GRRF janv 2000
rendu de la réunion du 31 janvier 2000 /4 février 20000 du GRRF.
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No. 89 (Speed limitation devices)
TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/1999/15; informal documents Nos. 9 and 14 of annex 1 to this
The expert from France reminded GRRF of the presentation of the
proposal (TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/1999/15) which he had made during the forty-sixth
session (TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/46, paras. 86 to 88).
He also stressed that WP.29 had requested GRRF to provide a set of
prescriptions to amend Regulation No. 89 in order to introduce in its
scope M1 and N1 categories of vehicles (TRANS/WP.29/663, para. 19).
At the request of the expert from OICA, he said that the speed
limitation devices would be mandatory for new types of vehicles and shared the
opinion of this expert that the design of the devices should not be
The Chairman introduced informal document No. 14 in which he had
presented key principles in relation to the proposed amendments to Regulation No.
89. He expressed the wish that
these principles might be taken into account by the drafting group.
GRRF considered the principles suggested by the Chairman and agreed on
All motor vehicle categories should be equipped with variable systems.
Fixed system will remain on M3, N2 and N3 categories of vehicles,
a speed range and intervals should be considered (from [5/10]km/h),
a visual display of limiting speed was considered to be necessary,
the performance requirements for speed limitation should be reviewed.
GRRF did not conclude considerations concerning the issues of
performance requirements for reducing the speed of vehicles and more accurate
speedometers. It was also decided
that the use of brakes for reducing the speed and the illumination of the stop
lamps should not be allowed.
GRRF agreed that a drafting group, chaired by the expert from France,
would revise the proposal of document TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/1999/15, taking into
account the principles agreed by GRRF (see para. 50 above).
It was also agreed that the first meeting of this drafting group would
be in Paris
25 and 26 April 2000. The experts
were kindly requested to indicate to the expert from France their intention to
take part in to the meeting (see annex 3 to this report).
The expert from Japan was invited especially invited to join the
drafting group in order to present his views on this issue, as contained in
attachment 2 of informal document No. 9.