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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It may be visual or auditory or both. The vehicle manufacturer shall provide with the vehicle a detailed description of the procedure for replacement.

Items type-approved according to a UN Regulation are marked with an E and a number, within a circle. The Parties to the Agreement applying this Regulation shall communicate to the United Nations Secretariat the names and addresses of the technical services responsible for conducting approval tests and of the administrative departments which grant approval and to which forms certifying approval or extension or refusal or withdrawal of approval, issued in other countries, are to be sent.

This shall not apply to a matched pair of Class F3 front fog lamps; 5. R 12 yellow boundary: Orientation Such that the device illuminates the site of the registration plate. The angle of the light beam from the dipped-beam headlamps shall be determined under the following loading conditions:. It shall remain activated while the failure is present.

Orientation No special requirement. A circle surrounding the Letter “E” followed by the distinguishing number of the country which has granted approval 4.

The activation period of the rear-end collision alert signal shall be not more than 3s.

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If it exists, its function shall be carried out by the tell-tale required for the front and rear position lamps. Where the distance between the lamps clearly meets the requirements of the Regulation, the exact edges of apparent surfaces need not be determined.

The reference axis of the two optional devices mentioned in paragraph 6. At least one side retro-reflector shall be fitted to the middle third of the vehicle, the foremost side retro-reflector being-not further than 3m from the front.

The initial downward inclination eece the cut-off of wce basic passing beam to be set in the unladen vehicle state with one person in the driver’s seat shall be specified with a precision of 0,1 per cent by the manufacturer ee indicated in clearly legible and indelible manner on each vehicle, close to either the front lighting system or the manufacturer’s plate, by the symbol shown in Annex 7.


Tell-tale Where a closed-circuit tell-tale is prescribed by this Regulation it may be replaced by an “operating” tell-tale. Rather than a UN-style system of type approvals, the US and Canadian auto safety regulations operate on the principle of self-certification, wherein the manufacturer f48 importer of a vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment certifies—i. Measurements shall be made three times.

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Any country that accedes to the Agreement has authority to test and approve any manufacturer’s design of a regulated product, regardless of the country in which that component was produced. If optional rear lamps are installed, they shall be placed at a height compatible with the applicable requirements of Paragraph 6. An independent non-flashing warning light. For motor vehicles, each end of the vehicle, or in the case of tractors for semi-trailers the each end of the cab.

That field of the solid angle is determined by the segments of the sphere of which the centre coincides with the centre of reference of the lamp and the equator is parallel with the ground. Colour of the light emitted from a device 2. Additional lamps satisfying all the position, geometric visibility and photometric requirements for the above indicated lamps shall be activated when the apparent surface in the direction of the reference axis of these lamps is more than 50 per cent hidden by the movable component; or.

For the purpose of this Regulation, light-emitting rear registration plates and the service-door-lighting system according to the provisions of Regulation No on vehicles of categories M 2 and M 3 are not considered as lamps. Example of a light source with a reflector optic in combination with an area which is not part of this function, behind an outer lens:.

Presence Mandatory The signal shall be given by simultaneous operation of the direction-indicator lamps in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 6. Figure see Paragraph 6. The distance between two adjacent side retro-reflectors shall not exceed 3m. From November 18, 60 month after the date of entry into force shall grant approvals only if the vehicle type to be approved meets the requirements of this Regulation as amended by the 06 series of amendments.


The angles of geometric visibility prescribed for the respective lighting functions according to paragraphs 6.

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The variation of the dipped beam downward inclination as a function of the loading conditions specified within this section shall remain within the range:. The provisions of Paragraphs 6. If several buttons are used to adjust the beam, the button which gives the greatest downward inclination shall be installed to the left or below the button s for other dipped-beam positions.

It shall not be possible deliberately, from the driver’s seat, to stop the movement of switched-on lamps before they reach the position of use. With the vehicle standing on the measuring site and ecr wheels on the ground, activate the vehicle suspension and all other parts which may affect the dipped-beam inclination by using a vibration rig.

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It shall remain activated while the failure is present. Parking Lamp Regulation Nos. As specified in Paragraph 6. Visibility As high as practicable, but within mm of the upper extremity of the vehicle. Tell-tale Circuit-closed tell-tale mandatory.

A report shall be attached to the approval documentation describing the methods used to demonstrate compliance and the results obtained. Other Requirements In all cases, the distance between the rear fog lamp and each stop lamp shall be greater than mm.

If none of the three measured results differs by more than 2 mrad 0,2 per cent inclination from the r84 mean of the results, that mean shall constitute the final result. The concealment of lamps shall be prohibited, with the exception of the main-beam headlamps, the dipped-beam headlamps and the front fog lamps, which may be concealed when they are not rr48 use. A fully searchable, accurate, user-friendly resource for consolidated regulations that are updated quickly and frequently.

The presence of partitions or other items of equipment near the headlamp shall not give rise to secondary effects causing discomfort to other road users.