R158-DEVICES FOR MEANS OF REAR VISIBILITY OR DETECTION

R158-DEVICES FOR MEANS OF REAR VISIBILITY OR DETECTION

RELEASE DATE:2022-03-18 16:09
BriefTo reduce the number and severity of collisions between vehicles and pedestrians or cyclists in reverse maneuvres at low speed, WP29 has issued UN ECE Regulation No. 158 which defined the technical requirements for the reversing devices and the driver's visibility requirements behind the vehicle of category M and L when reversing. The new Regulation had entered into force on 10 June 2021. And the European Union has decided to mandate the use of the new Regulation as of 6 July 2022.



REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
Vehicles of category M and N shall provide the driver with at least one means of the requirement for a field of view within 0.3-3.5m to the rear of the vehicle or the requirement for a range of detection of objects within 0.2-1m to the rear of the vehicle, or both, during reversing according to R158.



TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
The testing items are subject to the actual configuration of the vehicle.

Vehicle Configuration
Close-proximity rear-view device
RVCS
Other devices for means of rear visibility
Devices for means of detection
Testing Items
Whole vehicle close-proximity rear-view field test
Dimensions 
Coefficients of reflection 
Curvature of mirror 
Whole vehicle close-proximity rear-view field test
Component EMC test
Whole vehicle close-proximity rear-view field test
Whole vehicle detection test
Component EMC test
Remark
R158 component certificate required
R43 component certificate required
R10 component certificate required
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R10 component certificate required

Common configuration: 
For the vehicles equipped with the rear parking radar and rear reversing camera or the rear parking radar and the 360° panoramic visual parking assist system, the follow plans are required:
R10 certificate for the detection system + R10 certificate for the RVCS + whole vehicle close-proximity rear-view field test+ whole vehicle detection test 
Note:  Detection system: all rear detection sensors + screens/other optical/haptics/audio warning devices + other accessories
RVCS: all cameras for rear vision + screens + other accessories

THE PROCEDURE OF TYPE APPROVAL
Documents Preparation
Factory Audit (This step can be exempted if the manufacturer hold a valid ISO 9001:2015/IATF1694:2009 certificate)
Samples Preparation and Testing
Assessment of Information
Issuance of Certificate

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EU HOMOLOGATION PLEASE CONTACT
ATIC Alex
Alex He
Component Homologation Department  
ATIC Senior Project Engineer, erved as R&D engineer in a well-known OEM company. She is focusing on the one-stop compliance, testing and certification solutions for EV key components
Phone: +86 020-82510156
Mail: cs@atic-cn.com