1. Adoption of the agenda

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

GRVA/2022/15 | GRVA-14: Annotated provisional agenda for the September 2022 session
GRVA-14-01 | Running order and timetable
2. Highlights of the June 2022 session of WP.29

GRVA may wish to be briefed by the secretariat on the highlights of the June 2022 session of WP.29, regarding the activities of the Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (GRVA) and common issues.

3. Artificial Intelligence in vehicles

GRVA agreed to further consider this agenda item and to continue the development of GRVA-13-04 until its September 2022 session.

GRVA-14-04 | Input on document GRVA-13-04 (Outcome of the GRVA workshops on Artificial Intelligence and Vehicle Regulations)
GRVA-13-04 | Outcome of the GRVA workshops on Artificial Intelligence and Vehicle Regulations
GRVA-14-04 | Input on document GRVA-13-04 (Outcome of the GRVA workshops on Artificial Intelligence and Vehicle Regulations)
4. Automated/autonomous and connected vehicles
4. (a) Deliverables of the Informal Working Group on Functional Requirements for Automated and Autonomous Vehicles

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the recent meeting(s) of the Informal Working Group (IWG) on Functional Requirements for Automated and Autonomous Vehicles (FRAV).

GRVA may wish to review the draft amendment proposal to the Framework Document on Automated/Autonomous Vehicles (FDAV), detailing the envisaged milestones of FRAV for the extended mandate (until June 2024) and including a preview for the time beyond.

GRVA-14-08 | Update on the development of ADS standards
4. (b) Deliverables of the Informal Working Group on Validation Methods for Automated Driving

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the last meetings of the IWG on Validation Methods for Automated Driving (VMAD).

GRVA may wish to review the draft amendment proposal to FDAV, detailing the envisaged milestones of VMAD for the extended mandate (until June 2024) and including a preview for the time beyond.

4. (c) Deliverables of the Informal Working Group on Event Data Recorder / Data Storage System for Automated Driving

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the last meetings of the IWG on Event Data Recorder / Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving (EDR/DSSAD).

4. (d) UN Regulation No. 157

GRVA may wish to review a proposal for amendments to the DSSAD provisions in UN Regulation No. 157, prepared by the IWG on EDR/DSSAD.

GRVA/2022/16 | UN R157: Proposal to clarify DSSAD provisions Proposal from the EDR/DSSAD informal group to clarify that the occurrence flag to be stored according to paragraph 8.2.1. (n) are linked to the abortion of the lane change manoeuvre rather than to the procedure and to make related clarifications for consistency.

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the progress of the Special Interest Group (SIG) on UN Regulation No. 157.

GRVA/2022/16 | UN R157: Proposal to clarify DSSAD provisions Proposal from the EDR/DSSAD informal group to clarify that the occurrence flag to be stored according to paragraph 8.2.1. (n) are linked to the abortion of the lane change manoeuvre rather than to the procedure and to make related clarifications for consistency.
4. (e) Coordination of work on automation between working parties (GRs)

GRVA may wish to discuss the work coordination between working parties concerning Automated Driving Systems.

GRVA may wish to discuss the coordination of work between GRVA and the Working Party on Lighting and Light-Signalling (GRE) on ADS light signal provisions, if any.

GRVA may wished to be briefed by the expert from France on the progress made by the task force screening the UN Regulations and UN Global Technical Regulations (of relevance) regarding Automated Driving Systems.

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposal, if available.

5. Connected vehicles
5. (a) Cyber security and data protection

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the recent meeting(s) of the IWG on Cybersecurity and Over-the-Air issues and their review of the proposed work item on the data security of intelligent and connected vehicles.

GRVA may wish to consider any roadmap proposal concerning the vehicle categories S, R and T with regard to UN Regulation No. 155, if available.

GRVA agreed to consider the document tabled by the expert from SAE International, an amendment proposal to UN Regulation No. 155 seeking clarification of the requirements of Annex 5, regarding the authentication of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) messages.

GRVA/2022/17 | UN R155: Proposal for a Supplement Proposal to clarify the mitigation provision to address threats of spoofing of messages (e.g. 802.11p V2X during platooning, GNSS messages, etc.) by impersonation.

GRVA agreed to consider the document tabled by the expert from SAE International, an amendment proposal to the Interpretation Document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2022/61 (as amended by WP.29 in June 2022) for UN Regulation No. 155, seeking clarification of the requirements of paragraphs 5, 7 and 8 as well as of Annex 1 and 5.

GRVA-14-11 | UN R155: Comments on document GRVA-14-06 Comments on the proposal for amendments to the UN Regulation on Cyber Security Management.
GRVA/2022/18 | UN R155: Proposal for amendments to the interpretation document Proposal to introduce amendments to references to ISO/SAE 21434:2021 and ISO PAS 5112 and clarify the interpretation of the requirement in the first line of Table B1 in Annex 5 in UN R155 regarding the authentication of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) messages.

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the technical workshop on the implementation of Cyber Security provisions under the 1958 and especially 1998 Agreements, on the model of those already organized for the implementation of UN Regulation No. 155.

GRVA/2022/17 | UN R155: Proposal for a Supplement Proposal to clarify the mitigation provision to address threats of spoofing of messages (e.g. 802.11p V2X during platooning, GNSS messages, etc.) by impersonation.
GRVA/2022/18 | UN R155: Proposal for amendments to the interpretation document Proposal to introduce amendments to references to ISO/SAE 21434:2021 and ISO PAS 5112 and clarify the interpretation of the requirement in the first line of Table B1 in Annex 5 in UN R155 regarding the authentication of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) messages.
GRVA-14-06 | UN R155: Proposal for amendment to the interpretation document
GRVA-14-07 | UN R155: Summary of Vehicle Cyber Security Workshop with the contracting parties of the 1958 and 1998 Agreements
GRVA-14-11 | UN R155: Comments on document GRVA-14-06 Comments on the proposal for amendments to the UN Regulation on Cyber Security Management.
5. (b) Software updates and over-the-air issues

GRVA may wish to consider any proposal regarding software updates and over-the-air issues, if available.

5. (c) Data and vehicle communications

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of a revised proposal, tabled by the expert from CITA, for the establishment of a new informal working group on the remote access to in-vehicle data.

GRVA may wish to resume discussion on the challenges related to telecommunication coverage, latency and interference and more generally about vehicles communications.

5. (d) Other business

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposal, if available.

6. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and UN Regulation No. 79
6. (a) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

GRVA may wish to receive a status report of the Task Force on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), if any.

6. (b) UN Regulation No. 79 (Steering equipment)

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of pending amendment proposals to UN Regulation No. 79 (Steering equipment).

GRVA/2021/9 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>Align lane-centering provisions with principles applied to UN R157 (ALKS)</li><li>Permit Category C ACSF to remain in stand-by during temporary roadway transitions</li><li>Clarify overriding provision (para. 5.6.4.3) reference to stand-by mode</li><li>Introduce a tolerance factor for "critical situation" lane changes</li><li>clarification to test conditions</li><li>Align direction indicator deactivation under a pass conditions with previously adopted provisions.</li></ol>
GRVA/2021/9 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>Align lane-centering provisions with principles applied to UN R157 (ALKS)</li><li>Permit Category C ACSF to remain in stand-by during temporary roadway transitions</li><li>Clarify overriding provision (para. 5.6.4.3) reference to stand-by mode</li><li>Introduce a tolerance factor for "critical situation" lane changes</li><li>clarification to test conditions</li><li>Align direction indicator deactivation under a pass conditions with previously adopted provisions.</li></ol>
6. (c) Other business

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposal, if available.

7. Advanced Emergency Braking Systems

GRVA agreed to consider the documents tabled by the expert from the European Commission, three amendment proposals to the 00, 01 and 02 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 152 (AEBS for M1 and N1), to align the performance requirements about technical progress with those of the latest series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 131 (AEBS).

GRVA/2022/19 | UN R152: Proposal for a supplement to the original text Proposal to align UN R152 with recent amendments to UN R131.
GRVA/2022/20 | UN R152: Proposal for a supplement to the 01 series of amendments Proposal to align UN R152 with recent amendments to UN R131.
GRVA/2022/21 | UN R152: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal to align UN R152 with recent amendments to UN R131.

GRVA agreed to consider the proposal for a Supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 131 (AEBS), tabled by the IWG on Advanced Emergency Braking System for Heavy Duty Vehicles (AEBS-HDV), introducing provisions on the system robustness and additional clarifications.

GRVA/2022/22 | UN R131: Proposal for a supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal from the AEBS-HDV informal group to align provisions with corresponding provisions of UN R152 and to clarify the interpretation of the provisions on system robustness when applied to heavy duty vehicles.

GRVA agreed to consider the document tabled by the IWG on AEBS-HDV, an amendment proposal to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 131, aimed to increase potential speed reduction during the warning phase.

GRVA/2022/23 | UN R131: Proposal for a Supplement to the 01 series of amendments Proposal from the AEBS-HDV informal group to increase the potential speed reduction during the collision warning phase.

GRVA may wish to consider a proposal for a new UN Regulation on Urban Emergency Braking System (UEBS), specifically for heavy vehicles travelling at low speeds and the protection of vulnerable road users. With this UN Regulation, the direct vision regulation under the purview of the Working Party on General Safety provisions (GRSG) could be amended so as to have different performance criteria for vehicles equipped with this UEBS.

GRVA-14-10 | Comments on the proposal for a regulation on Urban Emergency Braking Systems (UEBS)
GRVA/2022/24 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation for Urban Emergency Braking Systems Proposal for a new UN Regulation for the type approval of automatic emergency braking systems designed to protect vulnerable road users from collisions with heavy vehicles travelling at low speeds. The purpose is to enable a cross-reference in the new UN Regulation on commercial vehicle direct vision to allow for alternative solutions and performance criteria for vehicles equipped with this "urban emergency braking system" capability.
GRVA/2022/19 | UN R152: Proposal for a supplement to the original text Proposal to align UN R152 with recent amendments to UN R131.
GRVA/2022/20 | UN R152: Proposal for a supplement to the 01 series of amendments Proposal to align UN R152 with recent amendments to UN R131.
GRVA/2022/21 | UN R152: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal to align UN R152 with recent amendments to UN R131.
GRVA/2022/22 | UN R131: Proposal for a supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal from the AEBS-HDV informal group to align provisions with corresponding provisions of UN R152 and to clarify the interpretation of the provisions on system robustness when applied to heavy duty vehicles.
GRVA/2022/23 | UN R131: Proposal for a Supplement to the 01 series of amendments Proposal from the AEBS-HDV informal group to increase the potential speed reduction during the collision warning phase.
GRVA/2022/24 | Proposal for a new UN Regulation for Urban Emergency Braking Systems Proposal for a new UN Regulation for the type approval of automatic emergency braking systems designed to protect vulnerable road users from collisions with heavy vehicles travelling at low speeds. The purpose is to enable a cross-reference in the new UN Regulation on commercial vehicle direct vision to allow for alternative solutions and performance criteria for vehicles equipped with this "urban emergency braking system" capability.
GRVA-14-10 | Comments on the proposal for a regulation on Urban Emergency Braking Systems (UEBS)
8. UN Regulations Nos. 13, 13-H, 139, 140 and UN GTR No. 8
GRVA-14-13 | UN R13: Proposal for a Supplement to the 11 series of amendments Proposal to introduce provisions for electric regenerative braking systems.
8. (a) Electronic Stability Control

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of the proposal to amend UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8, aimed at introducing the testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems.

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of the two alternative amendment proposals to UN Regulation No. 13, tabled by the experts from France and from the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles (OICA), aimed at including all four axles with two power-driven rear axles in the scope of the mandatory installation of a vehicle stability function.

WP.29/2020/99 | GTR 8: Request for authorization to develop an amendment Request to develop an amendment to the GTR 8 testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems which have significantly low steering gear ratio (i.e. quick steering characteristics).
GRVA-13-23 | UN R13: Proposal to amend document GRVA/2022/14
GRVA-13-39 | UN R13: Proposal to amend document GRVA/2022/14 Proposal to ensure that N<sub>3</sub> category four-axle chassis, regardless of bodywork in second stage production (e.g., concrete mixer), will be included within the scope of the vehicle stability provisions.
8. (b) Electromechanical Brakes

GRVA will be briefed on informal activities related to the development on an amendment to UN Regulation No. 13 concerning the approval of eletromechanical brakes.

GRVA-14-12 | UN R13: Proposal for a supplement to the 12 series of amendments Proposal to introduce requirements to enable the type approval of Electro-Mechanical Braking (EMB) systems.

GRVA will resume consideration of the proposal by the expert from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to upgrade Annex 18 of UN Regulation No. 13, considering the development of similar annexes in UN Regulations Nos. 79, 152 and 157 in the recent years.

GRVA-14-12 | UN R13: Proposal for a supplement to the 12 series of amendments Proposal to introduce requirements to enable the type approval of Electro-Mechanical Braking (EMB) systems.
8. (c) Clarifications

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of the amendment proposal to UN Regulation No. 140 prepared by the expert from OICA with the aim to ensure the continuity of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Method E1337 for the measurement of the Peak Braking Coefficient (PBC) in UN Regulation No. 140, by introducing a reference to the new ASTM Standard Reference Test Tyre F2493.

GRVA/2022/25 | UN R140: Proposal for amendment Proposal to ensure the continuity of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Method E1337 for the measurement of the Peak Braking Coefficient (PBC) in UN Regulation No. 140, by introducing a reference to the new ASTM Standard Reference Test Tyre F2493.

GRVA may wish to review amendments to UN Regulations No. 13, 13-H, 139 or 140, if available.

GRVA/2022/25 | UN R140: Proposal for amendment Proposal to ensure the continuity of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Method E1337 for the measurement of the Peak Braking Coefficient (PBC) in UN Regulation No. 140, by introducing a reference to the new ASTM Standard Reference Test Tyre F2493.
9. Motorcycle braking
9. (a) UN Global Technical Regulation No. 3

GRVA may wish to review proposals related to UN GTR No. 3 (Motorcycle brakes), if any.

9. (b) UN Regulation No. 78

GRVA may wish to review the proposal for a supplement to the 05 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 78 (Motorcycle and Moped Braking) submitted by the expert from IMMA, with the aim to further align the stop lamp signal provisions in UN Regulation No. 78 with UN Regulation No. 13-H.

GRVA/2022/26 | UN R78: Proposal for a Supplement to the 05 series of amendments Proposal to improve UN R78 alignment with UN R13-H provisions concerning the stop lamp signal.

GRVA may wish to review any other proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 78 (Motorcycle and Moped Braking), if any.

GRVA-14-09 | UN R78: Proposal for a 06 series of amendments This informal document proposes amendments to UN R78 to introduce new requirements for “Complex Electronic Control Systems” aimed at addressing new technologies such as automatically commanded braking.
GRVA/2022/26 | UN R78: Proposal for a Supplement to the 05 series of amendments Proposal to improve UN R78 alignment with UN R13-H provisions concerning the stop lamp signal.
GRVA-14-09 | UN R78: Proposal for a 06 series of amendments This informal document proposes amendments to UN R78 to introduce new requirements for “Complex Electronic Control Systems” aimed at addressing new technologies such as automatically commanded braking.
10. UN Regulation No. 90

GRVA may wish to review proposals for amendments to UN Regulation No. 90 (Replacement brake linings, discs, and drums), if any.

11. Exchange of views on guidelines and relevant national activities

GRVA may wish to receive information on national activities related to vehicle automation and connectivity, if any.

12. Revision 3 to the 1958 Agreement
12. (a) Implementation of relevant provisions in Revision 3 to the 1958 Agreement

GRVA will further discuss the concept “Unique Identifier (UI) summary document” related to the use of the Database of the Exchange of Type Approval documentation (DETA), which was developed by GRE and the IWG on DETA.

GRVA will resume consideration of a preliminary version of a list of UN Regulations, under the purview of GRVA, for which the use of the Unique Identifier should be prohibited.

12. (b) International Whole Vehicle Type Approval

GRVA may wish to receive a status report on the activities of the IWG on International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA) and subgroup activities, if any.

13. Election of Officers

In compliance with Rule 37 of the Rules of Procedure (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.2) and as elaborated in informal document WP.29-187-18 (please also refer to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1166, paras. 28-29), GRVA will elect the Chair and Vice-Chair(s) of the sessions scheduled for the year 2023.

14. Other business
14. (a) Arrangement of meetings

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the input from WP.29 regarding the envisaged organization of a combined meeting with the Global Forum on Road Traffic Safety (WP.1).

GRVA may wish to discuss the organization of GRVA meetings outside of Geneva in 2023, as envisaged at the May 2022 session.

14. (b) Any other business

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposals, if available.