E/ECE/ E/ECE/TRANS/ } Rev.1/Add/Rev Regulation No. 48 page 3. Regulation No. UNIFORM PROVISIONS CONCERNING. Regulation No 48 of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UN/ECE) — Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with. Regulation No 48 of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE) — Uniform provisions concerning the approval of.

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World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations – Wikipedia

As from the official date of entry into force of the 04 series of amendments, no Contracting Party applying this Regulation r448 refuse to grant approval under this Regulation as amended by the 04 series of amendments. We do not re-word, summarise, cut or interpret the regulatory documents. Ec Contracting Parties use their nationally established rulemaking processes when transposing UN GTRs into their national legislation.

Table 2 Road type Traffic conditions Urban areas Multi lane road, e.

At the front of the vehicle. If the vehicle has a front and a rear boot, the additional load shall be appropriately distributed in order to obtain the permissible axle loads.

However, if a rear position lamp is reciprocally incorporated with a direction-indicator, the electrical connection of the rear position lamp on the relevant side of the vehicle or the reciprocally incorporated part of it may be such that it is switched OFF during the entire period both ON and OFF cycle of activation ecee the direction-indicator lamp.

This result may be achieved by means of a movable cover, by displacement of the lamp or by any other suitable means. The electrical connections shall be such that the front and rear position lamps, the end-outline marker lamps, if they exist, the side-marker lamps, if they exist, and the rear registration plate lamp can only be switched ON and OFF simultaneously. Where four concealable lighting units are fitted their raised position must prevent the simultaneous operation of any additional headlamps fitted, if these are intended to provide light signals consisting of intermittent illumination at short intervals see Paragraph 5.

Types of direction-indicator lamps fall into Categories 1, 1a, 1b, 2a, ede, 5 and 6 the assembly of which on one vehicle constitutes an arrangement ‘A’ and ‘B’. The reference axis of the two optional devices mentioned in paragraph 6. Tell-tale Flashing circuit-closed tell-tale mandatory.


Vehicles in Category N with load surfaces: If bend lighting is produced by a horizontal movement of the whole beam or the kink of the elbow of the cut-off, it shall be activated only if the vehicle is in forward motion; this shall not apply if bend lighting is produced for a right turn in right hand traffic left turn in left hand traffic.

No special requirement, however the requirements r4 Paragraph 6. As from 30 months for vehicles of categories M 1 and N 1 and 48 months for vehicles of other categories after r488 official date of entry efe force of the 04 series of amendments, Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall grant approvals eec if the vehicle type to be approved meets the requirements of this Regulation as amended by the 04 series of amendments. It shall be activated whenever a failure is detected with respect to the AFS control signals or when a failure signal is received in accordance with Paragraph 5.

Orientation Towards the front. Up to January 11, 18 months after the official date of entry into force of Supplement 4 to the 03 series of amendments shall continue to grant eec to new vehicle types which do not meet the requirements on vertical orientation of front fog lamps Paragraph 6. These shall be such that the requirements set out in paragraphs 5. All lighting units of an AFS shall be mounted at the front.

Illuminating surface of a light-signalling device other than a retro-reflector. This paragraph is not applicable to:. Other Requirements In all cases, the distance between the rear fog lamp and each stop lamp shall be greater than mm.

Regulation 49 – 06 series (click to expand)

Stop lamp Regulation No 7 6. If there is t48, it shall not be possible to confuse it with the tell-tale for the front and rear position lamps. For vehicles of M and N Categories a description of the electric power supply conditions for the devices indicated in Paragraphs 2.

In the case where the functions referred to in Paragraph 5. If the reflector and lens are adjustable relative to one another, the mean adjustment should be used; Ede the case of AFS being installed: In addition, for vehicles of categories: The means according to the provisions of paragraph 5.

The same Contracting Party shall not assign this number to another vehicle type or to the same vehicle type submitted with equipment not specified in the list referred to in paragraph 3. If at all fixed positions of the movable components the lamps on the movable components meet all the position, geometric visibility, colorimetric and photometric eec for those lamps.


In such circumstances it replaces the front and rear position lamps. As of [update]there are UN Regulations appended to the Agreement; most regulations cover a single vehicle component or technology. Amber Hazard warning signal: The value obtained shall be such that the requirement in paragraph 6.

However, the horizontal plane tangential to the lower edge of the apparent surface of a S3 or S4 Category device shall be above the horizontal plane tangential to the upper edge of the apparent surface of S1 or S2 Categories devices. Two side direction-indicator lamps of the categories 5 or 6 minimum requirements:. Arrangements see figure below A: Satisfy the same colorimetric requirements and have substantially identical photometric characteristics.

However, in the case of grouped main-beam and dipped-beam headlamps, the control referred to above is required only to activate the dipped-beam headlamps. One person in the driver’s seat: Electrical connections Direction-indicator lamps shall switch on independently of the other lamps. Full fuel replenishment means that the fuel tank shall be filled to not less than 90 per cent of its capacity.

Be symmetrical to one another in relation to the median longitudinal plane, this requirement is not valid with regard to the interior structure of the lamp; 5. For M vehicles the length of which exceeds 6m but does not exceed 7m it is sufficient to have one side retro-reflector fitted not further than 3m from the front and one within the last third of the vehicle length.

The rear-end collision alert signal shall be given by the simultaneous operation of all the direction indicator lamps fitted as described in paragraph 6. Rear direction-indicator lamps, rear position lamps, stop lamps except stop lamps of category S4 and rear fog lamps with variable luminous intensity control are allowed, which respond simultaneously to at least one of the following external influences: