Regulation No. 53-01 Proposed Supplement 18

Name:Regulation No. 53-01 Proposed Supplement 18
Description:Lighting and Signalling Installation - L3. Proposed Supplement 18 to the 01 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for Supplement 18 to the 01 Series of Amendments to Regulation No.53 (Installation of Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices for L3 Vehicles).
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2015-12-23
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:4
Vehicle Types:Motorcycle
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Historical)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/22
PROPOSAL FOR SUPPLEMENT 18 TO THE 01 SERIES OF
AMENDMENTS TO
REGULATION NO. 53
(INSTALLATION OF LIGHTING AND
LIGHT-SIGNALLING DEVICES FOR L 3 VEHICLES)
ADOPTED AT THE 168 SESSION – MARCH 2016
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: OCTOBER 8, 2016

Paragraph 6.9.2., amend to read:
"6.9.2. Electrical Connections
The signal shall be given by means of a separate control enabling all the direction indicators
to be supplied with current simultaneously. In addition, it may be activated automatically in
the event of a vehicle being involved in a collision or after the de-activation of the
emergency stop signal, as specified in Paragraph 6.14. below. In such cases, it may be
turned OFF manually."
Insert a new Paragraph 6.14., to read:
"6.14. Emergency Stop Signal
6.14.1. Presence
Optional.
6.14.2. Number
The emergency stop signal shall be given by the simultaneous operation of all the stop or
direction indicator lamps fitted as described in Paragraph 6.14.7.
As specified in Paragraph 6.3.1. or 6.4.1.
6.14.3. Arrangement
6.14.4. Position
As specified in Paragraph 6.3.2. or 6.4.2.
As specified in Paragraph 6.3.3. or 6.4.3.
6.14.5. Geometric Visibility
6.14.6. Orientation
As specified in Paragraph 6.3.4. or 6.4.4.
As specified in Paragraph 6.3.5. or 6.4.5.
6.14.7. Electrical Connections
6.14.7.1. All the lamps of the emergency stop signal shall flash in phase at a frequency of
4.0 ± 1.0Hz.
6.14.7.1.1. However, if any of the lamps of the emergency stop signal to the rear of the vehicle use
filament light sources the frequency shall be 4.0 +0.0/-1.0Hz.
6.14.7.2. The emergency stop signal shall operate independently of other lamps.

Lighting and Signalling Installation - L3. Proposed Supplement 18 to the 01 Series.