ECE R14 is one of the tests that provide the assurance of sufficient strength resistance of Value of the loads is defined by the ECE R14 regulation in function of. STATUS OF UNITED NATIONS REGULATION ECE UNIFORM PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF: VEHICLES WITH REGARD TO. To guarantee proper function of the seat belt system, belt anchorages have to resist defined static test loads that represent an vehicular impact. ECE R14 and.

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The test specified in paragraphs 6. The two tests can be performed on two different structures if the manufacturer so requests. For i-Size positions, providing the limits specified in paragraph 5. This marking shall clearly indicate to the user when the anchorage is in a position suitable for use by an adult of average stature; b The effective upper anchorage shall be so designed to permit adjustment of its height by a manual adjusting device that is readily accessible to the wearer when seated and is convenient and easy to use; c The effective upper anchorage shall be so designed to prevent any unintended upward movement of the anchorage that would reduce the effectiveness of the device during normal use; d The manufacturer shall include within the vehicle handbook clear guidance on the adjustment of such systems, together with advice on the suitability and limitations for use by occupants of short stature.

Coding of reference data Reference data are listed consecutively for each seating position. Tilt the back pan forward to release the tension on the seat-back.

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However, existing approvals of the vehicle categories which are not affected by the 06 series of amendments to this Regulation shall remain valid and Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall continue to accept them.

As from the official date of entry into force of the 06 series of amendments, no Contracting Party applying this Regulation shall refuse to grant ECE approvals under this Regulation as amended by the 06 series of amendments. After testing any damage to the anchorages and structures supporting load during tests shall be noted. The Parties to the Agreement applying this Regulation shall communicate to the United Nations secretariat the names and addresses of the technical services responsible for conducting approval tests and of the administrative departments which grant approval and to which forms certifying approval or extension, or refusal or extension or withdrawal of approval, issued in other countries, are to be sent.


Enable the installation of a suitable safety-belt. Where such ISOFIX or i-Size positions are fitted totally or partially on the seat or group of seats, the structural characteristics of the seat or group of seats or floor in case of i-Size seating positions are the same as those for the other seats or groups of seats.

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Point J 2 is determined by symmetry with point J 1 about the longitudinal vertical plane passing through the torso line described in paragraph 5. In case where an ISOFIX top tether anchorage is provided on such vehicles, it shall comply with the suitable provisions of this Regulation.

Carefully return the back pan to the seat-back and check the two spirits levels for zero position. Reguulation with this requirement may be proven by a physical test or computer simulation or representative drawings. The minimum spacings for the effective lower anchorages specified in paragraph 5.

No preload beyond the minimum necessary for correct positioning of the test device shall be introduced to safety-belt anchorages during this operation. A note to this effect shall be included in the information document. If there were a frontal airbag, it has to be deactivated.

If necessary, reposition the lower leg. Method described in paragraph 5. Areas of location of effective belt anchorages. Where the anchorages are; and If the 3-D H machine tends to slide rearward, use the following procedure. The pictogram shall contrast with the background of the square. The R point is the seating reference point defined in paragraph 2.

Any anchorage intended solely for use ee conjunction with a disabled person’s belt, or any other restraint system according to Regulation No02 series of amendments, Annex 8, do not need to conform to the requirements of this Regulation. A test method other than those prescribed in Paragraph 6.


Each of these tests may be performed on different structures if the manufacturer so requests. Support leg test device. If the vehicle is designed to accept other devices which do not enable the straps to be directly attached to belt anchorages without intervening sheaves, etc.

As from 20 February for vehicles of category M1, Contracting Regjlation applying this Regulation shall grant ECE approvals only if the requirements of this Regulation, as amended by Supplement 5 to the 05 series of amendments, are satisfied.

Geometrical requirements for i-Size seating positions connected to i-Size support legs In addition to the requirements defined in 5. The approval numbers indicate that on the dates on which these approvals were granted Regulation No.

Help Print this page. If the seats and head restraint are adjustable, they shall be tested in the position defined by the technical service within the limited range prescribed by the car manufacturer as provided in Appendix 3 of Annex 17 of Regulation No Notwithstanding the provision of the paragraph 5.

If the vehicle is fitted by the manufacturer with safety-belts which are attached to all anchorages prescribed for the seat in question, these anchorages need not meet the requirement set out in paragraph 5.

Geometrical requirements for i-Size seating positions connected to i-Size support legs. The median longitudinal plane of the seat shall pass between Points L and L and shall be at least mm from these points. The plane P for the rear outboard seating position shall be that specified by the manufacturer on condition the following limits for distance A between the longitudinal median plane of the vehicle and plane P are respected:.

Detailed description of the vehicle type with regard to the design of the seats, of the seat anchorages and of their adjustment and locking systems. The belt anchorages must withstand the specified load for not less than 0,2 second.