Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2006-2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron Trailers Are Eligible for Importation, 9074 [E7-3425]

Download as PDF 9074 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 28, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2007–27337] Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2006– 2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron Trailers Are Eligible for Importation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of receipt of petition for decision that nonconforming 2006–2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers are eligible for importation. AGENCY: This document announces receipt by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a petition for a decision that 2006–2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers that were not originally manufactured to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS) are eligible for importation into the United States because they have safety features that comply with, or are capable of being altered to comply with, all such standards. DATES: The closing date for comments on the petition is March 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the docket number and notice number, and be submitted to: Docket Management, Room PL–401, 400 Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC 20590. [Docket hours are from 9 am to 5 pm]. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78) or you may visit https://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Coleman Sachs, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202–366–3151). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Background Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(B), a motor vehicle that was not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS, and has no substantially similar U.S.-certified counterpart, shall be refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that the motor vehicle has safety features that comply with, or are capable of being altered to comply with, all applicable FMVSS based on VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:08 Feb 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 destructive test data or such other evidence as NHTSA decides to be adequate. Petitions for eligibility decisions may be submitted by either manufacturers or importers who have registered with NHTSA pursuant to 49 CFR Part 592. As specified in 49 CFR 593.7, NHTSA publishes notice in the Federal Register of each petition that it receives, and affords interested persons an opportunity to comment on the petition. At the close of the comment period, NHTSA decides, on the basis of the petition and any comments that it has received, whether the vehicle is eligible for importation. The agency then publishes this decision in the Federal Register. US SPECS of Havre de Grace, Maryland (Registered Importer 03–321) has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether 2006–2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers that were not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS are eligible for importation into the United States. US SPECS contends that these vehicles are eligible for importation under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(B) because they have safety features that comply with, or are capable of being altered to comply with, all applicable FMVSS. US SPECS submitted information with its petition intended to demonstrate that 2006–2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers are capable of being modified to comply with all applicable standards. Specifically, the petitioner claims that 2006–2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers are capable of being altered to meet the following standards, in the manner indicated: Standard No. 108 Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment: Installation of (a) taillamps; (b) stop lamps; (c) rear turn signal lamps; (d) license plate lamp; (e) rear sidemounted marker lamps; (f) front sidemounted marker lamps; (g) rear clearance lamps; (h) rear identification lamps; (i) front clearance lamps; and (j) front, rear, and side reflex reflectors, on vehicles that are not already so equipped, to ensure compliance with the standard. Standard No. 119 New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other than Passenger Cars: Installation of tires to ensure compliance with the standard. Standard No. 120 Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other than Passenger Cars: Installation of rims and a tire information placard to ensure compliance with the standard. Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the petition described above. Comments should refer to the docket number and be submitted PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to: Docket Management, Room PL–401, 400 Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC 20590. [Docket hours are from 9 am to 5 pm]. It is requested but not required that 10 copies be submitted. All comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be considered, and will be available for examination in the docket at the above address both before and after that date. To the extent possible, comments filed after the closing date will also be considered. Notice of final action on the petition will be published in the Federal Register pursuant to the authority indicated below. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A) and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.8; delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.50 and 501.8. Issued on: February 22, 2007. Claude H. Harris, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. E7–3425 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2007–27371] Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Occupant Protection in Interior Impact; Review: 1999–2003 Head Impact Upgrade; Evaluation Report National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Request for comments on technical report. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces NHTSA’s publication of a Technical Report reviewing and evaluating its existing Safety Standard 201, Occupant Protection in Interior Impact. The report’s title is: HIC Test Results before and after the 1999–2003 Head Impact Upgrade of FMVSS 201. DATES: Comments must be received no later than June 28, 2007. ADDRESSES: Report: The report is available for viewing on line in PDF format at the Docket Management System (DMS) Web page of the Department of Transportation, https://dms.dot.gov. Click on ‘‘Simple Search’’; type in the five-digit Docket number shown at the beginning of this Notice (27371) and click on ‘‘Search’’; that brings up a list of every item in the docket, starting with a copy of this Federal Register notice (item NHTSA–2007–27371–1) and a E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2007-27337]


Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 
2006-2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron Trailers Are Eligible for 
Importation

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of petition for decision that nonconforming 
2006-2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers are eligible for 
importation.

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SUMMARY: This document announces receipt by the National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a petition for a decision that 
2006-2007 Carrocerias Alcides Cimarron trailers that were not 
originally manufactured to comply with all applicable Federal motor 
vehicle safety standards (FMVSS) are eligible for importation into the 
United States because they have safety features that comply with, or 
are capable of being altered to comply with, all such standards.

DATES: The closing date for comments on the petition is March 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the docket number and notice 
number, and be submitted to: Docket Management, Room PL-401, 400 
Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC 20590. [Docket hours are from 9 am to 
5 pm]. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments 
received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's 
complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on 
April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78) or you may visit 
https://dms.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Coleman Sachs, Office of Vehicle 
Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202-366-3151).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(B), a motor vehicle that was not 
originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS, and has no 
substantially similar U.S.-certified counterpart, shall be refused 
admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that the 
motor vehicle has safety features that comply with, or are capable of 
being altered to comply with, all applicable FMVSS based on destructive 
test data or such other evidence as NHTSA decides to be adequate.
    Petitions for eligibility decisions may be submitted by either 
manufacturers or importers who have registered with NHTSA pursuant to 
49 CFR Part 592. As specified in 49 CFR 593.7, NHTSA publishes notice 
in the Federal Register of each petition that it receives, and affords 
interested persons an opportunity to comment on the petition. At the 
close of the comment period, NHTSA decides, on the basis of the 
petition and any comments that it has received, whether the vehicle is 
eligible for importation. The agency then publishes this decision in 
the Federal Register.
    US SPECS of Havre de Grace, Maryland (Registered Importer 03-321) 
has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether 2006-2007 Carrocerias Alcides 
Cimarron trailers that were not originally manufactured to conform to 
all applicable FMVSS are eligible for importation into the United 
States. US SPECS contends that these vehicles are eligible for 
importation under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(B) because they have safety 
features that comply with, or are capable of being altered to comply 
with, all applicable FMVSS. US SPECS submitted information with its 
petition intended to demonstrate that 2006-2007 Carrocerias Alcides 
Cimarron trailers are capable of being modified to comply with all 
applicable standards.
    Specifically, the petitioner claims that 2006-2007 Carrocerias 
Alcides Cimarron trailers are capable of being altered to meet the 
following standards, in the manner indicated:
    Standard No. 108 Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated 
Equipment: Installation of (a) taillamps; (b) stop lamps; (c) rear turn 
signal lamps; (d) license plate lamp; (e) rear side-mounted marker 
lamps; (f) front side-mounted marker lamps; (g) rear clearance lamps; 
(h) rear identification lamps; (i) front clearance lamps; and (j) 
front, rear, and side reflex reflectors, on vehicles that are not 
already so equipped, to ensure compliance with the standard.
    Standard No. 119 New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other than 
Passenger Cars: Installation of tires to ensure compliance with the 
standard.
    Standard No. 120 Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other 
than Passenger Cars: Installation of rims and a tire information 
placard to ensure compliance with the standard.
    Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the petition 
described above. Comments should refer to the docket number and be 
submitted to: Docket Management, Room PL-401, 400 Seventh St., SW., 
Washington, DC 20590. [Docket hours are from 9 am to 5 pm]. It is 
requested but not required that 10 copies be submitted.
    All comments received before the close of business on the closing 
date indicated above will be considered, and will be available for 
examination in the docket at the above address both before and after 
that date. To the extent possible, comments filed after the closing 
date will also be considered. Notice of final action on the petition 
will be published in the Federal Register pursuant to the authority 
indicated below.

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A) and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.8; 
delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.50 and 501.8.

    Issued on: February 22, 2007.
Claude H. Harris,
Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance.
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