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UN Regulation No. 42
Front and Rear Protective Devices

Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to their Front and Rear Protective Devices (Bumpers, etc.)

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Series of Amendments and Supplements

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Contracting Parties applying UN R42

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Development of the Regulation

Pending Changes to UN R42

Latest Documents

26 Sep 2019
UN R42: Proposal for Supplement 2 | GRSP/2019/31
6 Mar 2013
Canadian unilateral application of certain UN Regulations | WP.29-159-03

Latest Meeting Discussions

Working Party on Passive Safety | Session 66 | 10-13 Dec 2019