FIA Region I offers recommendations to the European Commission’s revision of Regulation 78/2009 on the type-approval of motor vehicles, to improve the protection of pedestrians and other vulnerable road users.
FIA Region I recommends that the European Commission:
- Amends the legal framework to correspond to stringent Euro NCAP vulnerable road user protection test and assessment requirements and to make these requirements mandatory for M1 and N1 category vehicles
- Mandates that M1 and N1 vehicles must pass the adult-head-to-windscreen test performance threshold to receive type approval with an increase of the test impact speed from 35 to 40 km/h
- Accelerates the market deployment of active safety systems that can detect vulnerable road users