Working Party
Session 65 | Geneva | 15-17 Feb 2017
Latest document posted on 8 Mar 2017
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GRB/63
Report of the GRB on its 65th session
08 Mar 2017 Working Party Report GRB-2017-0063
GRB-65-01
Proposal for correction to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/62 (Germany)
27 Jan 2017 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 Correction to paragraph 6.2.2. "Sound level limits" to add a reference specifically to paragraph 3.1 of Annex 3 in order to ensure interpretation of the sound limit values as application only "noise in motion" and not to "stationary noise". This aligns the 02 and 03 series texts. GRB-65-0001
GRB-65-02
China research on M3 subcategories under UN Regulation No. 51-03 series (China and CATARC)
02 Feb 2017 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-65-0002
GRB-65-03/Rev.1
Proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) (Russia)
17 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Proposal to replace the use of metric "tonnes" with measurements in kilograms in the definitions of vehicle categories and mass. GRB-65-0003/Rev.1
GRB-65-04
Proposal to introduce provisions for indoor testing under UN Regulation No. 51 (ISO)
02 Feb 2017 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 including indoor testing as an alternative to type approval tests of Annex 3 to Regulation No. 51 in accordance with ISO 26101:2012 and ISO 362-3. GRB-65-0004
GRB-65-05
EU Regulation on AVAS requirements (EC)
03 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Presentation on the current European Commission draft proposal for the transposition of UN R138 regarding "quiet road transport vehicles" into EU law. The draft would require the audible alert signal to be activated at vehicle start-up, but would allow for use of a pause function activated by the driver. A fuller set of documents was provided for the <a href="https://circabc.europa.eu/w/browse/79af0476-e923-44de-9ca2-7961ab15beca" target="_blank" class="orange">64th Technical Committee-Motor Vehicles session</a>. GRB-65-0005
GRB-65-06
Preliminary study on reversing alarms: Situation of Japan (Japan and JASIC)
06 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning GRB-65-0006
GRB-65-07/Rev.1
Reverse Alarm of M- and N-Vehicles: Consensus of Japan and Germany (BMVI)
08 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning 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 Proposal to pursue harmonization of reversing alarm requirements through the establishment of a new UN Regulation in order to promote safety and address noise concerns. GRB-65-0007/Rev.1
GRB-65-08
General information and WP.29 highlights for the 65th GRB session
08 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents GRB-65-0008
GRB-65-09
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 63 (EC)
08 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Proposal to clarify the text of the regulation, update provisions in line with Supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments (WP.29/2015/64), and to align its provisions with those of UN R41 and R51, including:<ol class="alpha"><li>replace the term "two wheeled moped" with "L<sub>1</sub> category vehicle";</li><li>replace the term "moped" with "vehicle";</li><li>replace the term "noise" by "sound" except for its use related to background noise;</li><li>replace "noise made by" with "sound emitted by";</li><li>specify in each use of the term "speed" whether the reference is to engine speed or vehicle speed;</li><li>add definition for "rated engine speed" in addition to "rated maximum net power";</li><li>add definitions for "reference mass" and "test mass";</li><li>add definition for "maximum vehicle speed";</li><li>add the words “or electronically” and “rider selectable” to paragraph 6.3.2. to cover electronically adjustable exhaust or silencing systems;</li><li>allow the use of in-motion testing in addition to stationary testing in Annex 1 and add the necessary data reporting provisions in Annex 3 similar to provisions under UN R41 04 series;</li><li>update references to ISO standards; and</li><li>add sub-paragraphs to Annex 3, paragraph 5.2. to hinder tampering.</li></ol> GRB-65-0009
GRB-65-10
Proposal for correction to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (France)
09 Feb 2017 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 for clarifications, including the applicability of certain provisions, in Annex 3: Methods and instruments for measuring the sound made by motor vehicles. GRB-65-0010
GRB-65-11
Proposal for correction to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 41 (France)
09 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Proposal to correct Annex 3, paragraph 1.4.1. of the French version of the regulation to align with the original English text. GRB-65-0011
GRB-65-12
Proposals for interpretation of Regulation No. 51-03 (France)
09 Feb 2017 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 for discussion of specific technical questions concerning the application of UN 51 test procedures. GRB-65-0012
GRB-65-13
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 28 on reversing audible warning devices (Turkey)
10 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning 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 Draft proposal to incorporate provisions for reverse audible warning devices for [M2], [N2], N3 and M3 vehicles. GRB-65-0013
GRB-65-14
Reversing audible warning devices for M- and N-vehicles (Turkey)
10 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning 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 Presentation of Turkey's proposals for revering audible warning devices, including provisions for multiple sound levels and pause functions. GRB-65-0014
GRB-65-15
GRB subjects for the future
22 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Table prepared by the GRB chair of possible subjects for the future development of noise regulations. GRB-65-0015
GRB-65-16
Study on Euro 5 sound level limits of L-category vehicles (EC, EMISIA, Ricardo, and TNO)
10 Feb 2017 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 Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Status report on the European Commission program to investigate the potential for new sound limits of L-category vehicles at Euro 5 step and make a justified proposal. GRB-65-0016
GRB-65-16/Add.1
Addendum to the EC presentation on the study on Euro 5 sound level limits of L-category vehicles (EC)
13 Feb 2017 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 Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Additional materials covering task force topics and possible time frame for EC proposal on Euro 5 sound limits. GRB-65-0016/Add.1
GRB-65-17
Additional information on reversing alarms (Netherlands)
13 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning 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 Netherlands proposal in response to the initiative from Germany and Japan to standardize and limit the sound emission from Reversing Alarms (documents 64-05, 64-06, 65-06 and 65-07) to amend the requirements, including the use a “white noise alarm” instead of a “tonal noise alarm”. GRB-65-0017
GRB-65-18
Proposal for amendment to Regulation No. 41-04 (IMMA)
13 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Proposal to delete category L<sub>4</sub> vehicles from the scope of the regulation. Motorcycles with a side car (L4 category vehicles) should be tested in a state that is designed to be operated on the road (i.e. the side car fitted to the vehicle) using the test procedures of UN Regulation No. 9. Since UN Regulation No. 41.04 does not cover motorcycles with a side car, this text should be deleted in order to avoid any potential misunderstandings. GRB-65-0018
GRB-65-19
Reversing alarms (Korea and KOTSA)
13 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Audible Reversing Warning Systems Reversing Warning 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 Information on back-up accidents in Korea and proposal for scope and content of new requirements for reversing warning alarms. GRB-65-0019
GRB-65-20
Labelling road surfaces - benefits and necessity (Netherlands)
13 Feb 2017 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 Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling Information on work in the Netherlands to implement noise-level labeling for roads (in a format similar to that used in Europe for labeling energy efficiency of household appliances). GRB-65-0020
GRB-65-21
Labelling road surfaces - numerical substantiation (Netherlands)
13 Feb 2017 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 Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling Explanation of Netherlands interest in labeling of road surfaces, in particular as a means to encourage reductions in rolling resistance. GRB-65-0021
GRB-65-22
Labelling road surfaces (Netherlands)
13 Feb 2017 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 Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling Paper presented at a Dutch Infra Congress 2016 held on 23 June 2016 concerning the potential benefits of a road labelling system. GRB-65-0022
GRB-65-22/Add.1
Presentation on labelling of road surfaces for noise performance (Netherlands)
17 Feb 2017 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 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 Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling GRB-65-0022/Add.1
GRB-65-23
Proposal for a new Supplement to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 138 (OICA)
13 Feb 2017 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal to amend the wording of the transitional provisions as drafted for the 01 series to Regulation No. 138 (document WP.29/2017/7 for the March 2017 WP.29 session, prohibiting the AVAS pause function) with the guidelines for these provisions as established by Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement. GRB-65-0023
GRB-65-24
Progress report of the ASEP II informal working group
16 Feb 2017 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-65-0024
GRB-65-25
Presentation on the ASEP II informal group proposal for Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
16 Feb 2017 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 Explanation of the proposals contained in documents GRB/2017/2 and GRB-65-26. GRB-65-0025
GRB-65-26
Proposal to amend the draft Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
16 Feb 2017 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 ASEP II informal group amendments to document GRB/2017/2. See document GRB-65-25 for additional explanations. GRB-65-0026
GRB-65-27
Push and Pull for Noise Emission Reduction from Road Traffic in the Netherlands and EU (Netherlands)
17 Feb 2017 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 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 legal requirements (push) and public education/incentivization (pull) strategies to decrease road noise levels. The presentation especially addresses the Dutch interest in a road labeling system for rating road surface noise levels. GRB-65-0027
GRB/2017/1
Annotated provisional agenda for the 65th GRB session
22 Nov 2016 Working Party Agenda GRB/2017/0001
GRB/2017/2
Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
02 Dec 2016 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 See document GRB-65-25 for detailed explanation. GRB/2017/0002