Regulation No. 94-03 Proposal

Name:Regulation No. 94-03 Proposal
Description:Frontal Collision. Proposal for the 03 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for the 03 Series of Amendments to Regulation No. 94 (Frontal Collision).
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2015-08-24
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:7
Information:Published as Regulation No. 94-03
Vehicle Types:Car
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Historical)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/96
PROPOSAL FOR THE 03 SERIES
OF AMENDMENTS TO
REGULATION NO. 94
(FRONTAL COLLISION)
ADOPTED AT THE 167 SESSION – NOVEMBER 2015
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: JUNE 18, 2016

Paragraph 7.1.2.2., amend to read:
"7.1.2.2. If the modifications concern only the interior fittings, if the mass does not increase by more
than 8% and if the number of front seats initially provided in the vehicle remains the same,
the following shall be carried out:"
Paragraph 11.9., amend to read:
"11.9. Contracting Parties applying the Regulation shall continue to accept approvals to the 01
series of amendments to this Regulation, for the vehicles which are not affected by the 02
series of amendments."
Insert new Paragraphs 11.11. to 11.15., to read:
"11.11. As from the official date of entry into force of the 03 series of amendments, no Contracting
Party applying this Regulation shall refuse to grant approval under this Regulation as
amended by the 03 series of amendments.
11.12. As from September 1, 2018, Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall grant
approvals only to those types of vehicle which comply with the requirements of this
Regulation as amended by the 03 series of amendments.
11.13. Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall not refuse to grant extensions of
approvals for existing types which have been granted according to the preceding series of
amendments to this Regulation.
11.14. Contracting Parties applying the Regulation shall continue to accept approvals to the 01
series of amendments to the Regulation, granted before June 23, 2013 or 2014, as foreseen
in Paragraph 11.5. above.
11.15. Contracting Parties applying the Regulation shall continue to accept approvals to the 02
series of amendments to the Regulation, granted before September 1, 2018."

Paragraph 1.4.3.3., amend to read:
"1.4.3.3. Gear-change lever
The gear-change lever shall be in the neutral position. If the vehicle is propelled by its own
engine, then the gear-change level shall be defined by the manufacturer."
Paragraph 1.4.3.10., amend to read:
"1.4.3.10. Head Restraints
Head restraints adjustable for height shall be in their appropriate position as defined by the
manufacturer. In the absence of any particular recommendation from the manufacturer, then
the head restraints shall be in their uppermost position."
Paragraph 2.1.1. and footnote
, amend to read:
"2.1.1. A dummy corresponding to the specifications for Hybrid III fiftieth percentile male dummy
fitted with a 45° ankle and meeting the specifications for its adjustment shall be installed in
each of the front outboard seats in accordance with the conditions set out in Annex 5. The
ankle of the dummy shall be certified in accordance with the procedures in Annex 10.
Annex 4,
The title, amend to read:
"HEAD PERFORMANCE CRITERION (HPC) AND 3ms HEAD ACCELERATION
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA"
Paragraphs 1. to 1.1., amend to read:
"1. HEAD PERFORMANCE CRITERION (HPC )
1.1. The Head Performance Criterion (HPC ) is considered to be satisfied when, during the test,
there is no contact between the head and any vehicle component."
Paragraphs 2. to 2.1., amend to read:
"2. INJURY CRITERIA FOR NECK
2.1. These criteria are determined by the compressive axial force, the axial tensile force and the
fore/aft shear forces at the head/neck interface, expressed in kN and measured according to
Paragraph 5.2.2. of Annex 3 and by the duration of these forces expressed in ms."

Annex 8,
Paragraphs 4. to 4.3., shall be deleted.
Paragraphs 5. to 6., renumber as Paragraphs 4. to 5.
Frontal Collision. Proposal for the 03 Series.