Regulation No. 16-06 Proposed Supplement 8

Name:Regulation No. 16-06 Proposed Supplement 8
Description:Safety-belts, ISOFIX and i-size. Proposed Supplement 8 to the 06 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 06 Series of Amendments to Regulation No. 16 (Safety-belts, ISOFIX and i-size).
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2016-09-02
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:13
Vehicle Types:Agricultural Tractor, Bus, Car, Component, Heavy Truck, Light Truck, Motorcycle, Trailer
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Current)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/98
PROPOSAL FOR SUPPLEMENT 8 TO THE 06 SERIES OF
AMENDMENTS TO
REGULATION NO. 16
(SAFETY-BELTS, ISOFIX AND i-SIZE)
As Amended by Paragraph 75 of the Report of the World Forum for Harmonization of
Vehicle Regulations on its 170 Session, November 15-18, 2016
ADOPTED AT THE 170 SESSION – NOVEMBER 2016
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: JUNE 22, 2017

Insert new Paragraphs 6.4.1.4.1.1. and 6.4.1.4.1.2., to read:
"6.4.1.4.1.1. In the case of the driver, contact of the chest with the steering assembly would be
allowed, if the latter meets the requirements of Regulation No. 12 and provided contact
does not occur at a speed higher than 24km/h. For this assessment the seat shall be
considered to be in the positions specified in Paragraph 7.7.1.5. below.
6.4.1.4.1.2. In the case of any other occupant, a contact of the head or of the chest with any rigid
part of the vehicle in front of the manikin would not be allowed. Additionally contact of the
manikins head with its knees is not allowed.
For this assessment the seat of the tested manikin and, if applicable, the seat in front of
the manikin shall be considered to be in the positions specified in Paragraph 7.7.1.6.
below."
Paragraph 7.7.1.5., amend to read:
"7.7.1.5. For the assessment of the requirements in Paragraphs 6.4.1.4.1. and 6.4.1.4.1.1. the
seat shall be positioned in its most forward driving position appropriate to the dimensions
of the manikin."
Insert new Paragraphs 7.7.1.6. to 7.7.1.7., to read:
"7.7.1.6. For the assessment of the requirements in Paragraphs 6.4.1.4.1. and 6.4.1.4.1.2. the
seat adjustment shall be:
7.7.1.6.1. For front passenger seats: the occupant in the front shall be in its most forward travelling
position according to the dimensions of the manikin. The positions of the seats shall be
stated in the report.
7.7.1.6.2. For rear seats: For any testing position of rear seated occupants, the position of the
tested seating position, shall be considered as positioned to the seats R-Point. If the seat
back is adjustable, the seat back angle should be adjusted using the 3-D H Point
machine with its torso angle as close as possible to 10°.
The seating position in front of the tested seating position shall be adjusted to the middle
position of travel and height or in the nearest locking position thereto. If the seat back of
this seat is adjustable, the seat back angle should be adjusted using the 3-D H Point
machine with its torso angle as close as possible to 10°.
This may be proven by a contour on CAD or drawing of the in-vehicle situation.
7.7.1.7. Alternatively to Paragraphs 7.7.1.5. and 7.7.1.6., in the case where those devices cannot
be tested on the test trolley, the manufacturer may demonstrate by a conventional frontal
impact test at 50km/h in conformity with the procedure ISO 3560:2013 that the device
complies with the requirements of the Regulation."
Paragraphs 7.7.1.6. and 7.7.1.7. (former), renumber as Paragraphs 7.7.1.8. and 7.7.1.9.

Annex 1B, insert new Item 12.1., to read:
"12.1. In case a restraint system has been granted/extended, those can be used for particular
types of vehicles compatible with the following dimensional conditions: no interior part in
a quoted A-zone as shown below (Figure 2):
_____________
Annex 2, last example, amend to read:
Figure 2
"The safety-belt bearing this type approval mark is a three-point belt ("A") fitted with an energy absorber
("e"), approved as meeting the specific requirements of Paragraph 6.4.1.3.3. or 6.4.1.3.4. of this
Regulation, and with a multiple-sensitivity ("m") type 4 ("r4") retractor, in respect of which type approval
was granted in the Netherlands ("E 4") under the approval number 062439. The first two digits indicate
that the Regulation already incorporated the 06 series of amendments at the time of the approval. This
safety-belt has to be fitted to a vehicle equipped with an airbag in the given seating position."
"

Annex 16, amend to read:
"ANNEX 16
SAFETY-BELT INSTALLATION SHOWING THE BELT TYPES AND RETRACTOR TYPES

Annex 17, Appendix 1,
Paragraph 2.7., amend to read:
"2.7. Ensure that the fixture is located with its vertical plane of symmetry within ±25mm of the
vertical plane of symmetry of the seating position."
Paragraph 3.2., amend to read:
"3.2. The lap portion of the belt shall touch the fixture on both sides at the rear of the lap belt
path (see Figure 3). The seat belt webbing shall always cover the points BP on the left
and right ends of the curved edge; the exact position of point BP on the curved edge is
indicated in detail W of Figure 1."
Figures 1 to 3, amend to read:
"
Figure 1
Specifications of the Fixture (all dimensions in mm)

If a seating position is only suitable for use with forward-facing child restraint systems,
this shall also be indicated in the vehicle handbook.
In addition to the above defined information for the vehicle user, the vehicle
manufacturers shall make available the information as defined by Appendix 3 of this
Annex. For example, this information can be included in separate Annexes of the vehicle
handbook, or in technical descriptions of the vehicle or on a dedicated webpage.
1.2. A child restraint system of the universal category means a child restraint approved to the
"universal" category of Regulation No. 44, Supplement 5 to 03 series of amendments.
Seating positions, which are indicated by the vehicle manufacturer as being suitable for
the installation of child restraints systems shall comply with the provisions of Appendix 1
to this annex.
1.3. An ISOFIX child restraint shall be approved to Regulation No. 44, Supplement 5 to 03
series of amendments or to Regulation No. 129. ISOFIX positions, which are indicated
by the vehicle manufacturer as being suitable for the installation of ISOFIX child
restraints systems shall comply with the provisions of Appendix 2 to this annex.
1.4. An i-Size child restraint means a child restraint approved to the i-Size category of
Regulation No. 129. Seating positions, which are indicated by the vehicle manufacturer
as being suitable for the installation of i-Size child restraints systems shall comply with
the provisions of Appendix 2 to this annex."
Annex 17, Appendix 2, Paragraph 2., amend to read:
"2. TEST PROCEDURE
ISOFIX positions in the vehicle, defined by the vehicle manufacturer shall be checked to
ensure that the CRF listed in paragraph 4 of this Appendix can be accommodated.
Where the vehicle manufacturer has indicated that the ISOFIX position(s) will
accommodate a particular CRF, then it shall be assumed that smaller CRFs of the same
orientation may be accommodated.
i-Size seating positions, defined by the vehicle manufacturer, shall be checked to ensure
that it is possible to accommodate both the ISO/R2 and the ISO/F2X child restraint
fixtures (see paragraph 4 of this Annex) including the i-Size support leg installation
assessment volume.
For both, ISOFIX and i-size position(s), the following procedure shall apply:"

Seat Number Position in the vehicle
1 Front left
2 Front centre
3 Front right
4 2 row left
5 2 row centre
6 2 row right
7 3 row left
8 3 row centre
9 3 row right
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Safety-belts, ISOFIX and i-size. Proposed Supplement 8 to the 06 Series.