November 24-26, 2015 the 11th meeting of informal group on development of UN Draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems was held in Seoul (South Korea),

November 24-26, 2015 the 11th meeting of informal group on development of UN Draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems was held in Seoul (South Korea), chaired by Deputy General Director of FSUE NAMI - Director of NAMI’s Testing centre Denis Zagarin.

Within the context of the agreed agenda, the requirements to the Accident Emergency Call Device, as well as the requirements regarding device (conformance evaluated) installation in the vehicle were discussed. In the course of the discussion, the following questions were raised: the quality of the loud speaking communication, the requirements for trouble alarm of the Accident Emergency Call System, issues of providing the continuity of system’s power supply during emergencies in order to ensure its efficiency after a heavy accident, as well as requirements and test methods for components of the Accident Emergency Call System regarding their mechanical resistance. Group members also discussed methods for assessing operability of the device / system of complete vehicle. It should be noted that the experts reached a consensus on most of the topics. The remaining questions were referred for additional elaboration to national expert bodies for further research, including full-scale tests. The results must be submitted to the 12th meeting to be held February 9-11 in Moscow at the SSC of the RF FSUE NAMI.

The developed by AECS working group UN Draft Regulation on Accident Emergency Call Systems is to be provided to 111th session of Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) of the World Forum (WP.29) in October, 2016 for further discussion.

The working group meeting was attended by representatives of Non-profit partnership “GLONASS”, NAMI’s Testing centre, the International Organization of Automobile Manufacturers (OICA), the world's largest automakers, European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA), the European Commission, the European GNSS Agency (GSA), TUV RheinlandGroup (Germany), CETECOM (Germany), the UK Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), and other experts.

Details of the official working group on AECS is provided on the official website of WP.29: https://www2.unece.org/wiki/display/trans/AECS+11th+meeting