Session 83 | Geneva | 23-27 Jan 2017
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Proposal for an amendment of Regulation No. 13 (Netherlands)
GRRF/2017/2 14 Nov 2016 Working Party Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Proposal to delete a redundant requirement. The paragraphs 2.2. and 2.2.1. are superfluous since paragraph 5.2.2.13. already requires all O4 trailers to be equipped with Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) of Category A. GRRF/2017/0002
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 55
GRRF/2017/3 14 Nov 2016 Working Party Mechanical Coupling Components Mechanical Couplings Uniform provisions concerning the approval of mechanical coupling components of combinations of vehicles UN R55 informal group proposal for:<ol class="alpha"><li>An amendment for the separation of the procedures to verify towable mass from the procedure of setting and certifying performance values;</li><li>An amendment that adds procedures to verify towable mass for vehicle combinations that have hitherto not been accounted for in the Regulation;</li><li>Amendments that adds integrated fixing points for secondary couplings;</li><li>An amendment that clarifies the procedure to identify worst cases for certification testing;</li><li>Amendments that removes typos in the current Regulation.</li></ol><i>Please note that, under paragraph 3.4 regarding "Combination 4", the Clevis coupling formula should read "D<sub>C</sub>" rather than "D" as shown.</i> GRRF/2017/0003
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 54 (ETRTO)
GRRF/2017/4 11 Nov 2016 Working Party Commercial Vehicle Tyres CV Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers Proposal to add specifications for tyre sizes 33x11.50R20LT, 35x11.50R17LT, 37x13.50R26LT, 36x15.50R20LT and 40x15.50R26LT. GRRF/2017/0004
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 106 (ETRTO)
GRRF/2017/5 15 Nov 2016 Working Party Tires for Agricultural Vehicles Agricultural Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Agricultural Vehicles and their Trailers Regulation No. 106 contains standardized tyre sizes, which often need to be updated, following the technical progress. In order to accelerate the update process of the Regulation and limit the number of amendments, it is proposed to insert in a new Resolution the standardized sizes and to refer to this Resolution in Annex 5. As a temporary solution to assess the effectiveness of such proposal, the Annex 5 of Regulation No. 106 will be kept as it is with no further updates. After a trial period of approximately two years and upon confirmation of effectiveness, the complete Annex 5 of Regulation No. 106 would be transferred to this Resolution on Tyre Sizes. GRRF/2017/0005
Proposal for a new Resolution on Tyre Sizes (ETRTO)
GRRF/2017/6 11 Nov 2016 Working Party 1958 Agreement 1958 Agreement Agreement Concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of these Prescriptions Tires for Agricultural Vehicles Agricultural Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Agricultural Vehicles and their Trailers Regulation No. 106 contains standardized tyre sizes which often need to be updated in line with technological progress. In order to accelerate the update process of the Regulation and limit the number of amendments, it is proposed to insert in a new Resolution the newly standardized sizes and to refer to this Resolution in Annex 5. As a temporary solution to assess the effectiveness of such proposal, the Annex 5 of Regulation No. 106 will be kept as it is with no further updates. After a trial period of approximately two years and upon confirmation of effectiveness, the complete Annex 5 of Regulation No. 106 would be transferred to this Resolution on Tyre Sizes. GRRF/2017/0006
Proposal for Corrigendum to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO)
GRRF/2017/7 11 Nov 2016 Working Party 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 correct a type in Annex 7- Appendix 2, Part 2, Paragraph 5 where the snow group index should read "1.00", not "100" as appeared erroneously in the adopted text. GRRF/2017/0007
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 79 (EC)
GRRF/2017/8 11 Nov 2016 Working Party Steering Equipment Steering Equipment Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to Steering Equipment Proposal to amend the annex on complex electronic systems, in particular, to require auditing of the methodologies used to ensure system safety at both concept and system level. Concept level specifically requires consideration of interaction with other vehicle systems. GRRF/2017/0008
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 106 (ETRTO)
GRRF/2017/9 11 Nov 2016 Working Party Tires for Agricultural Vehicles Agricultural Tires Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Agricultural Vehicles and their Trailers Proposal to:<ol class="alpha"><li>Align definitions and contents of paragraphs with the other tyre regulations (UN R30, R54, R117, etc.);</li><li>Include a definition of "Manufacturer" extracted from the resolution "R.E.3";</li><li>Adopt a common definition and use of the terms "Manufacturer’s name"," Brand name", "Trademark", "Trade description" and "Commercial name" and their links;<li>Clarify which markings shall be moulded on both sidewalls of the tyre; and those which shall be moulded on one sidewall only;</li><li>Add information in the certificate to clarify the relationship with the certified products;</li><li>Align definitions with Regulation EU 167/2013 which defines vehicles in category S as "interchangeable towed equipment" and includes tread patterns for ‘implement traction tyres’ that consist of blocks rather than lugs or cleats;</li><li>Eliminate redundant marking requirements with the requirement for "@kPa" markings effective from 1 September 2017;</li><li>Clarify the inflation pressure to be used for measurements and tests and related tyre markings;</li><li>Align the current rules for calculating the dimensional limits in accordance with ISO, all major tyre standards, and as proposed for UN R30, R54, and R75;</li></ol> GRRF/2017/0009