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- English
The revised fourth edition of the Blue Book continues to provide precise information about the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) as serviced by the ECE Sustainable Transport  Division: on its history, its administrative and legal framework as a guide for users, and on the three Agreements. WP.29 administers the three major international United Nations
- English
The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was formally established in July 1947. For 75 years, ITC has provided a platform for intergovernmental cooperation to facilitate and develop international transport while simultaneously improving its safety and environmental performance. The main results of this critical work are reflected in the 59
- English
The Framework on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (FDAV), developed at the intergovernmental level, forms a novel initiative aimed at harmonizing globally automated driving regulations and creating a more productive environment for innovation. Since the establishment of GRVA, the Working Party has created a global scheme to develop requirements and guidelines for automated and
- English
This brochure focuses on the automotive sector developments and governmental responses, as well as provides insights on the activities’ development performed by intergovernmental bodies of UNECE to enable assisted and automated driving as of September 2021. It further includes a short section aimed at providing clarity about various myths.  
- English
The implementation of vehicle regulations related activities demonstrated that, through accession to and implementation of the 1998 Agreement, vehicles safety will be increased considerably. However, the main issue for many countries remains how to prepare for accession and implementation of this Agreement so that they can benefit from its provisions, ensuring that safer and less polluting
- Pусский
Проведение мероприятий, связанных с правилами в области транспортных средств, показало, что благодаря присоединению к Cоглашению 1998 года уровень безопасности транспортных средств значительно повысится. Однако основным вопросом для многих стран является подготовка к присоединению к Соглашению и его осуществлению, с тем чтобы они могли извлечь пользу из положений, предусматривающих
- English
In April 2020, a UN Task Force was set up to develop recommendations for green and healthy sustainable transport to assist member States in the post COVID-19 recovery.  Bringing together over 50 experts from member States, international institutions, academia, public transport operators and industry experts, the Task Force set up under the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme
- English
Part of the WP.29, “How it works – How to join it” series, this publication introduces methodologies that are used to evaluate the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety and vehicle safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicle regulations on
- Español
En la presente publicación, que forma parte de la serie WP.29, “FuncionamientoParticipación”, se muestran las metodologías que se utilizan para evaluar la rentabilidad socioeconómica de la aplicación de las principales normas de las Naciones Unidas relativas a los vehículos para mejorar la seguridad vial. Se presenta una visión general actual de la seguridad vial y de las estadísticas de
- العربية
هذا المنشور جزء من سلسلة المنتدى العالمي لتنسيق اللوائح المتعلقة بالمركبات "كيف يعمل وكيف تنضم إليه"، وهو يعرض المنهجيات المستخدمة في تقييم المنافع الاجتماعية والاقتصادية التي يحققها تطبيق لوائح الأمم المتحدة الرئيسية المتعلقة بالمركبات من أجل تحسين السامة على الطرق. وهو يتضمن نظرةً عامةً عن إحصاءات السامة على الطرق وسامة المركبات في العالم حاليا،ً ويصف المنهجيات المستخدمة في تقييم تأثير لوائح
- English
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has placed our increasingly interconnected world in an unprecedented situation. This crisis has generated human distress and an economic downturn that is impacting global efforts to improve livelihoods and achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the early response to restraining the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, limited
- English
The benefits of buckling up safety-belts are clear. If you buckle up in the front seat of a passenger car you can reduce your risk of a fatal injury by 45% (Kahane, 2015) and moderate to critical injury by 50%. Fastening safety-belts helps you to stay in control of your vehicle during when the unexpected occurs such as an abrupt deceleration. This leaflet is designed to provide basic information