GRE
Session 84 | Web conference | 26-30 Apr
Attendance
1. Adoption of the agenda

In accordance with Chapter III, Rule 7 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (TRANS/WP.29/690, Amend. 1 and Amend. 2), the first item on the provisional agenda is its adoption.

GRE-84-01 | Updated agenda for the 84th (April 2021) GRE session
GRE/2021/1 | GRE-84: Annotated provisional agenda for the April 2021 session
GRE/2021/1 | GRE-84: Annotated provisional agenda for the April 2021 session
GRE-84-21 | Running order of the agenda for the 84th (April 2021) GRE session
GRE-84-23 | General Information and WP.29 highlights
GRE-84-31 | Secretariat: Virtual meeting participation guidelines (Webex)
GRE-84-01 | Updated agenda for the 84th (April 2021) GRE session
2. 1998 Agreement – UN Global Technical Regulations: Development

The Working Party on Lighting and Light-Signalling (GRE) may wish to resume consideration of this subject, awaiting new proposals and sponsors to develop a UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR). At its previous session, the Chair recalled that GRE was awaiting further progress in automated/autonomous vehicles, and particularly, if their light-signalling functions could become a subject for a new UN GTR.

3. 1997 Agreement – Rules: Development

GRE will consider new proposals for amendments to the Rules, if any.

4. Simplification of lighting and light-signalling UN Regulations
  1. Activities of the Informal Working Group “Simplification of the Lighting and Light- Signalling Regulations”
  2. UN Regulation No. 148 (Light-signalling devices)
  3. UN Regulation No. 149 (Road illumination devices)
  4. UN Regulation No. 150 (Retro-reflective devices)
  5. Simplification of UN Regulations Nos. 48, 53, 74 and 86.
4. (a) Activities of the Informal Working Group "Simplification of the Lighting and Light-Signalling Regulations"

GRE will be informed about the progress of the Informal Working Group “Simplification of the Lighting and Light-Signalling Regulations” (IWG SLR).

GRE-84-20 | IWG SLR: Status Report
4. (b) UN Regulation No. 148 (Light-signalling devices)

GRE will revert to the draft modifications that were developed by IWG SLR under stage 2 of simplification.

GRE-83-09 | UN R148: Draft consolidated proposal for amendments
GRE-83-10 | UN R148: Presentation of proposals for amendments (GRE-83-09)
GRE-84-13 | UN R148: Presentation to support the proposal for a new series of amendments Presentation by IWG SLR on the proposal
GRE-84-14 | UN R148: Proposal for 01 series of amendments Proposal by IWG SLR to improve the readability of the document, this proposal is presented as “clean” text.
4. (c) UN Regulation No. 149 (Road illumination devices)

GRE is invited to consider a proposal by IWG SLR that aims to insert in UN Regulation No. 45 a missing reference to UN Regulation No. 149.

GRE/2021/7 | UN R45: Proposal for Supplement [12] to the 01 series of amendments Proposal from the SLR informal group to insert in UN Regulation No. 45 missing references to UN Regulation No. 149.

GRE will also recall the draft modifications that were developed by IWG SLR under stage 2 of simplification.

GRE/2021/7 | UN R45: Proposal for Supplement [12] to the 01 series of amendments Proposal from the SLR informal group to insert in UN Regulation No. 45 missing references to UN Regulation No. 149.
GRE-83-24 | Draft consolidated proposal to amend UN Regulation No. 149 Draft proposal from the SLR informal group to show the latest status of work and collect feedback from GRE to be used in the preparation of the final proposal that will be submitted to the 84th GRE session.
GRE-83-25 | UN R149: Summary of proposed changes from the SLR informal group
GRE-84-15 | UN R149: Presentation to support the proposal for 01 series of amendments Presentation by IWG SLR to support the proposal
GRE-84-16 | UN R149: Proposal for 01 series of amendments IWG SLR proposal is presented as “clean” text in order to improve the readability of the document
GRE-84-28 | UN R149: Comments on the proposal for 01 series os amendments
4. (d) UN Regulation No. 150 (Retro-reflective devices)

GRE will revert to the draft modifications that were developed by IWG SLR under stage 2 of simplification.

GRE-83-26 | Draft consolidated proposal to amend UN Regulation No.150 Draft proposal from the SLR informal group to show the latest status of work and collect feedback from GRE to be used in the preparation of the final proposal that will be submitted to the 84th GRE session.
GRE-83-27 | UN R150: Stage 2 of simplification
GRE-84-17 | UN R150: Presentation to to support the proposal for 01 series of amendments Presentation by IWG SLR to support proposal
GRE-84-18 | UN R150: Proposal for 01 series of amendments
GRE-84-04 | UN R150: Proposal for Supplement 4 to original series of amendments Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to re-align the requirements with those of the frozen UN Regulations No. 3, 27, 69, 70 and 104.
4. (e) Simplification of UN Regulations Nos. 48, 53, 74 and 86

GRE will address a revised proposal by IWG SLR for a new series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 48 that introduces new requirements for headlamp levelling, in particular for the vertical inclination in relation to the dipped-beam headlamp mounting height and allows manual levelling only for off-road vehicles.

GRE/2020/8/Rev.2 | UN R48: Revised proposal for a new series of amendments Proposal from the SLR informal group to introduce new requirements for headlamp levelling, in particular on the vertical inclination in relation to the dipped-beam headlamp mounting height, and to allow manual levelling only for off-road vehicles.
GRE/2020/8/Rev.2 | UN R48: Revised proposal for a new series of amendments Proposal from the SLR informal group to introduce new requirements for headlamp levelling, in particular on the vertical inclination in relation to the dipped-beam headlamp mounting height, and to allow manual levelling only for off-road vehicles.
GRE-84-04 | UN R150: Proposal for Supplement 4 to original series of amendments Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to re-align the requirements with those of the frozen UN Regulations No. 3, 27, 69, 70 and 104.
GRE-84-05 | UN R48: Proposal for Supplement tp 06 and 07 series of amendments Proposal by IWG SLR to introduce references to the headlamp Classes in the 01 series of amendments in UN R149. Additionally, a performance-oriented criterion has been introduced in order to evaluate the visibility of red light to the front and white light to the rear of the vehicle
GRE-84-06 | UN R48: Proposal for Supplement to the 03, 04 and 05 series of amendments Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to introduce references to the headlamp Classes in the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 149. Additionally, a performance-oriented criterion has been introduced in order to evaluate the visibility of red light to the front and white light to the rear of the vehicle
GRE-84-07 | UN R53: Proposal for Supplement to 01 series of amendments Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to introduce references to the headlamp Classes in the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 149.
GRE-84-08 | UN R53: Proposal for Supplement to 02 and 03 series of amendments Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to introduce references to the headlamp Classes in the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 149.
GRE-84-09 | UN R74: Proposal for Supplement to the 01 and 02 series of amendments Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to introduce references to the headlamp Classes in the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 149.
GRE-84-10 | UN R86: Proposal for a Supplement to the 01 series Prepared by IWG SLR with the aim to introduce references to the headlamp Classes in the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 149.
GRE-84-37 | UN R48: Proposal for a new series of amendment
5. UN Regulations Nos. 37 (Filament lamps), 99 (Gas discharge light sources), 128 (Light emitting diodes light sources) and the Consolidated Resolution on the common specification of light source categories

GRE may expect a progress report from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) and will consider an updated set of proposals for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the common specification of light source categories (R.E.5) and to UN Regulations Nos. 37 and 128 which introduce Light Emitting Diode (LED) replacement light sources.

GRE-84-02 | UN R37: Study on introduction of LED replacement light sources Submitted by the Task Force on Substitutes/Retrofits (TF S/R).
GRE/2020/15/Rev.1 | UN R37: Proposal for Supplement [48] Proposal from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) to introduce Light Emitting Diode replacement light sources (LEDr) into UN R37.
GRE/2020/16/Rev.1 | RE5: Proposal for amendment to the Consolidated Resolution on the common specification of light source categories Proposal from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) to introduce a new light emitting diode (LED) replacement light source category H11.
GRE/2021/3 | RE5: Proposal for amendment Proposal from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) to introduce a new light emitting diode replacement light source (LEDr) category C5W.
GRE/2020/15/Rev.1 | UN R37: Proposal for Supplement [48] Proposal from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) to introduce Light Emitting Diode replacement light sources (LEDr) into UN R37.
GRE/2020/16/Rev.1 | RE5: Proposal for amendment to the Consolidated Resolution on the common specification of light source categories Proposal from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) to introduce a new light emitting diode (LED) replacement light source category H11.
GRE/2020/17 | UN R128: Proposal for Supplement 11 Proposal to exclude light-emitting diode replacement light sources (LEDr) from approvals under UN Regulation No. 128.
GRE/2021/3 | RE5: Proposal for amendment Proposal from the Task Force on Substitutes and Retrofits (TF SR) to introduce a new light emitting diode replacement light source (LEDr) category C5W.
GRE-83-15 | Equivalence Criteria: Guide for specifying LED replacement light source categories
GRE-84-02 | UN R37: Study on introduction of LED replacement light sources Submitted by the Task Force on Substitutes/Retrofits (TF S/R).
GRE-84-03 | R.E.5: Presentation supporting proposal for amendment on the common specification of light source LEDr C5W Proposal by TF Substitutes/Retrofits provides supporting material for LEDr light sources equivalence report for C5W
GRE-84-12 | TF S/R (LED Substitutes/Retrofits): Status Report
GRE-84-32 | UN R37: Proposal for Supplement 48 to original version A general reference to the definitions in R.E.5 is inserted in 2.1 and a specific reference to the definition of the “AE device” in R.E.5 is inserted in 2.2.2.2.2.b., in order to explain the term “AE device” where it first appears in the body text.
GRE-84-35 | UN R128: Position paper on automotive LED replacement light sources
6. UN Regulation No. 48 (Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices)
  1. Proposals for amendments to the latest series of amendments
  2. Proposals for new series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 48.
6. (a) UN R48: Proposals for amendments to the latest series of amendments

GRE will address a revised proposal submitted by the expert of the International Automotive Lighting and Light Signalling Expert Group (GTB) with the aim to allow for projection of driver assistance symbols, on the road ahead of the vehicle, as part of the adaptive driving beam. This proposal is submitted in a package with an amendment to UN Regulation No. 149.

GRE-84-38 | Proposal to amend the draft Supplements to UN R48 and UN R149 (GRE/2020/4/Rev.1) Proposed changes per discussions during the 84th GRE session.
GRE/2020/4/Rev.1 | Proposal for Supplements to UN R149 and to the 06 and 07 series of amendments to UN R48 Proposal to allow driver assistance projections on the road ahead of the vehicle as part of the Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB).

GRE will consider a revised proposal submitted by the experts from France and Germany that allows the use of manufacturer logos inside the illuminant surface of a signalling lamps. This proposal is submitted together with an amendment to UN Regulation No. 148.

GRE/2020/5/Rev.1 | Proposal for Supplements to UN Regulations Nos. 48 and 148 Proposal to allow the use of manufacturer logos inside the illuminant surface of a signalling lamp.

GRE will address a proposal submitted by the expert of GTB with the aim to clarify the determination of the apparent surface.

GRE/2021/5 | UN R48: Proposal for Supplement [16] to the 06 series and Supplement [02] to the 07 series of amendments Proposal to clarify determination of the apparent surface.

GRE is invited to review a proposal by the expert from Germany that clarifies the installation requirements of the foremost side-marker lamps.

GRE/2021/8 | UN R48: Proposal for an amendment to the 06, 07 and 08 series of amendments Proposal to clarify the requirements for the installation of the foremost side-marker lamp of 3 m from the front, which cannot always be achieved in case of semi-trailers.
GRE/2020/4/Rev.1 | Proposal for Supplements to UN R149 and to the 06 and 07 series of amendments to UN R48 Proposal to allow driver assistance projections on the road ahead of the vehicle as part of the Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB).
GRE/2020/5/Rev.1 | Proposal for Supplements to UN Regulations Nos. 48 and 148 Proposal to allow the use of manufacturer logos inside the illuminant surface of a signalling lamp.
GRE/2021/5 | UN R48: Proposal for Supplement [16] to the 06 series and Supplement [02] to the 07 series of amendments Proposal to clarify determination of the apparent surface.
GRE/2021/8 | UN R48: Proposal for an amendment to the 06, 07 and 08 series of amendments Proposal to clarify the requirements for the installation of the foremost side-marker lamp of 3 m from the front, which cannot always be achieved in case of semi-trailers.
GRE-84-24 | UN R48: Revised proposal to GRE/2020/4 Rev 1
GRE-84-25 | Article on road projections as a new and intuitively understandable human-machine interface
GRE-84-27 | Article on real driving benefits and research findings with digital light functions
GRE-84-38 | Proposal to amend the draft Supplements to UN R48 and UN R149 (GRE/2020/4/Rev.1) Proposed changes per discussions during the 84th GRE session.
GRE-84-38/Rev1 | UN R 48: Proposal for Supplement to 06 and 07 series of amendments
GRE-84-26 | Article on Investigation on Headlights with High-resolution Projection Modules
GRE-84-36 | UN R48: Proposal for supplements to 06 and 07 series of amendments
6. (b) Proposals for new series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 48

GRE is invited to consider a proposal for a new series of amendments prepared by the experts from the Special Interest Group that defines the switching conditions of dipped-beam and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) and the variable intensity of rear lamps in conjunction with traffic conditions.

GRE/2021/4 | UN R48: Proposal for a new 08 series of amendments Proposal from the GRE Special Interest Group to define the switching conditions of dipped beam and daytime running lamps (DRL) and the variable intensity of rear lamps in conjunction with traffic conditions.

GRE will address a proposal for a new series of amendments submitted by the expert from Japan that introduces parking conditions in the scope of UN Regulation No. 48 to minimize glare and distraction for other road users.

GRE-84-29 | UN R48: Proposal for 08 series of amendment Proposal to amend document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2021/2 proposal for 08 series of amendments
GRE-84-30 | UN R48: proposal for 08 series of amendments Proposal to amend document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2021/2
GRE/2021/2 | UN R48: Proposal for a new [08] series of amendments Proposal to define the parking condition in the scope of UN R48 and to minimize hazards such as glare and distraction to other road users.
GRE/2021/4 | UN R48: Proposal for a new 08 series of amendments Proposal from the GRE Special Interest Group to define the switching conditions of dipped beam and daytime running lamps (DRL) and the variable intensity of rear lamps in conjunction with traffic conditions.
GRE/2021/2 | UN R48: Proposal for a new [08] series of amendments Proposal to define the parking condition in the scope of UN R48 and to minimize hazards such as glare and distraction to other road users.
GRE-84-22 | UN R 48: Proposal for 08 series of amendments Presentation to support the proposal
GRE-84-29 | UN R48: Proposal for 08 series of amendment Proposal to amend document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2021/2 proposal for 08 series of amendments
GRE-84-30 | UN R48: proposal for 08 series of amendments Proposal to amend document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2021/2
GRE-84-33 | UN R48: Proposal for new series of amendments
GRE-84-34 | UN R48: Response to questions on proposal to for a new series of amendment
7. Other UN Regulations
  1. UN Regulation No. 86 (Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices for agricultural vehicles)
  2. UN Regulation No. 149 (Road illumination devices).
7. (a) UN Regulation No. 86 (Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices for agricultural vehicles)

GRE is invited to review a revised proposal for a new series of amendments by the experts from the European Agricultural Machinery Association (CEMA) that improves lateral lighting on vehicles, which are longer than 4.6 m, and takes into account asymmetric vehicle designs.

GRE/2020/7/Rev.1 | UN R86: Revised proposal for a draft amendment Proposal to improve lateral lighting on vehicles of more than 4.6 m, address asymmetric vehicle designs, make editorial corrections and to harmonize certain requirements with UN R48.
GRE/2020/7/Rev.1 | UN R86: Revised proposal for a draft amendment Proposal to improve lateral lighting on vehicles of more than 4.6 m, address asymmetric vehicle designs, make editorial corrections and to harmonize certain requirements with UN R48.
7. (b) UN Regulation No. 149 (Road illumination devices)

GRE will address a proposal submitted by the expert of GTB with the aim to insert missing text.

GRE/2021/6 | UN R149: Proposal for Supplement [4] Proposal to insert a new paragraph 3.2.5. corresponding to paragraph 4.4. in UN R119 which was unintentionally omitted from the original text of UN R149.
GRE/2021/6 | UN R149: Proposal for Supplement [4] Proposal to insert a new paragraph 3.2.5. corresponding to paragraph 4.4. in UN R119 which was unintentionally omitted from the original text of UN R149.
8. Other business
8. (a) Development of the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval

GRE will be informed about the progress of the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA) and of the electronic Database for the Exchange of Type Approval documentation (DETA).

GRE-84-20 | IWG SLR: Status Report
GRE-84-23 | General Information and WP.29 highlights
8. (b) Amendments to the Convention on Road Traffic (Vienna, 1968)

GRE will be informed about considerations of the Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety (WP.1) at its recent session and about liaison between GRE and WP.1 on common issues.

8. (c) Obsolete transitional provisions

GRE is invited to consider a discussion paper submitted by the experts from Italy and the Netherlands.

GRE-80-06 | Lighting regulations; Obsolete transitional provisions
9. New business and late submissions

GRE may also consider new issues and/or documents which were received after the annotated provisional agenda had been submitted for translation.

10. Direction of future work of GRE

GRE will review its possible future activities, including the signalling requirements for automated/autonomous vehicles.

GRE-84-19 | TF AVSR (Autonomous Vehicle Signalling Requirements): Status Report
GRE-84-11 | EMC task force status report to GRE
WP.29/2020/1 | WP.29 Programme of work
11. Provisional agenda for the next session

GRE may wish to provide guidance on the provisional agenda for the next session.