Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast Motorcycles Are Eligible for Importation, 4363-4364 [2016-01490]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices noncompliant glazing or replacement of the glazing with U.S. certified components on vehicles not already so equipped. The petitioner additionally states that the vehicles meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 565 VIN Requirements. 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 addresses 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), (a)(1)(B), and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.7; delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 501.8. Jeffrey M. Giuseppe, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–01489 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2015–0080 Notice 1] Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast Motorcycles Are Eligible for Importation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Receipt of petition. AGENCY: This document announces receipt by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a petition for a decision that nonconforming 2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast motorcycles 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 are substantially similar to vehicles that were originally manufactured for sale in the United States and that were certified by their manufacturer as complying with the safety standards (the U.S.-certified version of the 2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast motorcycles) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 The closing date for comments on the petition is February 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the docket and notice numbers above and be submitted by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: 202–493–2251. Instructions: Comments must be written in the English language, and be no greater than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to the length of necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are submitted in hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are provided. If you wish to receive confirmation that your comments were received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard with the comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Privacy Act: 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 (65 FR 19477–78). How to Read Comments submitted to the Docket: You may read the comments received by Docket Management at the address and times given above. You may also view the documents from the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets. The docket ID number and title of this notice are shown at the heading of this document notice. Please note that even after the comment closing date, we will continue to file relevant information in the Docket as it becomes available. Further, some people may submit late comments. Accordingly, we recommend that you periodically search the Docket for new material. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4363 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Stevens, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202–366–5308). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), a motor vehicle that was not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS shall be refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that the motor vehicle is substantially similar to a motor vehicle originally manufactured for importation into and sale in the United States, certified under 49 U.S.C. 30115, and of the same model year as the model of the motor vehicle to be compared, and is capable of being readily altered to conform to all applicable FMVSS. 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. Skytop Rover Co., of Philadelphia, PA (Registered Importer R–06–343) (Skytop) has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether the subject nonconforming 2009 Buell motorcycles are eligible for importation into the United States. The vehicles which Skytop believes are substantially similar are 2009 Buell motorcycles that were manufactured for sale in the United States and certified by their manufacturer as conforming to all applicable FMVSS. The petitioner claims that it compared non-U.S. certified 2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast motorcycles to their U.S.-certified counterparts, and found the vehicles to be substantially similar with respect to compliance with most FMVSS. Skytop submitted information with its petition intended to demonstrate that the subject non-U.S. certified 2009 Buell motorcycles, as originally manufactured, conform to many FMVSS in the same manner as their U.S. certified counterparts, or are capable of being readily altered to conform to those standards. Specifically, the petitioner claims that non-U.S. certified 2009 Buell motorcycles are identical to their U.S. E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 4364 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices certified counterparts with respect to compliance with: Standard Nos. 106 Brake Hoses, 111 Rear Visibility, 116 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids, 119 New Pneumatic Tires for Motorcycles, and 122 Motorcycle Brake Systems. The petitioner further contends that the vehicles are capable of being readily altered to meet the following standards, in the manner indicated below: Standard No. 108 Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment: replacement of front and rear turn signal lamps, front, rear and side mounted reflex reflectors, headlamps, rear taillamps, stop lamps, and license plate lamps with U.S. certified components on vehicles that are not already so equipped. Standard No. 120 Tire selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars: installation of a tire information placard. Standard No. 123 Motorcycle Controls and Displays: inspection of each vehicle and replacement of non-conforming speedometers with U.S.-model components on vehicles not already so equipped. Standard No. 205 Glazing Materials: inspection of each vehicles and removal of noncompliant glazing or replacement of the glazing with U.S.-certified components on vehicles not already so equipped. The petitioner additionally states that the vehicles meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 565 VIN Requirements. 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 addresses 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), (a)(1)(B), and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.7; delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 501.8. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Jeffrey M. Giuseppe, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–01490 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Docket No. DOT–OST–2015–0271] Agency Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection; Prioritization and Allocation Authority Exercised by the Secretary of Transportation Under the Defense Production Act Office of the Secretary of Transportation, DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves information required in an application to request Special Priorities Assistance. The information to be collected is necessary to facilitate the supply of civil transportation resources to promote the national defense. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by March 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT–OST– 2015–0271] through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251 • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Hinz, 202–366–6945, Office of Intelligence, Security and Emergency Response, Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2105–0567. Title: Prioritization and Allocation Authority Exercised by the Secretary of Transportation Under the Defense Production Act. Form Numbers: OST F 1254. Type of Review: Renewal of a previously approved information collection. Background: The Defense Production Act Reauthorization of 2009 (Pub. L. 111–67, September 30, 2009) requires SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 each Federal agency with delegated authority under section101 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.) to issue final rules establishing standards and procedures by which the priorities and allocations authority is used to promote the national defense. The Secretary of Transportation has the delegated authority for all forms of civil transportation. DOT’s final rule, Transportation Priorities and Allocations System (TPAS), published October 2012, requires this information collection. Form OST F 1254, Request for Special Priorities Assistance, would be filled out by private sector applicants, such as transportation companies or organizations. The private sector applicant must submit company information, the services or items for which the assistance is requested, and specific information about those services or items. Respondents: Private sector applicants, such as transportation companies or organizations. Number of Respondents: We estimate 6 respondents. Total Annual Burden: We estimate an average burden of 30 minutes per respondent for an estimated total annual burden of 3 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:48. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 13, 2016. Habib Azarsina, OST Privacy and PRA Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–01428 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1

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[FR Doc No: 2016-01490]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2015-0080 Notice 1]


Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 
2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast Motorcycles Are 
Eligible for Importation

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Receipt of petition.

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SUMMARY: This document announces receipt by the National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a petition for a decision that 
nonconforming 2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast 
motorcycles 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 are substantially 
similar to vehicles that were originally manufactured for sale in the 
United States and that were certified by their manufacturer as 
complying with the safety standards (the U.S.-certified version of the 
2009 Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast motorcycles) and 
they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.

DATES: The closing date for comments on the petition is February 25, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the docket and notice numbers above 
and be submitted by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room 
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
    Instructions: Comments must be written in the English language, and 
be no greater than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to 
the length of necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are 
submitted in hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are 
provided. If you wish to receive confirmation that your comments were 
received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard with the 
comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change 
to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below.
    Privacy Act: 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 (65 FR 19477-78).
    How to Read Comments submitted to the Docket: You may read the 
comments received by Docket Management at the address and times given 
above. You may also view the documents from the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for accessing the 
dockets. The docket ID number and title of this notice are shown at the 
heading of this document notice. Please note that even after the 
comment closing date, we will continue to file relevant information in 
the Docket as it becomes available. Further, some people may submit 
late comments. Accordingly, we recommend that you periodically search 
the Docket for new material.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Stevens, Office of Vehicle 
Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202-366-5308).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), a motor vehicle that was not 
originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS shall be 
refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that 
the motor vehicle is substantially similar to a motor vehicle 
originally manufactured for importation into and sale in the United 
States, certified under 49 U.S.C. 30115, and of the same model year as 
the model of the motor vehicle to be compared, and is capable of being 
readily altered to conform to all applicable FMVSS.
    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.
    Skytop Rover Co., of Philadelphia, PA (Registered Importer R-06-
343) (Skytop) has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether the subject 
nonconforming 2009 Buell motorcycles are eligible for importation into 
the United States. The vehicles which Skytop believes are substantially 
similar are 2009 Buell motorcycles that were manufactured for sale in 
the United States and certified by their manufacturer as conforming to 
all applicable FMVSS.
    The petitioner claims that it compared non-U.S. certified 2009 
Buell 1125R, Ulysses XB, Lightning XB, and Blast motorcycles to their 
U.S.-certified counterparts, and found the vehicles to be substantially 
similar with respect to compliance with most FMVSS.
    Skytop submitted information with its petition intended to 
demonstrate that the subject non-U.S. certified 2009 Buell motorcycles, 
as originally manufactured, conform to many FMVSS in the same manner as 
their U.S. certified counterparts, or are capable of being readily 
altered to conform to those standards.
    Specifically, the petitioner claims that non-U.S. certified 2009 
Buell motorcycles are identical to their U.S.

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certified counterparts with respect to compliance with: Standard Nos. 
106 Brake Hoses, 111 Rear Visibility, 116 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids, 
119 New Pneumatic Tires for Motorcycles, and 122 Motorcycle Brake 
Systems.
    The petitioner further contends that the vehicles are capable of 
being readily altered to meet the following standards, in the manner 
indicated below:
    Standard No. 108 Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated 
Equipment: replacement of front and rear turn signal lamps, front, rear 
and side mounted reflex reflectors, headlamps, rear taillamps, stop 
lamps, and license plate lamps with U.S. certified components on 
vehicles that are not already so equipped.
    Standard No. 120 Tire selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles Other 
Than Passenger Cars: installation of a tire information placard.
    Standard No. 123 Motorcycle Controls and Displays: inspection of 
each vehicle and replacement of non-conforming speedometers with U.S.-
model components on vehicles not already so equipped.
    Standard No. 205 Glazing Materials: inspection of each vehicles and 
removal of noncompliant glazing or replacement of the glazing with 
U.S.-certified components on vehicles not already so equipped.
    The petitioner additionally states that the vehicles meet the 
requirements of 49 CFR part 565 VIN Requirements.
    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 addresses 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), (a)(1)(B), and (b)(1); 49 
CFR 593.7; delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 501.8.

Jeffrey M. Giuseppe,
Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-01490 Filed 1-25-16; 8:45 am]
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