UN Regulation No. 87: Daytime Running Lamps

Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Daytime Running Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles

Related groups: GRE
UN R87 | Revision 3 (2013)
20 Aug 2013 2013-08-22 16:41:25 UTC 3 00 series of amendments | Supplement 16 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2012/78

Proposal as adopted by the Working Party on Lighting and Light-Signalling (GRE) at its sixty-seventh session to introduce provisions for the use of light-emitting diode (LED) light sources into UN R87 per the proposed new regulation on LED lighting.

00 series of amendments | Supplement 15 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2010/27 00 series of amendments | Supplement 14 00 series of amendments | Supplement 13
UN R87 | Revision 3 | Amendment 1 (2013)
27 Nov 2013 2017-01-09 09:29:49 UTC 3 1 00 series of amendments | Supplement 17 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2013/23

Text as adopted by the Working Party on Lighting and Light Signalling (GRE) at its 68th session to introduce interdependent lamps (“Y” lamps) into the regulation, extend the application of “Y” lamps to DRL and to update the requirements concerning the light-source failure.

UN R87 | Revision 3 | Amendment 2 (2020)
28 Apr 2020 2020-05-05 13:05:41 UTC 3 2 00 series of amendments | Supplement 18 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2016/84

Proposal from the Task Force on Tell-Tales, approved by GRE, to clarify the requirements for failure indication.

UN R87 | Revision 3 | Amendment 3 (2017)
7 Dec 2017 2017-12-17 12:07:08 UTC 3 3 00 series of amendments | Supplement 19 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2017/33

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. introduce editorial improvements to the requirements for markings, and
  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).
This proposal consolidates UN R87 prior to its being “frozen” and superseded by the three new comprehensive lighting regulations (forward lighting, light-signalling, and retro-reflective devices) developed under the Simplification of Lighting Regulations program.

UN R87 | Revision 3 | Amendment 4 (2018)
27 Apr 2018 2018-05-10 07:25:26 UTC 3 4 00 series of amendments | Supplement 20 Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2017/83

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 R87 | Revision 3 | Amendment 5 (2019)
28 Nov 2019 2020-03-02 17:50:17 UTC 3 5 01 series of amendments Based upon the adopted proposal: WP.29/2018/112/Rev.1

Revised proposal from GRE (for the March 2019 WP.29 session) to introduce transitional provisions for the phasing out of UN R87 in conjunction with the introduction of the new UN Regulation on Light-Signaling Devices (LSD).

Earlier texts may be available through the UN Official Document System.