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UN Regulation No. 123
Adaptive Front-lighting Systems

Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Adaptive Front-lighting Systems (AFS) for Motor Vehicles

This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program.

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Contracting Parties applying UN R123

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11 Oct 2018 11 Oct 2018 | U.S. safety agency OKs advanced headlights for road use NHTSA and USA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and United States of America Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Adaptive Front-lighting Systems (AFS) for Motor Vehicles This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Adaptive Front-lighting Systems Adaptive Front-lighting Systems UN Regulation No. 123 UN R123
5 Dec 2017 5 Dec 2017 | Rise of Adaptive Driving Beam NHTSA and USA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and United States of America Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Adaptive Front-lighting Systems (AFS) for Motor Vehicles This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Adaptive Front-lighting Systems Adaptive Front-lighting Systems UN Regulation No. 123 UN R123
14 Jul 2016 14 Jul 2016 | Road Seems Dark to You? New Tests Blame Your Headlights USA United States of America Road Illumination Road Illumination Technologies WP.29 Discussion Topic Road Illumination Technologies, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Emitting an Asymmetrical Passing Beam or a Driving Beam or Both and Equipped with Halogen Filament Lamps (H4 Lamps) This Regulation applies to motor vehicle headlamps which may incorporate lenses of glass or plastic material. This regulation has been “frozen” by the Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling Equipment (GRE) and is no longer subject to further development. This regulation was superseded by UN R112. Canada unilaterally accepts headlamps type-approved under UN R20. Headlamps (H4) H4 Halogen Headlamps UN Regulation No. 20 UN R20, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Power-driven Vehcile's Halogen Sealed-Beam Headlamps (HSB) Emitting a European Asymmetrical Passing Beam or a Driving Beam or Both Halogen SB Headlamps Sealed Beam European Headlamps for Motor Vehicles UN Regulation No. 31 UN R31, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Filament Lamps for Use in Approved Lamp Units of Power-driven Vehicles and of their Trailers UNECE R37 specifies technical and administrative requirements for the approval of a wide range of filament lamps (shown in Annex 1 of the regulation) that are intended for use in approved lamp units of power-driven vehicles and of their trailers. Filament Lamps Filament Lamps UN Regulation No. 37 UN R37, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Installation of Lighting and Light-signalling Devices Regulation No. 48 establishes minimum requirements for lighting equipment towards ensuring satisfactory levels of traffic safety, including such areas as adequate forward illumination, limits on headlamp glare, luminosity of signalling lamps, etc. The regulations considers the installation and functioning of lighting equipment as a whole to ensure compatible performance across all types of equipment and devices (headlamps, signalling lamps, markers lamps, etc.). Installation of Lighting Installation of Lighting and Lighting-Signalling Equipment UN Regulation No. 48 UN R48, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Equipped with Gas-discharge Light Sources This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Gas-discharge-light Headlamps Headlamps Equipped with Gas-discharge Light Sources UN Regulation No. 98 UN R98, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Gas-discharge Light Sources for use in Approved Gas-discharge Lamp Units of Power-driven Vehicles Gas-discharge Light Sources Gas-discharge Light Sources UN Regulation No. 99 UN R99, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Emitting an Asymmetrical Passing Beam or a Driving Beam or Both and Equipped with Filament Lamps and/or Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Modules UN R112 superseded UN Regulations Nos. 1, 8, and 20. UN R112 will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Asymmetrical Beam Headlamps Headlamps Emitting an Asymmetrical Passing Beam UN Regulation No. 112 UN R112, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Emitting a Symmetrical Passing Beam or a Driving Beam or Both and Equipped with Filament, Gas-discharge light sources or LED Modules This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Symmetrical Headlamps Symmetrical Beam Headlamps of Filament, Gas-discharge, or LED Type UN Regulation No. 113 UN R113, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Adaptive Front-lighting Systems (AFS) for Motor Vehicles This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Adaptive Front-lighting Systems Adaptive Front-lighting Systems UN Regulation No. 123 UN R123, and Uniform provisions concerning the approval of light emitting diode (LED) light sources for use in approved lamp units on power-driven vehicles and their trailers LED Light Sources Light-Emitting Diode Light Sources UN Regulation No. 128 UN R128
30 Mar 2016 30 Mar 2016 | First-ever IIHS headlight ratings show most need improvement USA United States of America Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Installation of Lighting and Light-signalling Devices Regulation No. 48 establishes minimum requirements for lighting equipment towards ensuring satisfactory levels of traffic safety, including such areas as adequate forward illumination, limits on headlamp glare, luminosity of signalling lamps, etc. The regulations considers the installation and functioning of lighting equipment as a whole to ensure compatible performance across all types of equipment and devices (headlamps, signalling lamps, markers lamps, etc.). Installation of Lighting Installation of Lighting and Lighting-Signalling Equipment UN Regulation No. 48 UN R48, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Equipped with Gas-discharge Light Sources This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Gas-discharge-light Headlamps Headlamps Equipped with Gas-discharge Light Sources UN Regulation No. 98 UN R98, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Adaptive Front-lighting Systems (AFS) for Motor Vehicles This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Adaptive Front-lighting Systems Adaptive Front-lighting Systems UN Regulation No. 123 UN R123, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Emitting an Asymmetrical Passing Beam or a Driving Beam or Both and Equipped with Filament Lamps and/or Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Modules UN R112 superseded UN Regulations Nos. 1, 8, and 20. UN R112 will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Asymmetrical Beam Headlamps Headlamps Emitting an Asymmetrical Passing Beam UN Regulation No. 112 UN R112, and Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Emitting a Symmetrical Passing Beam or a Driving Beam or Both and Equipped with Filament, Gas-discharge light sources or LED Modules This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Symmetrical Headlamps Symmetrical Beam Headlamps of Filament, Gas-discharge, or LED Type UN Regulation No. 113 UN R113
30 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015 | Insurance Institute trains its sights on headlights Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicle Headlamps Equipped with Gas-discharge Light Sources This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Gas-discharge-light Headlamps Headlamps Equipped with Gas-discharge Light Sources UN Regulation No. 98 UN R98, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Gas-discharge Light Sources for use in Approved Gas-discharge Lamp Units of Power-driven Vehicles Gas-discharge Light Sources Gas-discharge Light Sources UN Regulation No. 99 UN R99, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Adaptive Front-lighting Systems (AFS) for Motor Vehicles This regulation will be superseded by a new UN Regulation on Road-Illumination Devices (RID) under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations development program. Adaptive Front-lighting Systems Adaptive Front-lighting Systems UN Regulation No. 123 UN R123, and Uniform provisions concerning the approval of light emitting diode (LED) light sources for use in approved lamp units on power-driven vehicles and their trailers LED Light Sources Light-Emitting Diode Light Sources UN Regulation No. 128 UN R128
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Development of the Regulation

Pending Changes to UN R123

Latest Documents

6 Feb 2020
Proposal for corrections to UN Regulations Nos. 98 (Headlamps with gas-discharge light sources) and 123 (Adaptive front lighting systems) | GRE/2020/11
27 Aug 2019
UN R123: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 02 series of amendments | WP.29/2019/92
8 Mar 2019
UN R123: Proposal for the 02 series of amendments | WP.29/2018/119/Rev.1
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