EU'S NEW GENERAL SAFETY FRAMEWORK TECHNICAL REGULATIONS GRADUALLY CLEAR

EU'S NEW GENERAL SAFETY FRAMEWORK TECHNICAL REGULATIONS GRADUALLY CLEAR

RELEASE DATE:2021-09-15 11:11
Brief: Recently, EU released a series of new technical regulations and the final draft, the new general safety regulation REGULATION (EU) 2019/2144 left white technical provisions gradually clear.M1 models as an example, ATIC identified the new technical regulations and the existence of changes in technical regulations.



FOR M1 CATEGORY VEHICLES, THE NEW TECHNICAL REGULATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS
For M1 advanced functions and active safety requirements have been increased and the main new technical requirements include: AEBS PC for light vehicles, reversing detecting system, emergency lane keeping system ELKS, intelligent speed assist ISA, alcohol interlock device, driver fatigue monitoring DDAW, Event data recorder, cyber security and software upgrades. Please be noted that automated driving vehicles must comply with UN R157 and other road user safety information system regulations to be issued.

No.
Item
Regulation
Note
Enforce
1
Safety-belt anchorages
UN Regulation No 145, 00 series of amendments
New item, iSize for child seats
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022
2
Frontal full-width impact
UN Regulation No 137,01 series of amendments
New item;
Applies to M1 and all N1 up to 3500kg (see regulations for exemption conditions)
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
3
Side impact
UN Regulation No 135, 01 series of amendments
New item;
Applies to M1 and all N1 up to 3500kg (see regulations for exemption conditions)
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
4
Advanced emergency braking for pedestrian and cyclist
UN Regulation No. 152, 00 series of amendments
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 7, July, 2024;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2026
5
Reversing detection
UN Regulation No. 158, 00 series of amendments
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
6
Emergency lane keeping system
Regulation (EU) 2021/646 ;
 and UN Regulation No 79;
 Hydraulic power steering vehicles need to comply with UN Regulation No 130
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
 (For hydraulic power steering vehicles:
 For new types, enforces from 7, July, 2024;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2026
7
Advanced emergency braking on light-duty vehicles
UN Regulation No. 152, 00 series of amendments
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
8
Protection of vehicle against cyberattacks
UN Regulation No 155, 00 series of amendments
 UN Regulation No 156, 00 series of amendments
New items, which must comply with UN R155.
If the vehicle permit software upgrades, it must comply with UN R156
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
9
Intelligent speed assistance-ISA
ISA EU Regulation Draft
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
10
Emergency Stop Signal
UN Regulation No 48,06 series of amendments
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
11
Headlamp cleaners(if equipped)
UN Regulation No 45,01 series of amendments
New items, if equipped
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022
12
Alcohol interlock installation facilitation
COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2021/1243
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
13
Driver drowsiness and attention warning-DDAW
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1341
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
14
Advanced driver distraction warning
No draft released yet
New items, which must be equipped with
For new types, enforces from 7, July, 2024;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2026
15
Driver availability monitoring system
UN Regulation No 157, 00 series of amendments
New items, 
*Only applicable to automated driving vehicles
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
16
Systems to replace driver’s control
17
Systems to provide the vehicle with information on state of vehicle and surrounding area
18
Systems to provide safety information to other road users
No draft released yet
New items, 
*Only applicable to automated driving vehicles
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
19
Event data recorder
UN Regulation No 160, 00 series of amendments
New items, which must be equipped with
M1,N1:
 For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
 M2,M3,N2,N3:
For new types, enforces from 7, Jan, 2026;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, Jan, 2029

FOR M1 VEHICLES, REGULATIONS WITH MODIFICATIONS ARE AS BELOW:
For M1, 13 individual technical regulations of the former EU regulation are replaced by the general structural regulation REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, with no changes to the technical regulations except for VIN and vehicle plate mounting. The scope of application of the Side impact and Frontal off-set impact, the rear impact regulation has been updated to UN R153. The seat installation, Door Lock and Door Hinge and Safety-belt anchorages regulations have been updated and the anti-theft regulation UN R116 can be split into 3 new UN R regulations for type approval.

No.
Item
Regulation
Note
Enforce
1
Hydrogen system material qualification
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX XIV
Regulation (EC) No 79/2009 is placed by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX XIV
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
2
Defrost/demist
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX VI
(EU) 672/2010 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX VI
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
3
Wash/wipe
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX IV
(EU) 1008/2010 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX IV
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
4
Gear shift indicator
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX IX
Regulation (EU) No 65/2012 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX IX
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
5
Registration plate space
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX III
Front registration plate is now regulated.
 Regulation (EU) No 1003/2010 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX III
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
For new vehicles enforces from 7, July, 2026;
 (Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 are no longer valid)
6
Reversing motion
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535,ANNEX XI
Regulation (EU) No 130/2012 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535,ANNEX XI
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
7
Door entry steps, handholds and running boards
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX X
Regulation (EU) No 130/2012 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX X
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
8
Statutory plate and vehicle identification number
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX II
VIN check digit is specified.
Regulation (EU) No 19/2011 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX II
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
For new vehicles enforces from 7, July, 2026;
 (Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 are no longer valid)
9
Towing devices
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX VII
Regulation (EU) No 1005/2010 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX VII
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
10
Wheel guards
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, Annex V
Regulation (EU) No 1009/2010 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, Annex V
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
11
Masses and dimensions
REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX XIII
Regulation (EU) No 1230/2012 is replaced by REGULATION (EU) 2021/535, ANNEX XIII
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;(Type approvasl obtained before 6, July, 2022 continue to be valid)
12
Seats and head restraints
UN Regulation No 17,09 series of amendments
Updated from 08 serires to 09 series
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
13
Safety-belt anchorages
UN Regulation No 14,09 series of amendments
Updated from 07 serires to 9 series
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
14
Frontal off-set impact
UN Regulation No 94,03 series of amendments
The scope of application is extended to M1 up to 3500 kg and N1 up to 2500 kg.
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
15
Side impact
UN Regulation No 95, 03 series of amendments
The scope of application is extended to all M1, N1;
For vehicles having R point of the lowest seat not greater than 700 mm from ground level:
 For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For vehicles having R point of the lowest seat > 700 mm from ground level:
 For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
16
Rear impact
UN Regulation No 153, 03 series of amendments
Replaces UN R34.
Applies to M1 and all N1s up to 3500kg.
The scope of the post-tailspin examination is extended from fuel system integrity to post-tailspin fuel system integrity and electrical safety, capable of covering electric vehicles.
For new types, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
 For new vehicles, enforces from 7, July, 2024
17
Vehicle alarm system
UN Regulation No 97,01 series of amendments
UN R116 could be divided into:UN R161-Locking system UN R162-Immobiliser systems, UN R163-Vehicle alarm system
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
18
Anti-theft
UN Regulation No 116, 00 series of amendments
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;
19
Door latches and hinges
UN Regulation No 11,04 series of amendments
Updated from 03seires to 04 series.
For new vehicles, enforces from 6, July, 2022;

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