World Forum Formal Discussion Topics
Automated Vehicle Periodic Technical Inspections Automated Vehicle Periodic Technical Inspections WP.29 Discussion Topics At its 86th meeting, GRRF recommended to cluster subjects together and form a number of task forces to deal with different issues related to the Automatically Commanded Steering Functions work. One task force was devoted to Periodic Technical Inspection (PTI). GAR has established this page to monitor activities related to vehicle automation and in-use vehicle inspections. Automated Vehicle PTI Automated Vehicle Periodic Technical Inspections WP.29 Discussion Topic Automated Vehicle Periodic Technical Inspections Topic
Automated Vehicle Signaling Requirements Automated Vehicle Signaling Requirements WP.29 Discussion Topics This item considers the value and possible need for requirements on the provision of signals to indicate the status and to communicate the next intended actions of vehicles equipped with automated driving systems. AV Signaling Requirements Automated Vehicle Signaling Requirements WP.29 Discussion Topic Automated Vehicle Signaling Requirements Topic
Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users in Low-speed Maneuvers Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users in Low-speed Maneuvers WP.29 Discussion Topics This program aims to develop test procedures and performance requirements for close-proximity vision and object detection systems in order to reduce the risk of collision with pedestrians and other vulnerable road users when a vehicle is moving in reverse. VRU Proximity Awareness Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users in Low-speed Maneuvers WP.29 Discussion Topic Awareness of Vulnerable Road Users in Low-speed Maneuvers Topic
Child Restraint Systems for Buses and Coaches Child Restraint Systems for Buses and Coaches WP.29 Discussion Topics To be determined. This issue is currently under discussion within GRSP. <p>In 2008, Spain proposed the development of a UNECE Regulation to govern the installation and use of child restraint systems in M2 and M3 category vehicles (buses and coaches).</p> <p>The installation and use of seat belts in such vehicles is mandatory in Europe under Directive 2003/20/EC. However, this directive and the related UNECE Regulations only concern adults.</p> <p>Adult safety belts are not appropriate to restrain minors with a lower height than 135 cm and a lower weight than 36 Kg. Therefore, the use of safety belts for minors is not required under current regulations.</p> <p>Moreover, UNECE R44 on child restraint systems focuses on M1 vehicles and therefore fails to address child safety on buses.</p> Bus and Coach CRS Child Restraint Systems for Buses and Coaches WP.29 Discussion Topic Child Restraint Systems for Buses and Coaches Topic
Climate Change and Transport Climate Change and Transport WP.29 Discussion Topics Not applicable. Discussion topic only. This initiative concerns discussions on the impact of motor-vehicle transportation on global climate conditions towards informing future WP.29 deliberations. Climate Change Climate Change and Transport WP.29 Discussion Topic Climate Change and Transport Topic
Connectivty Connectivty WP.29 Discussion Topics This page gathers general materials related to vehicle connectivity (V2X). Related pages exist for over-the-air software updates specifically. Connectivity Connectivty WP.29 Discussion Topic Connectivty Topic
Cruise control function Cruise control function WP.29 Discussion Topics Raised as an agenda item within GRSG, this discussion topic has yet to be defined. Cruise control Cruise control function WP.29 Discussion Topic Cruise control function Topic
Enforcement and Compliance Enforcement and Compliance WP.29 Discussion Topics n.a. This is a discussion topic within WP.29 towards informing other work of the Forum. Enforcement and Compliance Enforcement and Compliance WP.29 Discussion Topic Enforcement and Compliance Topic
Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Environmentally Friendly Vehicles WP.29 Discussion Topics Not applicable. This item is part of a broad effort to address the "environmental friendliness" of motor vehicles from a "well-to-wheels" perspective. An "Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Conference" was every two years within the general framework of WP.29. Conferences were held in Tokyo (2003), Birmingham (2005), Dresden (2007), New Delhi (2009), and Baltimore(2011) before WP.29 and the EFV informal working group ended completed this effort.</p> EFV Environmentally Friendly Vehicles WP.29 Discussion Topic Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Topic
Harmonization of Side Impact Dummies Harmonization of Side Impact Dummies WP.29 Discussion Topics WorldSID Harmonization Harmonization of Side Impact Dummies WP.29 Discussion Topic Harmonization of Side Impact Dummies Topic
Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Measurement Methods Harmonization Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Measurement Methods Harmonization WP.29 Discussion Topics Proposal to harmonize methods for the measurement of heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency via a UN Global Technical Regulation. HD Fuel Efficiency Measurement Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Measurement Methods Harmonization WP.29 Discussion Topic Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Measurement Methods Harmonization Topic
Intelligent Transport Systems Intelligent Transport Systems WP.29 Discussion Topics ITS Intelligent Transport Systems WP.29 Discussion Topic Intelligent Transport Systems Topic
Light Vehicle Close-Proximity Field of Vision Light Vehicle Close-Proximity Field of Vision WP.29 Discussion Topics Close-Proximity Vision Light Vehicle Close-Proximity Field of Vision WP.29 Discussion Topic Light Vehicle Close-Proximity Field of Vision Topic
Lightweight Motorcycle Helmets Lightweight Motorcycle Helmets WP.29 Discussion Topics To be determined. <p>The FIA Foundation and GHVI consortium have proposed the establishment of a lightweight motorcycle standard to encourage helmet use in countries where the heavier and more expensive helmet envisioned in UNECE R22 faces significant obstacles to implementation and/or acceptance.</p> <p>The desired outcome of this effort is to provide a technically feasible standard that can be implemented in those regions that currently do not have an existing motorcycle helmet standard and do not currently possess the technical expertise to develop their own motorcycle helmet standard and motorcycle helmet standard test procedures.</p> <p>The sponsors have proposed the creation of an informal group to pursue this initiative.</p> Lightweight Helmets Lightweight Motorcycle Helmets WP.29 Discussion Topic Lightweight Motorcycle Helmets Topic
Marking Provisions of Global Technical Regulations Marking Provisions of Global Technical Regulations WP.29 Discussion Topics None. The World Forum has engaged in an exchange of views over the possibility of establishing a common system of product markings (mainly within the context of lighting products and tires) through the GTR process. At the November 2010 session, the Forum decided to set this item in abeyance for 2011 unless a new reason appears to reopen the discussion. At the same time, the Forum's DETA group (which is pursuing a data exchange system for type approval information) wishes to keep open the possibility for eventually including information from non-type-approval (e.g., self-certification) nations. GTR Markings Marking Provisions of Global Technical Regulations WP.29 Discussion Topic Marking Provisions of Global Technical Regulations Topic
Mass Limiting Devices Mass Limiting Devices WP.29 Discussion Topics None. The proposal to consider a new regulation on mass limiting devices was rejected by the Working Party on General Safety at its 99th session in October 2010. Mass Limiting Devices Mass Limiting Devices WP.29 Discussion Topic Mass Limiting Devices Topic
Periodical Technical Inspections of Accident Emergency Call Systems Periodical Technical Inspections of Accident Emergency Call Systems WP.29 Discussion Topics PTI-AECS Periodical Technical Inspections of Accident Emergency Call Systems WP.29 Discussion Topic Periodical Technical Inspections of Accident Emergency Call Systems Topic
PTI Tampering Detection PTI Tampering Detection WP.29 Discussion Topics PTI Anti-Tampering PTI Tampering Detection WP.29 Discussion Topic PTI Tampering Detection Topic
Road Illumination Technologies Road Illumination Technologies WP.29 Discussion Topics Road Illumination Road Illumination Technologies WP.29 Discussion Topic Road Illumination Technologies Topic
Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Road Surface Labeling Recommendations WP.29 Discussion Topics Pursuant to a Dutch program to label road surfaces with regard to noise reduction, wet skid resistance, rolling resistance, and lifespan (durability), the Working Party on Noise is considering the establishment of a non-binding resolution or recommendation. Road Surface Labeling Road Surface Labeling Recommendations WP.29 Discussion Topic Road Surface Labeling Recommendations Topic
Road-Side Inspections Road-Side Inspections WP.29 Discussion Topics Road-Side PTI Road-Side Inspections WP.29 Discussion Topic Road-Side Inspections Topic
Transport for Sustainable Development Transport for Sustainable Development WP.29 Discussion Topics n.a. The United Nations is involved with numerous efforts to promote "sustainable development" globally. This topic page gathers related documents that touch on WP.29 and regulatory activities. Sustainable Development Transport for Sustainable Development WP.29 Discussion Topic Transport for Sustainable Development Topic
Unattended Children in Cars Unattended Children in Cars WP.29 Discussion Topics Discussion under GRSP to consider risks to small children left unattended in cars. Unattended Children Unattended Children in Cars WP.29 Discussion Topic Unattended Children in Cars Topic
Vehicle Crash Compatibility Vehicle Crash Compatibility WP.29 Discussion Topics Crash Compatibility Vehicle Crash Compatibility WP.29 Discussion Topic Vehicle Crash Compatibility Topic
Vehicle Interior Noise Levels Vehicle Interior Noise Levels WP.29 Discussion Topics This topic was raised by the Russian Federation during the September 2014 GRB session. Russia explained to the GRB that a new regulation on interior noise of vehicles would come into force from January 2015 within the Eurasian Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan). Russia urged the GRB to revisit a previous recommendation to develop in coordination with ISO a uniform test method for measuring vehicle interior noise levels. Interior Noise Vehicle Interior Noise Levels WP.29 Discussion Topic Vehicle Interior Noise Levels Topic