Working Party
Session 68 | Geneva | 12-14 Sep 2018
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GRB/66
Report of the GRB on its 68th (September 2018) session
16 Oct 2018 Working Party Report GRB-2018-0066
GRB-68-01
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Not Available Working Party Informal Documents GRB-68-0001
GRB-68-02
UN R51.03: Comments on tyre selection (China and CATARC)
28 Aug 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-68-0002
GRB-68-03
UN R51.03: Last sentence of paragraph 6.2.3.
28 Aug 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions ASEP informal group report on the effort to provide clarification and guidance on the interpretation and application of paragraph 6.2.3. last sentence of UN R51.03 (“The sound emission of the vehicle under typical on-road driving conditions, which are different from those under which the type-approval test set out in Annex 3 and Annex 7 was carried out, shall not deviate from the test result in a significant manner.”) GRB-68-0003
GRB-68-04
General information and WP.29 highlights for GRB-68
28 Aug 2018 Working Party Other Documents GRB-68-0004
GRB-68-05
GRB-68: Running order of the agenda
31 Aug 2018 Working Party Informal Documents GRB-68-0005
GRB-68-06
GRB subjects for the future
31 Aug 2018 Working Party Informal Documents GRB-68-0006
GRB-68-07
GTR 16: Proposal for an Addendum to the Authorization to Develop the Amendment 2
04 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Tires Tires This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) vehicles". Proposal to update the original authorization pursuant to the transfer of responsibility for tyre regulations from GRRF (now GRVA) to GRB (expected to become GRBP). GRB-68-0007
GRB-68-08/Rev.1
Road surface labeling: Amendments to the proposal for a draft Resolution (Netherlands)
11 Sep 2018 Working Party Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB-68-0008/Rev.1
GRB-68-09
NordTyre - the potential for noise reduction using less noisy tyres and road surfaces (Norway)
11 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB-68-0009
GRB-68-10
Draft measurement methods for peak noise during loading and unloading (2018 update) (Netherlands)
11 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents GRB-68-0010
GRB-68-11
ETRTO comments on the road surface labeling proposals (ETRTO)
11 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB-68-0011
GRB-68-12
UN R117: Comments on the Supplement proposal GRVA/2018/5 (ETRTO)
11 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents 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 GRB-68-0012
GRB-68-13
UN R138: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments (OICA)
11 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents 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> GRB-68-0013
GRB-68-14
ETRTO proposals for amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 30 and 64 on Extended Mobility Tyres (ETRTO)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers Temporary-use Tires Spare Tires "Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their equipment which may include: a temporary- use spare unit, run-flat tyres. GRB-68-0014
GRB-68-15
Wet grip test method improvement for passenger car tyres (C1) (ETRTO)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Tires Tires This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) 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 GRB-68-0015
GRB-68-16
GTR 16: Development of Amendment 2 (Russia)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Tires Tires This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) vehicles". Status after the 19th IWG Meeting (Geneva, 11-12 September 2018) GRB-68-0016
GRB-68-17
North American all-season tyre pre-meeting
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Tires Tires This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) vehicles". GRB-68-0017
GRB-68-18
GTR 16: Proposal for Amendment 1 (ETRTO)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Tires Tires This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) vehicles". GRB-68-0018
GRB-68-19
UN R117: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments (Russia)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents 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 Proposal to align UN R117 related to approval numbers and markings in line with the provisions of Schedule 4 to the 1958 Agreement addressing the concern raised by the Informal Working Group on the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA). GRB-68-0019
GRB-68-20
Status report of the ASEP II informal group
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-68-0020
GRB-68-21
ASEP II informal group revised terms of reference
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-68-0021
GRB-68-22
UN R9: Proposal for the 08 series of amendments (EC)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Proposal to align ASEP for high powered L<sub>4</sub> and L<sub>5</sub> vehicles, used for passenger transport, is proposed in line with UN Regulation No 41.04 due to comparable sound emissions levels of L<sub>4</sub> and L<sub>5</sub> vehicles with the ones of L<sub>3</sub> vehicles and the possibility of applying similar measurement methods for sound emissions for those vehicle categories. This is also supported by the Commission study on enhanced sound requirements for mopeds, quads and replacement silencers of L-category vehicles which resulted in amendments to UN Regulation Nos 9, 63 and 92 (ref. document WP.29/2017/2). GRB-68-0022
GRB-68-23
Snow tyres provisions: status report (BIPAVER, ETRTO, Finland, France, Germany, Russia, and Japan)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents 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 GRB-68-0023
GRB-68-24
GTR 16: Light truck/C-type harmonized high speed test (USTMA)
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Tires Tires This project would establish a "global technical regulation concerning uniform provisions for pneumatic radial tyres for passenger and light truck (commercial) vehicles". GRB-68-0024
GRB-68-25
Status report of the Reverse Warning Task Force
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning GRB-68-0025
GRB-68-26
Terms of Reference for the Reverse Warning Task Force
13 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning GRB-68-0026
GRB-68-27
Strengthening tyre limits: new developments (Netherlands)
19 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents 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 Presentation in support of establishing a 02 series of amendments to UN R117 with higher stringencies based on informal document GRB-66-03. GRB-68-0027
GRB-68-28
Information on the 2018 update of PIEK (delivery noise of trucks) (Netherlands)
19 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Presentation regarding the the national regulation in the Netherlands on delivery noise of trucks. GRB-68-0028
GRB-68-29
Resolution on road surface labeling: presentation (Netherlands)
19 Sep 2018 Working Party Informal Documents Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB-68-0029
GRB/2018/5
Annotated provisional agenda for the 68th GRB session
29 Jun 2018 Working Party Agenda GRB/2018/0005
GRB/2018/5/Add.1
GRB-68: Addendum to the annotated provisional agenda
21 Jul 2018 Working Party Agenda Addendum to integrate agenda items taken over from GRRF following its "conversion" into GRVA. GRB/2018/0005/Add.1
GRB/2018/6
UN R92: Proposal for 02 series of amendments (Germany)
29 Jun 2018 Working Party Formal Documents 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 Proposal to introduce requirements for non-original replacement exhaust silencing systems with multiple, manually or electronically adjustable, rider-selectable operating modes or variable geometries (NORESS with “flexibilities”). This is a consolidated version of the amended regulation with the changes marked in <b>bold</b> and <strike>strikethrough</strike> text. GRB/2018/0006
GRB/2018/7
UN R9: Proposal for a Supplement (EC)
02 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Proposal for amendments to introduce ASEP requirements for L4 and L5 category vehicles with PMR > 50 W/kg. GRB/2018/0007
GRB/2018/8
Proposal for a draft Resolution on road surface labelling (Netherlands)
04 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB/2018/0008
GRB/2018/9
Background information for the draft Resolution on road surface labelling (Netherlands)
04 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB/2018/0009
GRB/2018/10
UN R51: Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 03 series of amendments
29 Jun 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Proposal to address comments on the adopted Supplement 4:<ol class="alpha"><li>align the flowchart in the appendix to Annex 3, Figure 3c with the amendment to paragraph 3.1.2.1.4.1 <notextile>(c)</notextile> of Supplement 3 to the 03 series</li><li>amend Appendix to Annex 3, Table 1 to limit to pure electric vehicles the options to either use mechanical or electronic devices to control the gear shift or take measures to avoid accelerations greater than 2.0 m/s² (GRB/2018/2 and GRB-67-17)</li><li>under Annex 7, paragraph 5.2., align the principle of testing between automatic and manual transmission having more than 5 gears.</li></ol> GRB/2018/0010
GRB/2018/11
UN R41: Proposal for a Supplement for the 04 series of amendments (IMMA)
02 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise In informal document GRB-66-12, Germany suggested making ASEP testing mandatory under UN R41. This proposal from IMMA amends UN R41 towards the application of ASEP test procedures. GRB/2018/0011
GRVA/2018/6
UN R30: Proposal for a Supplement (ETRTO)
21 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers Proposal to introduce a definition for "Extended Mobility Tyre" based on a new "minimum requirement" performance test procedure with the relevant pictogram to be used to properly distinguish such tyres. <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span> GRVA/2018/0006
GRVA/2018/7
UN R64: Proposal for a Supplement (ETRTO)
21 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Temporary-use Tires Spare Tires "Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their equipment which may include: a temporary- use spare unit, run-flat tyres. Proposal to amend UN R64 in line with the introduction of the "extended mobility tyre" into UN R30 (see document GRVA/2018/6). <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span> GRVA/2018/0007
GRVA/2018/8
UN R106: Proposal for amendments (ETRTO)
21 Jul 2018 Working Party Formal Documents Tires for Agricultural Vehicles Agricultural Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Agricultural Vehicles and their Trailers Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>modify the scope with regard to Category S and R agricultural vehicles,</li><li>modify the paragraph numbering (and related footnotes) to improve text clarity,</li><li>to correct an error in Annex 5 Table 7 where "35x16" should read "36x16",</li><li>amend Annex 7 Part E to address variations of load-carrying capacity for tyres for construction applications (industrial tractors or skid-steers / mini-loaders) with speed category symbol “D”.</li></ol> <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span> GRVA/2018/0008