Session 58 | Geneva | 8-11 Dec 2015
GRSP-58-14
Proposal for an 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 16 (Australia)
04 Dec 2015 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 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 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 Australia wishes to accept the new full-width rigid barrier crash test regulation (expected as UN R137) as an alternative to its ADR 69/00; however, Australia wishes to avoid possible confusion over the use of an airbag deactivation device (such as used to turn off an airbag when a child seat is used in the front seat). Therefore, Australia proposes to clarify the provisions of UN R16 to avoid misunderstandings or misuse of such devices along the lines of requirements found in Euro NCAP and US FMVSS 208. GRSP-58-0014