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Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for comment. SUMMARY: In a March 22, 2017, Federal Register document, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intention to reconsider the Final Determination of the Mid-term Evaluation of greenhouse … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation's (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). ACTION: Notice of intent. SUMMARY: EPA announces its intention to reconsider the Final Determination of the Mid-Term Evaluation of greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for model year (MY) 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles and … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Denial of petition for rulemaking. SUMMARY: This document denies a January 13, 2016 rulemaking petition jointly submitted by Consumer Watchdog, Center for Auto Safety, and Public Citizen. The petition requested NHTSA to begin a rulemaking … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 3854 AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). SUMMARY: This document proposes to establish a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS), No. 150, to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications for new light vehicles and … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Grant of petition for rulemaking. SUMMARY: This notice partially grants a petition for rulemaking submitted by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Petitioners”) on June … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Denial of petition for rulemaking. SUMMARY: This document denies a petition for rulemaking, submitted by Ms. Scheryn Bennett, requesting that the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) require every vehicle to be equipped with an emergency glass breaking tool. … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: NHTSA is announcing a public meeting to seek input specifically on the Model State Policy and Modern Regulatory Tools sections of the recently released Federal Automated Vehicles Policy (the Policy). … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). SUMMARY: NHTSA is proposing to require placing a label on the passenger side sun visor of light-duty vehicles that provides information about how to submit a safety-related motor vehicle defect … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: NHTSA is announcing a public meeting to seek input on the recently released Federal Automated Vehicles Policy (the Policy). The Policy is guidance that seeks to speed the delivery of … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Extension of comment period. SUMMARY: NHTSA and FMCSA have received requests to extend the comment period for their proposal that would require vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 64405 AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Publication of preliminary theft data; request for comments. SUMMARY: This document requests comments on data about passenger motor vehicle thefts that occurred in calendar year (CY) 2014, including theft rates for existing … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Executive Summary II. Legal Basis III. Background A. Speed Limiting Technology B. NHTSA's 1991 Report to Congress on CMV Speed Control Devices C. Petitions for Rulemaking 1. American Trucking Associations … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary II. Notification Requirements Before and After MAP-21 and FAST Act III. NHTSA's Proposed Amendment To Require Notification to Owners and Purchasers by Electronic Means in Addition to Notification by First Class … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Executive Summary II. Background a. NHTSA's Statutory Authority National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Vehicle Safety Act) MAP-21 (Incorporating the Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2012) b. NHTSA's 2007 … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background A. Past Petition for Rulemaking B. Agency Position: Pregnant Women Should Wear Their Seat Belts C. Pregnant Women in Motor Vehicle Crashes 1. Past Studies 2. Available Field Data (a) Data … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Executive Summary B. The Cost Savings Act, the Truth in Mileage Act and Subsequent Amendments 1. The Cost Savings Act 2. The Truth in Mileage Act 3. Amendments Following the Truth … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. FMVSS No. 216 “Roof Crush Resistance” and Part 595 III. Petition for Rulemaking IV. Response to Petition A. What are the mobility needs that require accommodation? B. Our Proposal To Accommodate … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Executive Summary Summary of Proposal II. FMVSS No. 305 III. The Global Technical Regulation a. Overview of the Process b. Overview of GTR No. 13 1. Electric Safety Requirements During … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top AGENCIES: DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Does this action apply to me? B. Public Participation (1) How do I prepare and submit comments? (2) Tips for Preparing Your Comments (3) How can I be sure that my comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Summary of Petition II. Analysis of Petition Slowing Device Illumination Indicator III. Agency Decision Footnotes DATES: Back to Top February 12, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Ms. Lisa Gavin, Office of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary II. Notification Requirements Before and After MAP-21 A. Means of Notification B. Additional Notifications III. Public Participation A. Means and Methods of Notification B. General Owner Knowledge and Behavior/Availability of Information … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary II. Background A. NHTSA's Confidentiality Practices and Regulations B. Other NHTSA Statutes and Regulations and Confidential Materials C. Federal Government Confidentiality Determination Practices D. Volume and Scope of Confidentiality Requests E. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act A. Background and Purpose B. Review Schedule C. Regulations Under Analysis II. Plain Language A. Background and Purpose B. Review Schedule Comments How do I prepare … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Executive Summary Introduction Origins of This Rulemaking Impacts of the Rulemaking II. Overview of Existing Standards FMVSSs CMVSS III. IIHS Petition for Rulemaking  [22] IV. Overview of Proposed Changes 1. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Reopening of Comment Period Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The comment closing date for the July 23, 2015 ANPRM (Docket No. NHTSA-2015-0070; 80 FR 43663) is November 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction DATES: Back to Top October 1, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Mr. Otto Matheke, Office of the Chief Counsel (Telephone: 202-366-5253) (Fax: 202-366-3820). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top Correction Back to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Access and Filing Request for Comments Summary of Responses How do State offices currently collect and report data to FHWA and NHTSA? Are any elements of those information collections or reports duplicative? If yes, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary II. Civil Penalties Under the Safety Act Prior to MAP-21 III. NHTSA's Proposed Procedures for Its Assessment of Civil Penalties Under the Safety Act A. Initiation of the Proceeding by NHTSA … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top Comments must be submitted on or before October 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments identified by Docket No. NHTSA-2015-0067 by any of the following methods: Federal … [read more]

  Correction Back to Top Proposed Rule document 2015-18527 was inadvertently published in the Rules section of the issue of July 28, 2015, beginning on page 44893. It should have appeared in the Proposed Rules section. [FR Doc. 2015-19297 Filed 8-3-15; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6560-50-P … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top NHTSA and EPA will jointly hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. local time. EPA and NHTSA will make every effort to accommodate all … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Overview Current Work Purpose of This ANPRM III. Extending FMVSS No. 224, Rear Impact Protection, to SUTs a. 2013 NHTSA/UMTRI Study Presence of Rear Impact Guard on Heavy … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Executive Summary A. Purpose of the Regulatory Action B. Need for Regulation C. Summary of the Major Provisions of the Regulatory Action in Question 1. Interpretation—Novelty Helmets Are Motor Vehicle Equipment 2. Defining … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background a. NPRM for New FAD b. FMVSS No. 210 c. History Surrounding the Development of the FAD II. Overview of NPRM Comments a. Design and Performance of the FAD … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act A. Background and Purpose B. Review Schedule C. Regulations Under Analysis II. Plain Language A. Background and Purpose B. Review Schedule III. Comments How do I … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Executive Summary Introduction Background Developments Post-1999 Final Rule New Information Improving Anchorage Systems Overview of Proposal Ease of Using Lower Anchorages Ease of Using Tether Anchorages Enhanced Ability To Identify … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Public Participation How long do I have to submit comments? How do I prepare and submit comments? How can I be sure that my comments were received? How do I submit confidential … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction of Publication FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Clint Lindsay, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance, NHTSA, (202) 366-5288. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top The heading of the notice of proposed rulemaking published in the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents I. Executive Summary II. Questions on Which NHTSA Requests Further Information From the Public a. Safety Need b. NHTSA's Exercise of Its Legal Authority To Require V2V c. What's Necessary for DSRC To … [read more]

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