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Download as PDF 7824 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 30 / Tuesday, February 14, 2006 / Notices allow sponsors to submit the reports electronically in the future. Dated: January 3, 2006. Stanley S. Colvin, Director, Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–2050 Filed 2–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on December 1, 2005 in Volume 70, Number 230 on pages 72145–72146. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donna Glassbrenner, PhD, at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mathematical Analysis Division, NPO–121, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Room 6125, Washington, DC 20590. Dr. Glassbrenner can also be reached at (202) 366–3962. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Title: National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats. OMB Number: 2127–0644. Type of Request: 3-year extension of approval for information collection. Abstract: The National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats is being conducted to respond to the Section 14(i) of the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act of 2000. The Act directs the Department of Transportation to reduce the deaths and injuries among children in the 4-to-8 year old age group that are caused by failure to use a VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:46 Feb 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 booster seat by 25 percent. Conducting the National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats will provide the Department with invaluable information on who is and is not using booster seats, helping the Department better direct its outreach programs to ensure that children are protected to the greatest degree possible when they ride in motor vehicles. The OMB approval for this survey is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2006. NHTSA seeks an extension to this approval in order to continue to obtain this important survey data, saving more children and helping to comply with the TREAD Act requirement. Affected Public: Motorists in passenger vehicles at gas stations, fast food restaurants, and other types of sites frequented by children during the time in which the survey is conducted. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 320 hours. Number of Respondents: Approximately 4,800 adult motorists will respond to survey questions about the children in their vehicle. Send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725–17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: NHTSA Desk Officer. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: Issued in Washington, DC, February 2006. Joseph Carra, Associate Administrator for the National Center for Statistics and Analysis, NHTSA. [FR Doc. 06–1360 Filed 2–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Ford Motor Company National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Grant of petition for exemption. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document grants in full the petition of Ford Motor Company, (Ford) in accordance with § 543.9(c)(2) of 49 CFR Part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard, for the Focus vehicle line beginning with model year (MY) 2006. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the partsmarking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard. DATES: The exemption granted by this notice is effective beginning with model year (MY) 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Carlita Ballard, Office of International Policy, Fuel Economy and Consumer Programs, NHTSA, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Ms. Ballard’s telephone number is (202) 366–0846. Her fax number is (202) 493– 2290. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a petition dated October 7, 2005, Ford requested exemption from the partsmarking requirements of the theft prevention standard (49 CFR Part 541) for the MY 2006 Focus vehicle line. The petition requested exemption from parts-marking pursuant to 49 CFR Part 543, Exemption from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard, based on the installation of an antitheft device as standard equipment for an entire vehicle line. Under § 543.5(a), a manufacturer may petition NHTSA to grant exemptions for one line of its vehicle lines per year. In its petition, Ford provided a detailed description and diagram of the identity, design, and location of the components of the antitheft device for the Focus vehicle line. Ford will install its antitheft device, the SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft Electronic Powertrain Immobilizer System (SecuriLock) as standard equipment on the Ford Focus vehicle line beginning with MY 2006. Features of the antitheft device will include an electronic key, ignition lock, and a passive immobilizer. E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information 
Collection Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR 
describes the nature of the information collections and their expected 
burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was 
published on December 1, 2005 in Volume 70, Number 230 on pages 72145-
72146.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before 30 days from the date of 
publication of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donna Glassbrenner, PhD, at the 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mathematical Analysis 
Division, NPO-121, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Room 6125, Washington, DC 
20590. Dr. Glassbrenner can also be reached at (202) 366-3962.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Title: National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats.
    OMB Number: 2127-0644.
    Type of Request: 3-year extension of approval for information 
collection.
    Abstract: The National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats is being 
conducted to respond to the Section 14(i) of the Transportation Recall 
Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act of 2000. The 
Act directs the Department of Transportation to reduce the deaths and 
injuries among children in the 4-to-8 year old age group that are 
caused by failure to use a booster seat by 25 percent. Conducting the 
National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats will provide the Department 
with invaluable information on who is and is not using booster seats, 
helping the Department better direct its outreach programs to ensure 
that children are protected to the greatest degree possible when they 
ride in motor vehicles. The OMB approval for this survey is scheduled 
to expire on March 31, 2006. NHTSA seeks an extension to this approval 
in order to continue to obtain this important survey data, saving more 
children and helping to comply with the TREAD Act requirement.
    Affected Public: Motorists in passenger vehicles at gas stations, 
fast food restaurants, and other types of sites frequented by children 
during the time in which the survey is conducted.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 320 hours.
    Number of Respondents: Approximately 4,800 adult motorists will 
respond to survey questions about the children in their vehicle.

ADDRESSES: Send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: NHTSA Desk Officer.
    Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize 
the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB 
receives it within 30 days of publication.

    Issued in Washington, DC, February 2006.
Joseph Carra,
Associate Administrator for the National Center for Statistics and 
Analysis, NHTSA.
[FR Doc. 06-1360 Filed 2-13-06; 8:45 am]
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