UN Regulation No. 38: Rear Fog Lamps

Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Rear Fog Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles and their Trailers

Related groups: GRE
UN R38 | Revision 3 | Amendment 1 (2015)
9 Nov 2015 2015-11-26 16:38:25 UTC 3 1 Supplement 17 to the original version
UN R38 | Revision 3 | Amendment 2 (2017)
5 Dec 2017 2017-12-24 10:25:11 UTC 3 2 00 series of amendments | Supplement 18 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2017/26

Proposal to

  1. insert provisions for the use of incandescent light sources in the case of light source modules and lamps with non-replaceable light sources,
  2. update the Conformity of Production (CoP) requirements,
  3. reference the compliance requirements for installation contained in Regulations Nos. 48, 53, 72 and 86,
  4. clarify the definition of “type”, with regard to manufacturer, trade names and marks,
  5. to introduce editorial improvements to the requirements for markings,
  6. remove the requirement to indicate the rated wattage in the marking of lamps equipped with electronic light source control gear and/or non-replaceable light sources and/or light source module(s), and
  7. refine the requirements for lamps equipped with several light sources, including in systems fitted with an operating tell-tale that indicates the failure of any one of these light sources.

UN R38 | Revision 3 | Amendment 3 (2018)
26 Apr 2018 2018-04-30 14:17:28 UTC 3 3 00 series of amendments | Supplement 19 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2017/78

Proposal to clarify the requirements for light sources in the lighting and light-signalling Regulations listed in Annex 4 to Regulation No. 0 on the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA).

UN R38 | Revision 3 | Amendment 4 (2019)
8 Nov 2019 2019-12-30 12:14:55 UTC 3 4 01 series of amendments Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2018/98/Rev.1

Revised proposal from GRE (for the March 2019 WP.29 session) to introduce transitional provisions for the phasing out of UN R38 in conjunction with the introduction of the new UN Regulation on Light-Signaling Devices (LSD).

UN R38: Revision 3 (2013)
20 Aug 2013 2013-08-22 17:06:06 UTC
Earlier texts may be available through the UN Official Document System.