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Report of the 65th session of the Working Party on Passive Safety

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23. UN Regulation No. 137 (Frontal impact with focus on restraint systems) ["Uniform provisions concerning the approval of passenger cars in the event of a frontal collision with focus on the restraint system\r\n This regulation provides for a full-width rigid barrier frontal impact test to evaluate the performance of occupant restraint systems. Briefly, the test involves a 50 km/h impact of a vehicle equipped with a Hybrid III 50th percentile male driver and an HIII 5th percentile female front passenger. Aimed particularly at reducing injuries to the elderly, the test sets a 42 mm ThCC threshold that will be strengthened to 34 mm for the HIII 5F in 2020 (via the 01 series amendments). Frontal Impact ORS Restraint System in Frontal Impact UN Regulation No. 137 UN R137"] ["GRSP-65-12 | Proposal to expand the scope of the Regulation (to vehicles of category M<sub>1</sub> with a maximum permissible mass not exceeding 3500 kg and to vehicles of category N<sub>1</sub>, to provide appropriate transitional provisions and to make minor adaptations and clarifications to the existing requirements."]