Working Party
Session 72 | Geneva | 20-24 Feb 2012
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GRRF/72
Report of the GRRF on its 72nd session
30 Mar 2012 Working Party Report Report of the 72nd (February 2012) session of the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear. GRRF-2012-0072
GRRF-72-01
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 13 (CLCCR, CLEPA, and OICA)
22 Dec 2011 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking GRRF-72-0001
GRRF-72-02
Proposal for amendments to Regulations Nos. 13-H and 13 (CLEPA and OICA)
22 Dec 2011 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Light-Duty Vehicle Braking Light Vehicle Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars with regard to Braking GRRF-72-0002
GRRF-72-03
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 13 (OICA)
22 Dec 2011 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking GRRF-72-0003
GRRF-72-04
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 64 (OICA)
22 Dec 2011 Working Party Informal 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. GRRF-72-0004
GRRF-72-05
Proposal for draft amendments to UN Regulation 90 (FEMFM)
13 Jan 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Brake Linings, Discs, and Drums Replacement Brake Components Uniform provisions concerning the approval of replacement brake lining assemblies, drum brake linings and discs and drums for power-driven vehicles and their trailers Replacement Brake Discs and Drums RDD Not applicable. This initiative proposes to extend the scope of UNECE R90 to include replacement brake discs and drums. GRRF-72-0005
GRRF-72-05/Rev.1
Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 90 (FEMFM)
25 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Brake Linings, Discs, and Drums Replacement Brake Components Uniform provisions concerning the approval of replacement brake lining assemblies, drum brake linings and discs and drums for power-driven vehicles and their trailers The extension of UN R90 to include brake drums and discs introduced the concept of a part "identical" to the OE part. Because such parts would have been approved under UN R13/13-H, they were exempted from redundant approval under R90. This proposal would similarly define and exempt brake linings. GRRF-72-0005/Rev.1
GRRF-72-06
Running order of the provisional agenda of the 72nd GRRF session
20 Jan 2012 Working Party Informal Documents GRRF-72-0006
GRRF-72-07
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 13 (Denmark, IRU, and NVF)
03 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking This proposal aims to improve brake distribution between truck and trailer of heavy vehicle combinations at everyday low decelerations, to enhance uniform use of all wheel brakes and thereby to counteract loss of full brake performance. The proposal is based on ISO 20918. GRRF-72-0007
GRRF-72-07/Rev.1
Revised proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 13 (Denmark, IRU, and NVF)
15 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking This proposal aims to improve brake distribution between truck and trailer of heavy vehicle combinations at everyday low decelerations, to enhance uniform use of all wheel brakes and thereby to counteract loss of full brake performance. The proposal is based on ISO 20918 and supercedes GRRF-72-07. GRRF-72-0007/Rev.1
GRRF-72-08
Report of the AMEVSC Informal Working Group
07 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Alternative Method for the Assessment of EVSC Systems AMEVSC This effort aimed to introduce into Regulation No. 13 an alternative method to assess the vehicle stability function of heavy-duty motor vehicles through the use of simulations. Update on the activity of the Alternative Method for the assessment of Electronic Vehicle Stability Control systems (AMEVSC) Informal Working Group since September, including on its meeting of 18 October 2011. GRRF-72-0008
GRRF-72-09
L-category vehicle EU type-approval legislation [reissued] (EC)
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle and Moped Braking Motorcycle Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories L1, L2, L3, L4, and L5 with regard to Braking Presentation on EU plans for updating the regulatory regime for motorcycles and related vehicles, including obligatory fitment of advanced brake systems, abandonment of the 74 kW power restriction, anti-tampering measures, and mandatory "automatic headlamp on" feature. GRRF-72-0009
GRRF-72-10
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 30 (ETRTO)
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers The proposal harmonizes the definitions and marking requirements of UN R30 with the new 02 series of amendments to UN R117 and the latest proposal for amendment to UN R117 related to the snow tyre definitions as proposed by the informal group “snow tyre”. This document supercedes GRRF/2011/13. GRRF-72-0010
GRRF-72-11
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 54 (ETRTO)
13 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Commercial Vehicle Tyres CV Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers The proposed amendments harmonize the definitions and marking requirements of this Regulation with the new 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 and the latest proposal for amendment to Regulation N° 117 related to the snow tyre definitions as proposed by the informal group “snow tyre”. GRRF-72-0011
GRRF-72-12
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 54 (ETRTO)
13 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Commercial Vehicle Tyres CV Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers A proposal to align the French version of UN R54 with the English and Russian texts. GRRF-72-0012
GRRF-72-13
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 117-02
14 Feb 2012 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 Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers Commercial Vehicle Tyres CV Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers ETRTO proposals to align the definitions in UN R30, R54 and R117 (documents GRRF/2011/13 and 14) raised comments from France (document GRRF-71-31). This document offers a basic "snow tyre" definition/markings plus a more precise definition/markings for tyres used in severe snow conditions. GRRF-72-0013
GRRF-72-14
Japanese information on the introduction of its regulation on AEBS (Japan)
14 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Advanced Emergency Braking Systems Advanced Emergency Braking Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to advanced emergency braking systems Japan plans to issue a regulation on 1 April 2012 along with fiscal incentives to promote the use of advanced emergency braking systems on heavy-duty vehicles. Mandatory installation will be phased in starting from 1 November 2014. GRRF-72-0014
GRRF-72-15
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 90:02 (CLEPA)
15 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Brake Linings, Discs, and Drums Replacement Brake Components Uniform provisions concerning the approval of replacement brake lining assemblies, drum brake linings and discs and drums for power-driven vehicles and their trailers UN R90 unintentionally omits the bedding procedure for the brake drum high load test for M2, M3, N2 and N3 vehicles. CLEPA proposes using the same bedding procedure as already adopted for the thermal fatigue test for such vehicles and for the high load tests for trailers. GRRF-72-0015
GRRF-72-16
Comments from India on the draft GTR for passenger vehicle tyres (India)
16 Feb 2012 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". Proposals from the Indian delegation to improve the working draft of the GTR (document TYREGTR-12-01) pursuant to the 16 September 2011 session of the Tyre GTR informal group, including certain IEC and FMVSS references. GRRF-72-0016
GRRF-72-17
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No.13 (CLEPA)
16 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking The use of test reports in Regulation No.13 was first introduced in Annex 11 of UN R13 in 1984. CLEPA proposes this amendment to support the proposal to permit the use of an Annex 19 test report as an alternative method in meeting the vehicle stability function requirements as detailed in Annex 21. GRRF-72-0017
GRRF-72-18
Comments on changes to semi-trailer and center axle trailer braking compatibility requirements (CLEPA, CLCCR, and OICA)
17 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking This document addresses the ramifications of introducing the proposals outlined in GRRF-72-07 (superceded by GRRF-72-07/Rev.1) specifically associated with semi-trailers. GRRF-72-0018
GRRF-72-19
Comments on proposed requirements concerning braking compatibility of towing vehicles and trailers (CLCCR, CLEPA, and OICA)
17 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Denmark submitted document GRRF-71-19 (subsequently integrated into GRRF/2012/12) proposing to narrow the compatibility bands for control line pressure versus brake rate. This document challenges the proposed changes as effectively mandating electronic braking and imposing unwarranted costs. GRRF-72-0019
GRRF-72-20
Comments on proposed warning signal requirements associated with excessive coupling force control (CLCCR, CLEPA, and OICA)
17 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Denmark submitted Document GRRF-71-18 (subsequently integrated into GRRF/2012/12) proposing to narrow the limits for coupling force control systems which are allowed to override the compatibility bands. This document argues against the proposed changes. GRRF-72-0020
GRRF-72-21
Comments on changes to the requirements for the positioning of test points (OICA, CLCCR, and CLEPA)
17 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Denmark submitted GRRF-71-19 (subsequently in GRRF/2012/12) proposing a new paragraph to require a test point between the coupling head and the trailer relay emergency valve. This document argues that the requirement is already implicit within UN R13 and therefore, that the change is unnecessary. GRRF-72-0021
GRRF-72-22
Proposed amendments to the proposal for Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to UN R13 (OICA)
17 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking OICA proposes alternate language for amendments to the text of Annex 21 governing the use of simulation tools for evaluating electronic vehicle stability control systems (EVSC). GRRF-72-0022
GRRF-72-23
Draft GTR on Tires
20 Feb 2012 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". Proposed structure and draft preamble prepared by the Informal Group on the Tyre GTR to establish a global technical regulation (gtr) for new radial pneumatic tyres equipping passenger cars and light vehicles up to 4536 kg (10,000 pounds). GRRF-72-0023
GRRF-72-24
Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (France, UK, and ETRTO)
21 Feb 2012 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 revise document GRRF/2012/5 concerning C1, C2, and C3 rim measurement, including the proposal of an Appendix 4. GRRF-72-0024
GRRF-72-25
Motorcycle Antilock Braking Systems and Crash Risk Estimated from Case‐Control Comparisons (NHTSA)
21 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents GRRF-72-0025
GRRF-72-26
Proposal for amendment of ECE R13: Improved HGV brake compatibility (Denmark and DTA)
22 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Presentation to accompany Danish, et. al. proposal on heavy-duty vehicle and trailer brake system compatibility. GRRF-72-0026
GRRF-72-27
Proposal for Supplement 14 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13-H (CLEPA and OICA)
24 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Light-Duty Vehicle Braking Light Vehicle Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars with regard to Braking Modified version of document GRRF/2011/35/Rev.1, pursuant to GRRF session 72 discussions, which aims to clarify reasonable levels of braking performance to be expected in different positions of the ignition key (i.e., off, on, lock, etc.). GRRF-72-0027
GRRF-72-28
Proposal to amend UN R13-H Annex 14 (Germany)
24 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Knott TrailerTechnik proposal to update the wording of Annex 14, para. 1.1 to cover "electromechanical or electrohydraulical" brake transmission devices. Primarily in German language. GRRF-72-0028
GRRF-72-29
GRRF Chair's notes concerning transitional provisions in UN R13-H
25 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Light-Duty Vehicle Braking Light Vehicle Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars with regard to Braking International Whole Vehicle Type Approval System (IWVTA) International Whole Vehicle Type Approval UN Regulation No. 0 on uniform provisions concerning the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval Notes submitted by the chair of the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear regarding the enforcement provisions of the supplements to UN R13-H, including mandatory electronic stability controls (ESC) and brake assist systems (BAS). GRRF-72-0029
GRRF-72-30
Regulation No. 13H - Status of supplements and transitional provisions (Russia)
25 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Light-Duty Vehicle Braking Light Vehicle Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars with regard to Braking Russian submission reviewing the supplements to UN R13-H, their transtional provisions and lead times before entry into force. GRRF-72-0030
GRRF-72-31
Summary of decisions on documents considered at the 72nd GRRF session
06 Mar 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Status of documents considered during the February 2012 session of the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear. GRRF-72-0031
GRRF-72-A
Australian National Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020 (ATC)
30 Mar 2012 Working Party Reference The National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020 aims to set out a path for national action on reducing fatal and serious injury crashes on Australian roads. (This document was mentioned verbally, but not submitted to the GRRF session. We provide it here for your convenience.) GRRF-72-A
GRRF/2011/35/Rev.1
Proposal for Supplement 14 to the 00 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13-H (CLEPA and OICA)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Light-Duty Vehicle Braking Light Vehicle Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars with regard to Braking GRRF/2011/35/Rev.1
GRRF/2012/1
Annotated provisional agenda for the 72nd GRRF session
28 Nov 2011 Working Party Agenda GRRF/2012/0001
GRRF/2012/1/Add.1
Addenda to the provisional annotated agenda of the 72nd GRRF session
23 Jan 2012 Working Party Agenda GRRF/2012/0001/Add.1
GRRF/2012/2
Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Alternative Method for the Assessment of EVSC Systems AMEVSC This effort aimed to introduce into Regulation No. 13 an alternative method to assess the vehicle stability function of heavy-duty motor vehicles through the use of simulations. Proposal by the informal group on Alternative Method Electronic Vehicle Stability Control (AMEVSC) to clarify the requirements of Regulation No. 13 regarding the use of simulation, specifically in the Appendices 1, 2 and 3 of Annex 21. GRRF/2012/0002
GRRF/2012/3
Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 90 (FEMFM)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Replacement Brake Linings, Discs, and Drums Replacement Brake Components Uniform provisions concerning the approval of replacement brake lining assemblies, drum brake linings and discs and drums for power-driven vehicles and their trailers GRRF/2012/0003
GRRF/2012/4
Proposal for Supplement 17 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 30 (ETRTO and JATMA)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers Submission from France proposing changes in the definition of the measuring rim for C1, C2 and C3 tyres. GRRF/2012/0004
GRRF/2012/5
Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (France)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal 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 GRRF/2012/0005
GRRF/2012/6
Proposal for Supplement 17 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 30 (ETRTO)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers GRRF/2012/0006
GRRF/2012/7
Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13 (CLEPA)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking GRRF/2012/0007
GRRF/2012/8
Terms of Reference for the informal group on Automated Connections between Vehicles
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Fully Automated Coupling Systems Fully Automated Couplings Not applicable. This project envisions amendments to UNECE R13 and R55. GRRF/2012/0008
GRRF/2012/9
Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13 (EC)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking GRRF/2012/0009
GRRF/2012/10
Proposal for Corrigendum 4 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal 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 GRRF/2012/0010
GRRF/2012/11
Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13 (Germany)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Text prepared by Germany to clarify that an electromechanical transmission device is allowed in addition to an electrical or a hydraulic transmission device within electrical braking systems. GRRF/2012/0011
GRRF/2012/12
Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 11 series of amendments to Regulation No. 13 (Denmark, IRU, and NVF)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Formal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking GRRF/2012/0012
GRRF/2012/13
Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 02 Series of Amendments to Regulation No. 64 (OICA)
09 Dec 2011 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. Commercial Vehicle Tyres CV Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers GRRF/2012/0013
GRRF/2012/14
Proposal for amendments to Regulations Nos. 13 and 13-H (OICA)
05 Jan 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Location and Identification of Hand Controls, Tell-tales and Indicators Hand Controls, Tell-tales and Indicators Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Location and Identification of Hand Controls, Tell-tales and Indicators GRRF/2012/0014