Session 118 | Web conference | 15-17 Jul 2020
Attendance

1. The Working Party on General Safety Provisions (GRSG) met from 15 to 17 July 2020 online and without interpretation (informal in lieu of its 118th session), hosted from Geneva. The meeting was chaired by Mr. A. Erario (Italy). Experts from the following countries participated in the work, following Rule 1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.1): Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America. Experts from the European Commission participated. Experts from non-governmental organizations participated: American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA), International Body and Trailer Building Industry (CLCCR), International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA), International Association for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV Global), International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and World Bicycle Industry Association (WBIA).

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. The secretary of GRSG presented the guidelines for virtual meeting participation (GRSG-118-33).

3. The Chair of GRSG introduced delegates with the special procedure for decisions at the informal meeting replacing the 118th session (GRSG-118-15), established as a result of international travel restrictions and limitations for personal meetings at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, which had been in force as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

GRSG-118-15 | Procedures for the 118th GRSG (July 2020) session to be held remotely
GRSG-118-33 | Participation guidelines for virtual meeting of 118 GRSG (July 2020) session

4. GRSG considered and adopted the proposed agenda (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/1, Add.1 and Rev.1) for the 118th session, in its Rev.1 version, which contains modifications to the initially envisaged and agreed upon agenda that were imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as contained in its consolidated and streamlined version (GRSG-118-34).

5. GRSG also adopted the running order (GRSG-118-01) as proposed by the Chair.

6. The informal documents distributed during the session are listed in Annex I to the session report. The GRSG informal working groups are listed in Annex III.

GRSG-118-01 | GRSG: Running order of the virtual 118th session
GRSG-118-34 | Consolidated Revised provisional agenda for the 118 GRSG (July 2020) session
GRSG/2020/1 | Provisional agenda for the 118th (March 2020) GRSG session
GRSG/2020/1/Add.1/Rev.1 | Provisional annotated agenda for the 118th (postponed July 2020) GRSG session
2. Amendments to regulations on buses and coaches

7. The expert from France, Chair of the Informal Working Group (IWG) on Behaviour of M2 and M3 vehicles’ general construction in case of Fire Event (BMFE) introduced document GRSG-118-16, containing an overview of proceedings of the 8th and 9th sessions of the IWG on BMFE, the group’s activities and progress in the development of amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 107 and 118, and the schedule for upcoming sessions of the IWG. He invited GRSG experts to provide feedback on questions highlighted in the informal document. The expert also introduced document GRSG-118-02, containing a proposed amendment to UN Regulation No. 107.

8. GRSG considered GRSG-118-02 and requested its submission as an official document for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG. The Chair of GRSG invited delegates to submit further comments to be considered for addition to the proposal, if any.

GRSG-118-02 | UN R107: Alarm initiation based on a temperature reference
GRSG-118-16 | IWG BMFE : Report on previous meetings
2. (a) UN Regulation No. 107 (M2 and M3 vehicles)

9. The expert from Spain introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/2, a proposal to amend UN Regulation No. 107 and document GRSG-118-03 containing modifications to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/2.

10. The expert from Germany presented document GRSG-118-30, with modifications to the proposal for UN Regulation No. 107 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/2).

11. GRSG considered ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/2, as amended by GRSG-118-03 and GRSG-118-30 and requested its submission as an official document for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

GRSG-118-03 | UN R107: Proposal for amendment
GRSG-118-30 | UN R107 : Proposal for the 09 series of amendments Amends 118-03
GRSG/2020/2 | UN R107 Proposal for a new Supplement to the 04 series of amendments Text is prepared by the expert from Spain to amend the provisions concerning the approval of category M2 or M3 vehicles with regard to their general construction. The aim is to guarantee that the vehicle remains stopped whilst the lifts or the ramps are being used.
2. (b) UN Regulation No. 118 (Burning behaviour of materials)

12. The expert from France, as Chair of the IWG on BMFE, introduced GRSG-118-04, containing proposed amendments to UN Regulation No. 118.

13. The expert from Germany presented document GRSG-118-31 with proposals for amending document GRSG-118-04.

14. GRSG considered GRSG-118-04, as amended by GRSG-118-31, and requested its submission as an official document for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG. The Chair of GRSG invited delegates to submit further comments to be considered for addition to the proposal, if any.

GRSG-118-04 | UN R118: Influence of adhesive agents Proposal to clarify that adhesive agents should not exacerbate the burning behavior of materials or components. The manufacturer should list the adhesives used in construction.
GRSG-118-31 | UN R118 : Proposal for amendment
3. UN Regulation No. 35 (Foot controls)

15. The expert from OICA introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/15, the proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 35 on Foot controls. The expert proposed modifying paragraphs 10.2 and 10.3 of the document (which contain transitional provisions) by replacing the texts [2020] and [2021] that appear in these paragraphs with 2022.

16. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/15 on amendments to UN Regulation No. 35, as amended during its 118th session, and agreed to submit it for consideration and vote at the November 2020 session of WP.29/AC.1.

GRSG/2020/15 | UN R35: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments The text prepared by the expert from the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) to clarify the measurement method of the lateral distance of the pedals to the nearest "wall" to the left.
4. Amendments to safety glazing regulations

17. GRSG agreed to postpone deliberations under this agenda item to its 119th session.

4. (a) UN Global Technical Regulation No. 6 (Safety glazing)
4. (b) UN Regulation No. 43 (Safety glazing)

20. The expert from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland introduced document GRSG-118-36, outlining an impact assessment study, key requirements and test specifications related to the proposed new UN Regulation on Moving Off Information Signal (MOIS). The expert also introduced document GRSG-118-06, which contained proposed amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/5, the proposal for a new UN Regulation on MOIS. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/5, a proposal for a new UN Regulation on the Moving Off Information System for the Direction of Pedestrians and Cyclists, as amended by GRSG-118-06, and agreed to submit it for consideration and vote at the November 2020 session of WP.29/AC.1.

5. Awareness of the proximity of Vulnerable Road Users

18. The expert from the European Commission, Vice-Chair of the IWG on Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users Proximity (VRU-Proxi) provided an overview of discussion points under this agenda item, and of the corresponding documents.

19. The expert from Japan, Chair of the IWG on VRU-Proxi, presented GRSG-118-05, which contained proposed amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/4, the proposal for a new UN Regulation on the approval of devices for reversing motion and motor vehicles with regard to the driver’s awareness of vulnerable road users behind vehicles. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/4, a proposal for a new UN Regulation for reversing motion and motor vehicles with regard to the driver’s awareness of vulnerable road users behind vehicle, as amended by GRSG-118-05, with square brackets removed in the second paragraph of the introduction. and agreed to submit it for consideration and vote at the November 2020 session of WP.29/AC.1.

GRSG-118-05 | Reversing detection: Proposal for amendments to the draft new UN Regulation Proposal for amendment to UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of devices for reversing motion and motor vehicles with regard to the driver’s awareness of vulnerable road users behind vehicles
GRSG/2020/4 | Reversing Motion: Proposal for a new UN Regulation on VRU detection GRSG to confirm the proposal from IWG on Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users Proximity (VRU-Proxi) to improve the rear field of vision and the driver’s awareness of vulnerable road users behind vehicles.

21. The expert from OICA introduced document GRSG-118-32, containing the position of the organization concerning the proposed UN Regulation on MOIS. Emphasizing that OICA did not want to delay the adoption of the proposed new UN regulation, he requested that the following statement be reflected in report of the 118the session of GRSG: Currently there are no systems in the market which are designed to fulfil the MOIS requirements. “The current overall practical technology maturity level is strongly based on to-be-validated theoretical and functional analyses. Therefore, industry highlighted the aspect of current technology performance limitation under real life conditions, as mentioned in paragraph 0.7 of the draft regulation introduction. OICA cannot guarantee that, at the time of entry into force of the draft regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the Moving Off Information System for the Detection of Pedestrians and Cyclists (document GRSG-118-06): i) the available technology (sensors and software algorithm), when installed in the vehicles, is robust enough under all real-life conditions; ii) the available technology (sensors and software algorithm), when installed in the vehicles, reaches a satisfying balance between HMI efficiency and driver’s acceptance.”

GRSG-118-06 | MOIS: Proposal for a new UN Regulation Proposal for a new UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the Moving Off Information System for the Detection of Pedestrians and Cyclists.
GRSG-118-32 | MOIS : OICA position on draft regulation

22. The expert from the European Commission, Co-Chair of the IWG on VRU-Proxi presented document GRSG-118-07, the proposal for revision of the Terms of Reference and rules of Procedure of the GRSG IWG on VRU-Proxi. GRSG adopted GRSG-118-07 on amendments to the terms of reference of the IWG on Vulnerable Road Users – Proxi and agreed to present it to WP.29 at the November 2020 session, along with the request for extension of the mandate of the IWG until April 2022.

GRSG-118-07 | IWG VRU-Proxi: Revision of ToR and RoP

23. The experts from Germany introduced document GRSG-118-08, the analysis of dooring accidents and a proposal for a corresponding driver assistance system. He introduced German national statistics on accidents related to bicyclists crashing into open doors of parked vehicles, including the number of victims, description of accident types (left and right vehicle door and side), daylight conditions of their occurrence, bicycle velocities and factors impacting the outcome of crashes (braking distance, thinking distance and stopping distance). He presented a proposal for a potential future driver assistance system that would address such types of crashes and invited GRSG experts to provide dooring accident data from countries experiences. Upon a technical discussion concerning the subject matter, GRSG supported the request for information on other countries experiences and agreed to continue discussions on this topic at future sessions.

GRSG-118-08 | MOIS: Analysis of Dooring accidents
5. (a) UN Regulation No. 46 (Devices for indirect vision)

24. GRSG agreed to postpone deliberations under this agenda item to its 119th session.

5. (b) UN Regulation No. 151 (Blind Spot Information Systems)

25. The experts from the IWG VRU-Proxi introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/7, the proposal for supplement 2 to UN Regulation No. 151 (Blind Spot Information Systems (BSIS)) and document GRSG-118-09 containing amendments to the proposal.

26. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/7 on amendments to UN Regulation No. 151, as amended by GRSG-118-9, and agreed to submit it for consideration and vote at the November 2020 session of WP.29/AC.1.

27. The expert from the European Commission expressed gratitude to members of the IWG on VRU-Proxi for the work on the considered proposals under this agenda item, and the GRSG delegates and for their adoption, highlighting the importance of the of the proposals for the rollout of the European Union General Safety Regulation.

GRSG-118-09 | UN R151: Proposal for Supplement 2
GRSG/2020/7 | UN R151: Proposal for a Supplement The text was prepared by the expert from the EC to modify the scope and gives the opportunity for Contracting Parties to apply BSIS prescriptions to all trucks and buses, including small and light ones.
6. UN Regulation No. 55 (Mechanical couplings)

28. The expert from Finland introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/8, containing proposals for supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments and for supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 55, and document GRSG-118-35 revising the proposal for supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 55.

29. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/8, on amendments to UN Regulation No. 55, as amended by GRSG-118-35, and agreed to submit it for consideration and vote at the November 2020 session of WP.29/AC.1.

GRSG-118-35 | UN R55 : Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments
GRSG/2020/8 | UN R55: Proposal for Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments and for the 02 series of amendments GRSG to approve the text prepared by the expert from the Finland to update the provisions on mechanical couplings. The text clarifies the interpretation of wording for the articulation provided by flexible components.
7. UN Regulation No. 58 (Rear underrun protective devices)

30. GRSG agreed to postpone deliberations under this agenda item to its 119th session.

8. Amendments to gas-fuelled vehicle regulations
8. (a) UN Regulation No. 67 (LPG vehicles)

31. GRSG agreed to postpone deliberations under this agenda item to its 119th session.

8. (b) UN Regulation No. 110 (CNG and LNG vehicles)

32. GRSG agreed to postpone deliberations under this agenda item to its 119th session.

9. UN Regulation No. 93 (Front underrun protection)

33. The expert from the European Commission introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/10, the proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 93 on Front underrun protection (FUP).

34. The representative of OICA presented GRSG-118-28, containing OICA’s position on proposed amendments to UN Regulation No. 93 as envisaged through document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/10, and reaffirming OICA’s support for document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/83.

35 GRSG agreed to resume consideration of document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/10 at its next session in October 2020, possibly as a revised proposal based on bilateral discussions.

36. GRSG reviewed ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/83 on amendments to UN Regulation No. 93 and agreed to re-submit it for consideration and vote to the WP.29/AC.1 session in November 2020.

GRSG-118-28 | UN R93: Comments to proposals for amendments
GRSG/2020/10 | UN R93: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments The text was prepared by the expert from the European Commission (EC) to update and amend the provisions on Frontal Underrun Protection (FUP), to extend to more vehicle models the safety and aerodynamic benefits from the recent evolution of cab (flexibility and rounded shape)
WP.29/2020/83 | UN R93: Proposal for Supplement 1 Proposal to amend requirements for front underrun protection devices to address aerodynamic body configurations.
10. UN Regulation No. 116 (Anti-theft and alarm systems)

37. The expert from Germany introduced document GRSG-118-10, containing the position of Germany concerning the objectives of UN Regulation No. 116, including the proposal for supplement 7 to UN Regulation No. 116 as proposed through document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2019/7, presented at a previous session of GRSG, and its interlinkages with the upcoming regulation on cyber security. He invited GRSG to request an assessment of the expected significance of the upcoming cyber security regulation for the envisaged amendments to UN Regulation No. 116 via the GRVA Secretary at the Task Force on R116 Key.

38. The expert from OICA informed GRSG about the progress of work and discussions that had taken place at meetings of the Task Force on R116 KEY. She recommended that document GRSG-117-31-Rev.1 is issued as an official document for consideration at the next meeting of GRSG in October 2020.

39. Following detailed technical discussions, further comments from experts from Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and OICA, GRSG invited the Task Force on R116 KEY to proceed with the activities at its next session in September 2020, invited Contracting Parties to provide leadership to the Task Force, agreed to continue discussions concerning this matter at upcoming GRSG sessions and requested the secretariat to issue GRSG-117-31-Rev.1 as an official document for consideration at its next session in October 2020 as well as to consult GRVA on the questions at hand, as proposed by the representative of Germany, at the upcoming session of GRVA in September 2020.

GRSG-117-31-Rev.1 | UN R116: Proposal for amendments Proposal to update the definition of “key” in line with technological progress and clarifying that a “key” is specifically a means for access, not an anti-theft system.
GRSG-118-10 | UN R116: Innovative vehicle alarm systems/anti-theft systems
GRSG/2019/7 | UN R116: Proposal for Supplement 7 Proposal to redefine “key” to include “physical device or electronic solution”. At the same time, the proposal excludes “hardware (e.g. smartphone) provided by other than car manufacturer” from this definition.

40. The expert from OICA introduced document GRSG-118-25 and 25-rev.1, updating GRSG on progress and actions taken in the exercise to split UN Regulation No. 116 into three separate UN Regulations and on pending issues. She proposed the conversion of documents GRSG-118-19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24, on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116, and on new UN Regulations, into official documents their submission for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

41. GRSG requested the secretariat to convert GRSG-118-19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24, on amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 18, 97 and 116, and on new UN Regulations, into official documents and submit them for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

GRSG-118-19 | Proposal for draft regulation on devices against unauthorized Use
GRSG-118-20 | Immobilizers: Proposal for a new UN Regulation Proposal for a new regulation excerpted from UN R116.
GRSG-118-21 | Proposal for a draft new UN Regulation on vehicle alarm system and approval of a vehicle with regard to its vehicle alarm system
GRSG-118-22 | UN R18 : Proposal for amendments
GRSG-118-23 | UN R97 : Proposal for amendments
GRSG-118-24 | UN R116 : Proposals for amendment
GRSG-118-25/Rev.1 | UN R116 : Presentation on the splitting of the regulation
11. UN Regulation No. 125 (Forward field of vision of drivers)

42. The expert from the European Commission presented document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11, the proposal for supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 125, which aims to extend the scope of the Regulation to allow for the possibility to apply field of vision prescriptions to N1 category vehicles.

43. The expert of OICA introduced document GRSG-118-26, which contains proposed amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11.

44. Following detailed technical discussions, further comments from experts from Germany, Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Commission and OICA concerning the amendments proposed in GRSG-118-26, GRSG decided to keep document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/11 on amendments to UN Regulation No. 125 on the agenda of the October meeting of the group and requested that document GRSG-118-26 is converted into an official document and submitted for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

GRSG-118-26 | UN R125 : Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments
GRSG/2020/11 | UN R125: Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 01 series of amendments The text prepared by the expert from the European Commission to extend the scope of the requirements to forward field of visions of drivers to category N1 of vehicles

45. The expert of OICA introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/12, a proposal for the 02 series of amendments of UN Regulation No. 125. Following a detailed discussion by GRSG experts, the Chair of GRSG recommended that further discussions are held between interested stakeholders to advance the proposal contained in document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/12 and invited delegates to provide comments to the proposal. To support this further work, a dedicated task force would be established. GRSG agreed to keep the document on the agenda for the October 2020 session.

GRSG/2020/12 | UN R125: Proposal for the 02 series of amendments The text prepared by the expert from the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) to introduce provisions for Field of Vision Assistant (FVA)

47. The expert from France presented document GRSG-118-17, containing proposed amendments to UN Regulation No. 125 concerning specifications for defrosting/demisting conductors also outside zone A.

48. GRSG considered GRSG-118-17 and requested its submission as an official document for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

GRSG-118-17 | UN R125 : Proposal for an amendment
12. UN Regulation No. 144 (Accident Emergency Call Systems)

49. The expert from OICA introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/13, a proposal for a supplement to the 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 144.

50. GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/13, on amendments to UN Regulation No. 144, and agreed to submit it for consideration and vote at the November 2020 session of WP.29/AC.1.

GRSG/2020/13 | UN R144: Supplement to the 03 series of amendments The text prepared by the expert from the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) to introduce the non-transmission of data retry.
13. UN Regulation No. 0 (International Whole Vehicle Type Approval)

51. GRSG agreed to postpone deliberations under this agenda item to its 119th session.

14. Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles

52. On behalf of the expert from Egypt, the secretariat introduced document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14, the proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution R.E.3.

53. The Chair of GRSG requested the addition of Pakistan to the list of Contracting Parties to the 1958 Agreement, along with their distinguishing number.

54. The expert of Japan recommended the deletion of paragraph 2.10. on page 14, with support from Germany and Netherlands.

55. The expert from OICA supported the request of Japan, recommended the deletion of paragraph 1.14. on page 6, and requested guidance of GRVA concerning the content of paragraph 1.17. on page 6.

56. The expert from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland commented on the removal of the year designating ISO Standards listed in paragraphs 2.8.3.1-2.8.3.3, recommending that the year be kept, or updated to reflect the latest version of the ISO Standard.

57. GRSG decided to keep document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2020/14, on amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the construction of vehicles (R.E.3), on the agenda of the October meeting of the group, pending further consultations on its content in the meantime. The Chair of GRSG expressed that he looked forward to the participation of the expert from Egypt at the next session of the group, and to the presentation of potential updates to the document under consideration.

GRSG/2020/14 | UN Consolidated Resolution R.E.3 Proposal for amendment The text prepared by the expert from Egypt to amend Consolidated Resolution R.E.3.

58. The expert from IMMA introduced document GRSG-118-11, the proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3), and document GRSG-118-18, the proposal to introduce bodied L7 vehicles in R.E.3.

59. GRSG considered GRSG-118-11 and requested its submission as an official document for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

GRSG-118-11 | RE3: Proposal for amendments The objective of this proposal is to differentiate bodied quadricycles from the wide variety of vehicles of category L7 covered by the definition in paragraph 2.1.7. of the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) with a view to enhancing the passive safety of bodied heavy quadricycles for the transport of passengers.
GRSG-118-18 | RE3 : Proposal to introduce bodied L7 vehicles
15. Event Data Recorder

60. The expert from Netherlands, Co-Chair of IWG on Event Data Recorder (EDR) / Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving (DSSAD) introduced GRSG-118-12 containing a status report of the activities of IWG. GRSG adopted GRSG-118-13 on Event Data Recorder (EDR) Performance Elements Appropriate for Adoption in 1958 and 1998 Agreements and GRSG-118-14 the Proposal for a new UN Regulation on Event Data Recorder, and requested the secretariat to submit those documents with an official symbol for consideration and vote to WP.29/AC.1 subject to their review at the October 2020 session of GRSG.

61. The expert from China presented GRSG-118-29 introducing the Chinese proposals for EDR performance elements. GRSG noted the matters raised and agreed to continue considerations at the next meeting upon further discussions that would take place at the upcoming meeting of the IWG on EDR/DSSAD.

62. GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session.

GRSG-118-12 | Status report of the EDR/DSSAD informal group
GRSG-118-13 | Event Data Recorder (EDR) Performance Elements Appropriate for Adoption in 1958 and 1998 Agreements Proposal of technical provisions for EDR applicable under a UN GTR and UN Regulation.
GRSG-118-14 | EDR: Proposal for a new UN Regulation
GRSG-118-29 | EDR/DSSAD : Proposal for EDR performance elements
16. Exchange of views on Vehicle Automation

63. The Secretary of GRVA updated GRSG on the activities of GRVA and WP.29 regarding vehicle automation, recalling the adoption by WP.29 of UN Regulations Nos. 155, 156 and 157 at its June 2020 session, and the review of the Framework document on automated/autonomous vehicles by WP.29/AC.2 at its June 2020 session.

64. The expert from OICA introduced document GRSG-118-27, the table of GRSG Regulations – Review for automated driving, containing a table of UN Regulations under the auspices of GRSG that may require amending as a result of the introduction of automation technologies in vehicles, in particular concerning the concept and role of the “driver”. Upon review, GRSG agreed to keep document GRSG-118-27 on the agenda for its next session in October 2020, possibly in an updated format.

GRSG-118-27 | Review of regulations with regard to automated driving Review of GRSG regulations and possible need for changes to address automated driving. The table considers how often regulations refer to a "driver" where the absence of a human driver could raise questions.
17. Other business

65. The expert from the Russian Federation introduced the draft amendment proposal to UN Regulation No. 66 (GRSP-118-37). GRSG considered document GRSP-118-37 and requested the secretariat to issue it as an official document for consideration at the October 2020 session of GRSG.