles
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 28 Jan 2015
26 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-05
Draft Annex 1 (Communication) for the proposed new UN Regulation on the audibility of quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 28 Jan 2015
27 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-06
Deactivation provision for the proposed UN Regulation on the audibility of quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Draft text that would allow the installation and use of a prescribed "pause button" for the temporary deactivation of an audible vehicle alerting system (AVAS) while prohibiting any other form of deactivation. 28 Jan 2015
28 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-07
Draft UN Regulation on the audibility of quiet road transport vehicles with comments
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Working draft pursuant to the second REG58-QRTV informal working group session. 28 Jan 2015
21 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-01-08/Rev.2
Draft minutes of the first session of the UN Regulation on QRTV informal working group
Informal Group Report Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Revised draft minutes posted on 21 January 2015. 21 Jan 2015
14 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-01/Rev.1
Revised draft agenda for the 2nd session of the QRTV UN Regulation informal group
Informal Group Agenda Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 14 Jan 2015
14 Jan 2015 REG58-QRTV-02-02
Working draft of the proposed UN Regulation on audible alert systems for quiet vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 14 Jan 2015
10 Dec 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-05
Pedestrian perception of vehicle noise study presentation
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 17 Dec 2014
10 Dec 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-06
Stationary Sound for Audible Vehicle Alerting Systems (AVAS)
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation discussing pros and cons of requiring (or not) a minimum sound level for quiet vehicles when stationary. 17 Dec 2014
11 Dec 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-07
Working draft of the proposed UN Regulation on audible alert systems for quiet vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 17 Dec 2014
05 Dec 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-04
WBU Comments on CLEPA Report during 6th TF meeting of IWG GTR-QRTV
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Comments on the proposals and guidelines developed for acoustic vehicle alerting systems for quiet road vehicles. 6 Dec 2014
05 Dec 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-03
Draft quiet road vehicle/acoustic vehicle alerting system regulation including proposed changes from OICA and France
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 6 Dec 2014
02 Dec 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-02
Working draft for a new UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Draft text for consideration during the first meeting of the informal group of experts, including all changes made pursuant to the 28 October drafting group meeting in Brussels. 3 Dec 2014
04 Nov 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-01
Draft agenda for the first session of the QRTV UN Regulation informal group
Informal Group Agenda Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Draft agenda for the first meeting of the informal group established to prepare a UN Regulation under the 1958 Agreement on quiet road transport vehicles (initially focused on vehicles operating in electric mode). 5 Nov 2014
04 Nov 2014 REG58-QRTV-01-00
Draft Terms of Reference for the informal group to establish a new UN Regulation on QRTV
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 5 Nov 2014
30 Oct 2014 QRTV-06-06
Draft UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles pursuant to the 6th GTRQRTV task force session
Informal Group Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) This document includes comments from ISO. 30 Oct 2014
28 Oct 2014 GTRQRTV-TF-06-04
JASIC comments on Conformity of Production requirements for the draft UN Regulation on QRTV
Informal Subgroup Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 28 Oct 2014
11 Sep 2014 GTRQRTV-TF-05-03
Working draft text for a UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Subgroup Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Working draft text for a UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles following the 5th GTRQRTV task force session. 11 Sep 2014
11 Sep 2014 GTRQRTV-TF-05-04
Draft ISO 16254: Acoustics -- Measurement of minimum noise emitted by road vehicles
Informal Subgroup Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 11 Sep 2014
04 Sep 2014 GTRQRTV-TF-05-02
Working draft text for a UN Regulation on quiet road transport vehicles
Informal Subgroup Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) 6 Sep 2014
03 Sep 2014 GRB-60-11/Rev.1
Terms of Reference for a GRB informal group on quiet road transport vehicles under the 1958 Agreement
Working Party Informal Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal for an informal working group to proceed with the development of a type-approval regulation for electric and hybrid electric vehicles under the 1958 Agreement in parallel to but separately from the effort to develop a global technical regulation on such vehicles. 4 Sep 2014