Working Party
Session 57 | Geneva | 5-7 Feb 2013
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GRB/55
Report of the GRB on its 57th session
05 Mar 2013 Working Party Report Report of the Working Party on Noise from its February 2013 session. GRB-2013-0055
GRB-57-01
Corrigenda to document GRB/2013/3 (Russia)
22 Dec 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 Corrections to the proposal from the Russian Federation to elaborate on the concept of tyre deceleration (dω/dt) in the test technology. GRB-57-0001
GRB-57-02
Rationale against amending UN Regulation 117 test track provisions (ETRTO)
07 Jan 2013 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 Response to the proposal to update references to the permissible test tracks (document GRB/2013/2), arguing that the change from ISO 10844:1994 to ISO 10844:2011 is unnecessary since it does not change the test method to measure the tyre rolling noise. GRB-57-0002
GRB-57-03
Proposal to amend the document GRB/2012/11 (ETRTO)
17 Jan 2013 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 Amendments to the proposal to amend the snow test method for C3 tyres in order to prescribe the wider of the possible speed ranges. Corrects wording to replace “blocking differential” with “differential lock” and mandatory use of differential lock in certain cases. GRB-57-0003
GRB-57-04
OICA comments on the draft Design Principles for ADAS Control Systems (OICA)
22 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Intelligent Transport Systems ITS Comments on the proposed guidelines to avoid driver confusion in interaction with vehicle warnings, especially in safety-related automatic driver assist systems. GRB-57-0004
GRB-57-05
UN R51: China is finding common solutions for M1 and N1 sub-categories (CATARC)
28 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Presentation aimed at resolving differences in vehicle categorizations used around the world. GRB-57-0005
GRB-57-06
UN R51: Chinese suggestions on subcategories of commercial vehicles (CATARC)
28 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-57-0006
GRB-57-07
UN R51: Sub-categories table suggestion from China (CATARC)
28 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-57-0007
GRB-57-08
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
30 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) The proposal concerns specifications on category G of road tractors, extracting from and revising document GRB/2012/12 pursuant to discussions from the last Working Party on Noise session. GRB-57-0008
GRB-57-09
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
30 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) The proposal concerns specifications on the formulation of requirements on noise, revising the earlier document GRB/2012/12 pursuant to discussions from the last Working Party on Noise session. GRB-57-0009
GRB-57-10
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
30 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Updated tables for proposed vehicle internal noise limits, revising document GRB/2012/12 pursuant to discussions from the last Working Party on Noise session. GRB-57-0010
GRB-57-11
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
30 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) The proposal concerns modification of the method of measuring vehicle internal noise and revises document GRB/2012/12 pursuant to discussions from the last Working Party on Noise session. GRB-57-0011
GRB-57-12
UN Regulation No. 63: Acronyms and Abbreviations (IMMA)
30 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise IMMA contribution towards the World Forum project to codify and harmonize technical terms and abbreviations used across its regulations. GRB-57-0012
GRB-57-13
Proposal of amendments to document GRB/2013/4 (China)
31 Jan 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Proposal of two options for inserting provisions on tire dimensions into the amendment proposed in document GRB/2013/4 to revise the Annex 3 test procedures and interpretation of resulting data. GRB-57-0013
GRB-57-14
Additional Sound Emission Provisions for UN Regulations Nos. 9, 63 and 92 (EC)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems for Motorcycles Motorcycle RESS Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Non-Original Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems (RESS) for Motorcycles, Mopeds and Three-wheeled Vehicles Notice of the European Union's intention to accede to UN Regulation No. 41 and the possible accession to Regulations 9, 63, and 92. The EC requests GRB input before deciding whether to pursue a separate legislative process to establish new provisions for these related noise rules. GRB-57-0014
GRB-57-15
Feasibility of a "noise profiling test" for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles (EC)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Proposal to open discussions on a new test procedure and possibly noise-labeling requirements for electric-mode vehicles to ensure that approaching vehicle audible systems designed to enhance the safety of pedestrians, including the blind, do not negate the benefits of noise reduction. GRB-57-0015
GRB-57-16
Proposal for amendments to Regulations Nos. 28, 51, 59 and 117 (OICA)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems 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 Text prepared by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) in order to introduce the concept of “revision of approvals” in the regulations under GRB responsibility. GRB-57-0016
GRB-57-17
Proposal for amendments to add Transitional Provisions to Regulation No. 51.03 (OICA)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions The transitional provisions in GRB/2012/08 are not in line with the latest UN Guidelines on Transitional Provisions. This proposal updates the transitional provisions and adds two amendments specifically applicable for UN Regulation No. 51. GRB-57-0017
GRB-57-18
Proposal for a list of Acronyms and Abbreviations to Regulation No. 51 (OICA)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions List of acronyms and abbreviations contained in Regulation No. 51 prepared by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA). GRB-57-0018
GRB-57-19
OICA position on Vehicle Classification, Limits and Dates in UN Regulation No. 51.03 (OICA)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions This document presents the OICA position on vehicle classification, limits and dates in UN Regulation No. 51.03 (draft consolidated version presented in document GRB/2012/8). GRB-57-0019
GRB-57-20
Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 51.02 (OICA)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Text prepared by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) in order to incorporate the latest stage of relevant ISO standards in UN Regulation No. 51, Revision 2. GRB-57-0020
GRB-57-21
Additional Clarifications for the Document GRB/2012/5 (Russia)
05 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Russian response to IMMA's reservations concerning the definition and use of the terms "sound" and "noise" in Regulation No. 41 and other UN Regulations relating to noise. GRB-57-0021
GRB-57-22
Japanese proposal on R51 limit values: Rationale for N2 and M3 thresholds (JASIC)
06 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Presentation in support of Japan's noise limit values proposal (document GRB/2012/7). GRB-57-0022
GRB-57-23
Vehicle Noise: Analysis of Swiss database and EC, Germany, and Japan noise proposals (FOEN)
06 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-57-0023
GRB-57-24
GRB-related candidate items for technical regulations applicable to IWVTA (EC)
06 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents 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 Presentation on objectives of the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval initiative and review of UN Regulations under the purview of GRB that could figure into the IWVTA system. GRB-57-0024
GRB-57-25
Long Way to the Rolling Resistance Norms 2003-2013
06 Feb 2013 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 Presentation on the development of tire rolling resistance standards by the GRRF and GRB. GRB-57-0025
GRB-57-26
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
06 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Presentation in support of Russian proposals on specifications for category G road tractors, formulation of requirements on noise, modification of the method for measuring vehicle internal noise, and recommended permissible levels of vehicle internal noise. GRB-57-0026
GRB-57-27
Draft proposal of amendments to Regulation No. 59 (CLEPA)
07 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems Proposal for additional sound emission provisions (ASEP) to align UN R59 with parallel amendments to the main vehicle noise regulation, UN R51. GRB-57-0027
GRB-57-28
Reducing Vehicle Noise Emissions: Update on the new EU Commission legislative proposal (EC)
07 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions GRB-57-0028
GRB-57-29
Report to the GRB on the 2nd QRTV informal group session (EC)
07 Feb 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. GRB-57-0029
GRB/2013/1
Annotated provisional agenda for the 57th session of the GRB
05 Dec 2012 Working Party Agenda GRB/2013/0001
GRB/2013/2
Proposal for 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117
20 Nov 2012 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 Proposal by the Chair and Vice-Chair of GRB to allow the use of the test track complying with ISO 10844:2011 in a new series of amendments to the UN R117. This is based upon document GRB-56-20 from the previous GRB session. GRB/2013/0002
GRB/2013/3
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (Russia)
20 Nov 2012 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 Proposal from the Russian Federation to elaborate on the concept of tyre deceleration (dω/dt) in the test technology. The proposal is based on informal document GRB-56-02 from the previous GRB session. GRB/2013/0003
GRB/2013/4
Proposal for Supplement 9 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (China)
20 Nov 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Proposed revisions to the Annex 3 test procedures and interpretation of resulting data. This is based upon informal document GRB-56-06. GRB/2013/0004
GRB/2013/5
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO and UK)
20 Nov 2012 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 Proposal to update noise test-track requirements from ISO 19844:1994 to ISO 10844:2011 and incorporates transitional provisions to allow repaving of existing, non-compliant test tracks with the ISO 10844:2011 standards. This supersedes document GRB/2012/9. GRB/2013/0005