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Contracting Party
Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea is a Contracting Party to the 1958 and 1998 Agreements. Under the 1958 Agreement, Republic of Korea accepts type approvals for the regulations listed here, but does not issue type approvals of its own.

Please note that Korea’s regulatory system does not include type approvals or the mutual recognition of type approvals. While Korea applies the test procedures of certain UN Regulations, its acceptance of the 1958 Agreement is nominal.

UN(ECE) Regulations

Korea applies 21 UN Regulations.

Recent WP.29 Contributions from Korea

12 Mar
Test result on power loss of a gearbox for maximum power (EPPR-34-03)
[" Discussion under the <a href=\"https://globalautoregs.com/groups/67-eppr\">EPPR informal group</a> for a global technical regulation to establish inform procedures for the measurement of maximum engine power for motorcycles. See the <a href=\"https://wiki.unece.org/download/attachments/54429019/EPPR-22-15_S.Korea_Suggestions%20regarding%20Max.%20Power.pdf?api=v2\" target=\"_blank\">proposal by South Korea</a> for more details. Motorcycle Max Power Measurement of Motorcycle Max Power WP.29 Regulatory Project Measurement of Motorcycle Max Power"]
09 Mar
GTR 8: Request for authorization to develop an amendment (WP.29-180-15)
["Electronic stability control systems This regulation applies to all passenger and commercial vehicles (categories 1-1, 1-2,and 2) with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of <u>4,536 kilograms or less</u>. ESC Systems Electronic Stability Control Systems GTR No. 8 GTR No. 8", "Uniform provisions concerning the approval of passenger cars with regard to electronic stability control systems This regulation was established through the extraction of ESC provisions from UN Regulation 13-H. ESC Systems Electronic Stability Control Systems UN Regulation No. 140 UN R140"]
28 Feb
Head impact: HIT difference between simulation and regressed (IWG-DPPS-06-05)
["Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to their pedestrian safety performance Pedestrian Safety Pedestrian Safety UN Regulation No. 127 UN R127", "Global Technical Regulation No. 9: Pedestrian Safety Pedestrian Safety (GTR) Pedestrian Safety GTR No. 9 GTR No. 9"]

News & Developments

Eight news articles related to Korea are in the GAR database.