Daytime Running Light

Standard:
Revised:
  • 2014-12-02
 
Publisher:
  • SAE International
Pages:
12
Scope:

This SAE Standard provides test procedures, requirements, and guidelines for a daytime running light (DRL) function.

Rationale:

Revisions from comments on Jan. 16, 2014 & May 14, 2014 ballot
REORDERED RATIONALE SECTION - NUMERICAL ORDER
Highlighted in Yellow all changes (ENTIRE DOCUMENT)
Section 2 References
2.2.7 China GB 23255-2009 added as a reference
Corrected spelling of “signalling” and title of UNECE Reg 48
Corrected TC website name
Corrected official name of CMVSS and the agency name to Motor Vehicle Safety
Reordered Table of Contents in Tests and Requirements sections
Added J387, Terminology, as a reference
Section 3 Definitions
3.2 Corrected DRLF definition to agree with J387, Terminology
Sections 5 & 6 Tests & Requirements
5.5 Changed bulb to light source
5.6 changed wording for color
5.7 3m does not apply to DRL provided by headlamps
Added “or a separate lamp” at end after headlamp
Sections 5 and 6 reordered to match order of J575
6.7.2, 6.7.3 – Editorial changes made to improve clarity and understanding, renumbered where required, and corrected typo’s
6.7.2
Added “DRLF provided by a” and replaced LED with “Optically Combined with a” Front Position Lamp
6.7.3 a) – Deleted redundant with section 6.7.3.b)
6.7.3 & 6.7.4 Wording corrections - Luminous Intensity
6.9 – Renumbered section and reworded
6.9.4 – added the word “operational” to section heading
6.9.5 – Added section heading “Installation Requirements” and added wording for clarity, “ There shall only be one DRLF per vehicle. This shall be made up of one pair of lamps, one on each side of the front of the vehicle, facing to the front.”
7., 8., 9. – Renumbered
Changed “parking lamp” to “front position lamp” throughout document
6.7.2 and 6.7.3 amended for clarity
6.7.4 Contains requirements for front turn signals which will remain here until such time that J588 can capture these requirements. Currently there is no reference to the DRL (J2087) in J588. This section is completely rewritten but will not be removed at this time.
Section 7.0
7.1.1, 7.1.2, & 7.1.3 Telltale
7.1.3b amended for clarity
7.2 Operating Guideline to Operation Guideline
7.2.4 Added start-stop engine operation system
7.3.1 Wording - DRL lamps should be spaced as far apart laterally as practicable.
7.4 Removed
Sections 7., 8., & 9. – Renumbered
Changed “parking lamp” to “front position lamp” throughout document including Fig 3 title
All cases of the use of “should” were changed to “shall”
The correction was made to the term “telltale” to agree with J387; Terminology.
FIGURES – remove (delete) footnotes 5 and 6; corrected titles

History:
Standard Published Revision Status
J2087_201708 2017-08-17 Latest Revised
2016-06-03 Historical Revised
2015-09-02 Historical Revised
2014-12-02 Historical Revised
2011-10-10 Historical Revised
2011-01-11 Historical Revised
2006-03-08 Historical Revised
1997-07-01 Historical Revised
1991-08-31 Historical Issued
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