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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 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
From this page it is possible to view and download the text of the annexed regulations to the ADN as applicable from 1 January 2021 (ADN 2021) in PDF format. The electronic version of the publication is made available for information purposes only. To comply with the requirements of ADN, refer to the official UN official publication on paper.
- English
These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and international organisations concerned with the regulation of the transport of dangerous goods. The
- English
The electronic version of GHS Rev.9, available for free for consultation purposes is available here. Printed versions and electronic editable versions are available for sale at the United Nations Publications section at:
- 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 rapid development of high-speed rail (HSR) networks has been observed worldwide in recent years. The experience of states operating these systems demonstrates that they are setting new standards of quality and contributing to the renaissance of railway as a mode of transport. The development of an HSR network in the TER region would significantly improve the competitiveness of rail,
- English
The construction and maintenance of road infrastructure is an important area of most countries’ national economies, but also one of the least digitized sub-sectors. It suffers from the presence of systemic shortcomings including an insufficient level of cooperation, inadequate information management, and limited investment in technology, research and development. These shortcomings often result
- English
The Trans-European North-South Motorway (TEM) Project was initiated to facilitate road traffic in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and to assist with the process of integrating European transport infrastructure systems. One of the objectives of the Project is to improve the road network’s management. This report aims to provide TEM member countries with up-to-date information about how
- English
The Trans-European North-South Motorway (TEM) Project was initiated to facilitate road traffic in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and to assist with the process of integrating European transport infrastructure systems. In order to improve the road network’s management, the Project provides TEM member countries with benchmarking of the current capacities of asset management, with up-to-
- 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
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 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
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Adopted on 30 September 1957 in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the ADR entered into force on 29 January 1968. This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Its Annexes A and B contain the technical requirements for road transport, i.e. the conditions under which
- Français
L’ADR, fait à Genève le 30 septembre 1957 sous l'égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l'Europe, est entré en vigueur le 29 janvier 1968. Cet Accord est destiné à accroître la sécurité du transport international de marchandises dangereuses par route. Ses annexes A et B imposent les conditions dans lesquelles les marchandises dangereuses, lorsqu'elles ne sont pas interdites,
- English
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has a long history of support for developing transport connections between Europe and Asia.  The EATL project, Phase I (2002–2007), Phase II (2008–2012) and Phase III (2013–2017) made transport between Europe and Asia a reality.  Phase III gathered 38 countries from Europe and Asia and concluded that road and rail transportation along Euro-
- English
ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.7 Sales No. E.20.VIII.1 ISBN 978-92-1-130394-0 eISBN 978-92-1-004503-2 Languages: E, F, (A, C, R, S forthcoming) How to order this publication? This publication is also available online for free (download). The "Manual of Tests and Criteria" contains criteria, test methods and