GRE
Session 76 | Geneva | 25-28 Oct 2016
4. Simplification of lighting and light-signalling Regulations
GRE-75-06 | Status of pending GRE proposals with regard to the simplification of lighting regulations
GRE/2016/30 | Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 4, 6, 7, 23, 38, 50, 77, 87, 91 and 119 This proposal removes the requirement to indicate the rated wattage in the marking of lamps equipped with electronic light source control gear and/or non-replaceable light sources and/or light source module(s). From an electronic point of view, the information of the wattage brings no benefit and is confusing if the same module is used in different systems and at different wattages.
GRE/2016/32 | Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 19, 98, 112, 113 and 123 This collective amendment on the stability of photometric performance during the heat test, with particular reference to the movement of the cut-off line, clarifies the test cycle and also aligns the requirements of Regulations Nos. 19, 98, 112, 113 and 123. In addition to resolving problems of interpretation presented by the current text, this collective amendment will assist the Informal Working Group "Simplification of Lighting and Light-Signalling Regulations" in drafting the new simplified Regulations which is underway.
GRE/2016/25 | Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 98, 112 and 123 Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments to UN R 98, 112, and 123 deleted the measurement point HV from the photometric requirement table. The HV measurement point, however, remains a requirement for checking photometric stability. This proposal removes the HV measurement point from the photometric stability requirements for the passing beam. The HV measurement point remains a valid for the driving beam.
GRE/2016/31 | Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 7, 23, 38, 48, 77, 91 and 119 The current requirements on light source failure in lamps equipped with multiple light sources differ across UN Regulations. GTB submitted and then withdrew a proposal to align these requirements (GRE/2016/13). This updated proposal improves upon the text of the previous proposal to refine the requirements for lamps equipped with several light sources, including in systems fitted with an operating tell-tale that indicates the failure of any one of these light sources. In the case of failure of any one light source in a single lamp containing more than one light source, either the light intensity must comply with the minimum intensity required in the table of standard light distribution in space or, for lamps used in systems where a tell-tale indicates the failure of any one of the light sources, the light intensity in the axis of reference must be at least 50 per cent of the minimum intensity required.
GRE/2016/34 | Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 19, 98, 112, 113 and 123 This collective amendment extends the usage of LED light sources of UN R128 to front lighting Regulations Nos. 19, 98, 112, 113 and 123 (as presented in the previous session document GRE-75-14). The proposal would allow for the use of regulated replaceable LED light sources according to Regulation No. 128 in all applications where the use of LED modules is already permitted.
GRE-76-07 | Correction to document GRE/2016/31 Correction to the proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 7, 23, 38, 48, 77, 91 and 119. Since the cornering lamp projects a beam to the left and right of the reference axis, it is not relevant to check the photometric values in the reference axis (HV). Therefore, the test point at 2.5°D, 45°L or R shall be used.
GRE-76-13 | Upcoming changes to Regulation No. 128 related to LED Light Sources for Forward Lighting Applications The collective amendment presented in GRE/2016/34 extends the usage of LED light sources of UN R128 to front lighting Regulations Nos. 19, 98, 112, 113 and 123. The introduction of LED light source categories under UN R128 for forward lighting applications (front fog, low beam, high beam, AFS) is planned for 2017. This presentation explains the plans, timeline, and dependencies GTB proposes to address through the collective amendment, especially within the context of the simplification of lighting regulations program.
GRE-76-22/Rev.1 | Revision of document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/31 Revised proposal (removing the section on UN R48 and incorporating corrections noted in document GRE-76-07) to refine the requirements for lamps equipped with several light sources, including in systems fitted with an operating tell-tale that indicates the failure of any one of these light sources. In the case of failure of any one light source in a single lamp containing more than one light source, either the light intensity must comply with the minimum intensity required in the table of standard light distribution in space or, for lamps used in systems where a tell-tale indicates the failure of any one of the light sources, the light intensity in the axis of reference must be at least 50 per cent of the minimum intensity required. This collective amendment addresses Regulations Nos. 7, 23, 38, 77, 91 and 119. The proposals concerning UN R48 will be resubmitted for consideration during the 77th GRE session.
GRE-76-23 | Simplification of Lighting and Light-Signalling Regulations: status update and next steps
GRE-76-24/Rev.1 | Simplification of Lighting and Light-Signalling Regulations: application of the Unique Identifier (UI)
GRE-76-11 | Exchange of communications between the secretariat and OLA Exchange of communications between the secretariat and the UN Office of Legal Affairs concerning the simplification of lighting and light-signalling Regulations (SLR). GRE proposed to consolidate around 30 Regulations on different individual lighting and light-signalling devices (lamps) into three new Regulations (forward lighting, light-signalling, and retro-reflective devices). OLA provides general comments in response to GRE questions intended to ensure that the selected approach respects the legal and administrative requirements of UN treaties and specifically the 1958 Agreement.
WP.29/2013/68 | Proposal for Supplement 15 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation 3 Proposal to update the Conformity of Production provisions.
WP.29/2013/69 | Proposal for Supplement 17 to Regulation No. 4 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production requirements (CoP).
WP.29/2013/71 | Proposal for Supplement 25 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production requirements (CoP).
WP.29/2013/72 | Proposal for Supplement 23 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 7 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/75 | Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 19 Proposal to complete the deletion of distributed lighting systems (DLS), or rather light generators, from the regulation and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements
WP.29/2013/76 | Proposal for Supplement 20 to Regulation No. 23 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/79 | Proposal for Supplement 17 to Regulation No. 38 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/83 | Proposal for Supplement 17 to Regulation No. 50 Proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources.
WP.29/2013/85 | Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 69 GRE proposal to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/86 | Proposal for Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 70 GRE proposal to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/87 | Proposal for Supplement 17 to Regulation No. 77 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources, and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/88 | Proposal for Supplement 18 to Regulation No. 87 GRE proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/89 | Proposal for Supplement 16 to Regulation No. 91 Proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2013/90 | Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 98 Proposal to amend the provisions concerning the heat test requirements for Conformity of Production (CoP), to complete the deletion of distributed lighting systems (DLS) (light generators) from the regulations, and to update the general CoP requirements.
WP.29/2013/92 | Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 112 Proposal to amend the provisions concerning the heat test requirements for Conformity of Production and to otherwise update the CoP requirements.
WP.29/2013/93 | Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 113 Proposal to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements and to correct provisions on bend lighting for motorcycles recently adopted by WP.29 as Supplement 2 (document WP.29/2012/83).
WP.29/2013/94 | Proposal for Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 119 Proposal to insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources and to update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements.
WP.29/2014/31 | Proposal for the new 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 27 Proposal to clarify the Conformity of Production requirements.
WP.29/2014/32 | Proposal for Supplement 9 to Regulation No. 65 Proposal to clarify the Conformity of Production requirements.
GRE/2013/55/Rev.1 | Proposal for collective amendments to Regulations Nos. 3, 4, 6, 7, 19, 23, 38, 50, 77, 87, 91, 98, 104, 112, 113, 119 and 123 Proposal to reference the compliance requirements for installation contained in Regulations Nos. 48, 53, 72 and 86 into the Regulations 3, 4, 6, 7, 19, 23, 38, 50, 77, 87, 91, 98, 104, 112, 113, 119 and 123. This proposal is a revised version of document GRE/2013/55 discussed during the October 2013 GRE session.
GRE/2014/3 | Proposal for Collective amendments to Regulations Nos. 4, 6, 7, 19, 23, 38, 45, 50, 65, 77, 87, 91, 98, 104, 112, 113, 119 and 123 Text prepared by the International Automotive Lighting and Light Signalling Expert Group (GTB) to clarify the definition of "type", with regard to manufacturer, trade names and marks and to introduce editorial improvements to the requirements for markings. Although documents GRE/2013/45 and GRE-70-02 were adopted by GRE at its last (70th) session, this proposal consolidates the amendments and offers editorial improvements to the provisions concerning markings in Regulations Nos. 19, 23, 38, 65 and 119. These editorial improvements aim to clarify that the devices, and not only the samples, shall bear the trade name or mark and align the requirements with the other correctly worded regulations to avoid misunderstanding.
GRE/2015/7 | Proposal for Supplement 27 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 Proposal to correct an error in Supplement 24 to the 01 series of amendments (document WP.29/2013/14 adopted by the Forum during its March 2013 session). During the compilation of the collective amendment (GRE-68-02-Rev.2), necessary changes to Regulation No. 6 were overlooked. This amendment proposes to align the treatment of categories 1, 1a and 1b with other categories and devices.
GRE/2015/16 | Proposal for Supplement 7 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 112 Correction of errors found in the references to “left-hand traffic” and “right-hand traffic” in the text and associated diagrams of Annex 2 of the regulation.
GRE/2015/23 | Proposal for a corrigendum to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 112 Proposal to correct an inconsistency between the regulation text and Figure B of Annex 3.
GRE/2016/11 | Proposal for Supplement 26 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 and Supplement 24 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 7 Proposal to align the text in the header row of the table in paragraph 6.1 (light emitted by the lamps) with the definitions used in Regulation No. 48 for the installation of "single lamps", "lamps marked D" and "interdependent lamps".
GRE/2016/14 | Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 19, 45, 98, 112, 113 and 123 Proposal to amend the formula for the dirt mixture used in testing to address an error introduced by Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments to UN R45 where the specified quantity of "2 ± 1 parts by weight" of surfactant results in invalid testing. The correct specification should be "2 ± 1 drops" of surfactant. While GTB notes that the specification should eventually be incorporated differently under the pending simplification of lighting regulations, the organization strongly urges amending UN R45 as quickly as possible.
GRE/75 | Report of the GRE on its 75th session
7. (d) Regulation No. 50 (Position, stop, direction indicators lamps for mopeds and motorcycles)
GRE/2016/20 | Proposal for Supplement 27 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 and Supplement 19 to the original series of amendments to Regulation No. 50 Pursuant to interpretation issues raised by Germany at the seventy-fifth session of GRE, a Task Force on Sequential Activaton was established to clarify the meaning of the "one continuous line" requirement in paragraph 5.6.<notextile>(c)</notextile> of Regulation No. 6. The task force proposes to clarify the type definition and reduce the need for dividing sequential direction indicators into different types. This proposal revises the text to be more technology-neutral, removing specifications on how light sources are activated to focus on the visual performance as sequential lighting. The amendment of sub-paragraph 5.6.<notextile>(c)</notextile> of UN R6 clarifies what kind of vertical movement is not allowed in the sequential direction indicators, proposing a new new term "vertical oscillations" instead of the current wording "repeating alternation in the vertical direction". The meaning is that not more than one change of direction upwards or downwards along the vertical axis is possible. The "continuous signal" is also defined in sub-paragraph 5.6.<notextile>(c)</notextile> of Regulation No. 6. The allowed distance between adjacent or tangential distinct parts has yet to be defined. TF-SA could not find a consensus about the distance (in mm) before the deadline for submitting official working documents to the seventy-sixth session of GRE. Thus, the value is still marked between square brackets, leaving the final decision to GRE. Before the seventy-sixth session of GRE, TF-SA experts are going to investigate what the suitable value would be. The idea of TF-SA is that the sequential direction indicator should produce a visually clear and continuous signal when viewed by an observer from a 10 m distance. The same amendments as in paragraph 5.6. of the UN R6 are also proposed to paragraph 6.8. of Regulation No. 50 for L-category vehicles. Unlike paragraph 1.3. of Regulation No. 6, paragraph 2.2. of Regulation No. 50 does not define the sequential activation as a type differentiation criterion. Therefore, amendments to paragraph 2.2. of Regulation No. 50 are not necessary.
GRE-76-05 | Comments on document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/21 India comments on the proposal to enable the approval of sequential activation of light sources of direction indicators lamps for motorcycles.
GRE-76-09 | Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/20 Proposal to amend the draft text concerning sequential activation of direction indicators. The amendments aim to ensure reasonable uniformity across direction indicators in order to reduce the risk of misinterpretation by other road users. The modifications proposed by the France replace the terms "apparent surface" and "continuous" with specific objective criteria.
GRE-76-10 | Additional justification to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/20 The justification for changes to sub-paragraphs 5.6.(e) of Regulation No. 6 and 6.8.(e) of Regulation No. 50 is missing from document GRE/2016/20. The Task Force on Sequential Activation of direction indicators wishes to note that the paragraphs were proposed by GTB and accepted by the Task Force to clarify the text without changing the current technical requirements.
GRE-76-15 | Proposal for Supplement 18 to Regulation No. 50
GRE-76-16 | Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/20 Proposal for changes to the draft Supplement 27 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 and Supplement 19 to the original series of amendments to Regulation No. 50
GRE-76-05
Comments on document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/21 (India)
15 Oct 2016 Working Party Informal Documents Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L India comments on the proposal to enable the approval of sequential activation of light sources of direction indicators lamps for motorcycles. GRE-76-0005
GRE-76-09
Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/20 (France)
20 Oct 2016 Working Party Informal Documents Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L Proposal to amend the draft text concerning sequential activation of direction indicators. The amendments aim to ensure reasonable uniformity across direction indicators in order to reduce the risk of misinterpretation by other road users. The modifications proposed by the France replace the terms "apparent surface" and "continuous" with specific objective criteria. GRE-76-0009
GRE-76-10
Additional justification to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/20
20 Oct 2016 Working Party Informal Documents Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L Direction Indicators Direction Indicators Uniform provisions concerning the approval of direction indicators for power-driven vehicles and their trailers The justification for changes to sub-paragraphs 5.6.(e) of Regulation No. 6 and 6.8.(e) of Regulation No. 50 is missing from document GRE/2016/20. The Task Force on Sequential Activation of direction indicators wishes to note that the paragraphs were proposed by GTB and accepted by the Task Force to clarify the text without changing the current technical requirements. GRE-76-0010
GRE-76-15
Proposal for Supplement 18 to Regulation No. 50 (IMMA)
25 Oct 2016 Working Party Informal Documents Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L GRE-76-0015
GRE-76-16
Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2016/20 (OICA)
25 Oct 2016 Working Party Informal Documents Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L Proposal for changes to the draft Supplement 27 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 and Supplement 19 to the original series of amendments to Regulation No. 50 GRE-76-0016
GRE/2016/20
Proposal for Supplement 27 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 6 and Supplement 19 to the original series of amendments to Regulation No. 50
10 Aug 2016 Working Party Formal Documents Direction Indicators Direction Indicators Uniform provisions concerning the approval of direction indicators for power-driven vehicles and their trailers Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L Pursuant to interpretation issues raised by Germany at the seventy-fifth session of GRE, a Task Force on Sequential Activaton was established to clarify the meaning of the "one continuous line" requirement in paragraph 5.6.<notextile>(c)</notextile> of Regulation No. 6. The task force proposes to clarify the type definition and reduce the need for dividing sequential direction indicators into different types. This proposal revises the text to be more technology-neutral, removing specifications on how light sources are activated to focus on the visual performance as sequential lighting. The amendment of sub-paragraph 5.6.<notextile>(c)</notextile> of UN R6 clarifies what kind of vertical movement is not allowed in the sequential direction indicators, proposing a new new term "vertical oscillations" instead of the current wording "repeating alternation in the vertical direction". The meaning is that not more than one change of direction upwards or downwards along the vertical axis is possible. The "continuous signal" is also defined in sub-paragraph 5.6.<notextile>(c)</notextile> of Regulation No. 6. The allowed distance between adjacent or tangential distinct parts has yet to be defined. TF-SA could not find a consensus about the distance (in mm) before the deadline for submitting official working documents to the seventy-sixth session of GRE. Thus, the value is still marked between square brackets, leaving the final decision to GRE. Before the seventy-sixth session of GRE, TF-SA experts are going to investigate what the suitable value would be. The idea of TF-SA is that the sequential direction indicator should produce a visually clear and continuous signal when viewed by an observer from a 10 m distance. The same amendments as in paragraph 5.6. of the UN R6 are also proposed to paragraph 6.8. of Regulation No. 50 for L-category vehicles. Unlike paragraph 1.3. of Regulation No. 6, paragraph 2.2. of Regulation No. 50 does not define the sequential activation as a type differentiation criterion. Therefore, amendments to paragraph 2.2. of Regulation No. 50 are not necessary. GRE/2016/0020
GRE/2016/30
Proposal for a collective amendment to Regulations Nos. 4, 6, 7, 23, 38, 50, 77, 87, 91 and 119 (GTB)
12 Aug 2016 Working Party Formal Documents Illumination of rear-registration plates of motor vehicles and their trailers Rear Plate Lighting Uniform provisions for the approval of devices for the illumination of rear registration plates of motor vehicles (except motor cycles)and their trailers Direction Indicators Direction Indicators Uniform provisions concerning the approval of direction indicators for power-driven vehicles and their trailers Position, Stop and End-outline Lamps Position, stop and end-outline lamps Uniform Provisions Concerncing the Approval of Front and Rear Position (Side) Lamps, Stop-Lamps and End-Outline Marker Lamps for Motor Vehicles (Except Motor Cycles)and their Trailers Reversing Lights Reversing Lights Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Reversing and Manoeuvring Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles and their Trailers Rear Fog Lamps Rear Fog Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Rear Fog Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles and their Trailers Position and Indicator Lamps for Motorcycles Motorcycle Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Front Position Lamps, Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration Plate Illuminating Devices for Vehicles of Category L Parking Lamps Parking Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Parking Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles Daytime Running Lamps Daytime Running Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Daytime Running Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles Side-Marker Lamps Side-Marker Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Side-Marker Lamps for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers Cornering Lamps Cornering Lamps Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Cornering Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles This proposal removes the requirement to indicate the rated wattage in the marking of lamps equipped with electronic light source control gear and/or non-replaceable light sources and/or light source module(s). From an electronic point of view, the information of the wattage brings no benefit and is confusing if the same module is used in different systems and at different wattages. GRE/2016/0030