Session 69 | Web conference | 17-21 May 2021
8. UN Regulation No. 17 (Strength of seats)

GRSP might wish to resume consideration of a revised proposal (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2020/12) tabled by the expert from OICA to clarify the test procedure for the height of head restraints in the case of vehicles having a low roof construction.

GRSP may wish to receive a report on the analysis of a fatal crash involving seat deformation conducted by the Norwegian Public Roads Agency.

GRSP-69-02 | Report on a Head-On Collision between a Passenger Car and a Van in Norway on 20 Oct 2019 Analysis of a fatal crash event involving a van the lost its grip on the ice-covered road surface, crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with an estate car of approximately the same weight, fully laden with passengers. The investigation showed that the back of the rear seat was severely deformed, despite being reinforced and well within the regulatory strength requirements described in UN-ECE R17.
GRSP-69-06 | Presentation of main findings related to a high-speed frontal road-collision
GRSP-69-02 | Report on a Head-On Collision between a Passenger Car and a Van in Norway on 20 Oct 2019 Analysis of a fatal crash event involving a van the lost its grip on the ice-covered road surface, crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with an estate car of approximately the same weight, fully laden with passengers. The investigation showed that the back of the rear seat was severely deformed, despite being reinforced and well within the regulatory strength requirements described in UN-ECE R17.
GRSP-69-06 | Presentation of main findings related to a high-speed frontal road-collision
GRSP/2020/12 | UN R17: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 10 series of amendments Proposal to clarify the test procedure for the height of head restraints in the case of vehicles having a low roof construction.
GRSP-69-34 | UN R17: Proposal for Corrigendum 1 to the 10 series of amendments Proposal from the GRSP secretariat to correct a transposition error between GRSP/2020/8 and the text in WP.29/2020/106. The WP.29 text as adopted omitted the deletion in para. 1.4.2.2.: "The <strike>front and</strike> rear zones are respectively bounded by the horizontal plane tangential to the top of the head restraint as determined in paragraph 6.5. of this Regulation."
GRSP-69-02
Report on a Head-On Collision between a Passenger Car and a Van in Norway on 20 Oct 2019 (Norway and NPRA)
29 Apr 2021 Working Party Informal Documents Strength of Seats, Anchorages, and Head Restraints Strength of Seats Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Seats, their Anchorages and any Head Restraints Analysis of a fatal crash event involving a van the lost its grip on the ice-covered road surface, crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with an estate car of approximately the same weight, fully laden with passengers. The investigation showed that the back of the rear seat was severely deformed, despite being reinforced and well within the regulatory strength requirements described in UN-ECE R17. GRSP-69-0002
GRSP-69-06
Presentation of main findings related to a high-speed frontal road-collision (NPRA)
07 May 2021 Working Party Informal Documents Strength of Seats, Anchorages, and Head Restraints Strength of Seats Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Seats, their Anchorages and any Head Restraints GRSP-69-0006
GRSP-69-34
UN R17: Proposal for Corrigendum 1 to the 10 series of amendments
17 May 2021 Working Party Informal Documents Strength of Seats, Anchorages, and Head Restraints Strength of Seats Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Seats, their Anchorages and any Head Restraints Proposal from the GRSP secretariat to correct a transposition error between GRSP/2020/8 and the text in WP.29/2020/106. The WP.29 text as adopted omitted the deletion in para. 1.4.2.2.: "The <strike>front and</strike> rear zones are respectively bounded by the horizontal plane tangential to the top of the head restraint as determined in paragraph 6.5. of this Regulation." GRSP-69-0034
GRSP-69-42
What can we do in the GRSP to get the same protection level for male and female occupants? (STA)
20 May 2021 Working Party Informal Documents Safety belts and related systems Safety belt systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. Safety-belts, Restraint Systems, Child Restraint Systems and ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems for Occupants of Power-driven Vehicles II. Vehicles Equipped with Safety-belts, Safety-belt Reminders, Restraint Systems, Child Restraint Systems and ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems Strength of Seats, Anchorages, and Head Restraints Strength of Seats Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Seats, their Anchorages and any Head Restraints Occupant Protection in Frontal Collisions Frontal Collision Protection Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Frontal Collision Occupant Protection in Lateral Collisions Lateral Collision Protection Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Lateral Collision 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 GRSP-69-0042