Department of Transportation September 20, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

General Motors LLC, Receipt of Petition To Amend Takata DIR Schedule
Document Number: 2016-22631
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
General Motors, LLC (GM) has petitioned the Agency to alter the Part 573 defect information report (DIR) filing schedule set forth in paragraph 14 of the May 4, 2016 Amendment to November 3, 2015 Consent Order between NHTSA and TK Holdings Inc. (``Takata''). More specifically, GM has requested that NHTSA modify the DIR schedule with respect to certain GM-branded motor vehicles from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2017.
Twenty Fourth Meeting of SC-217 Aeronautical Databases
Document Number: 2016-22556
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Twenty Seventh Meeting of SC-217 Aeronautical Databases.
Special Conditions: The Boeing Company Model 787-10 Airplane; Aeroelastic Stability Requirements, Flaps-Up Vertical Modal-Suppression System
Document Number: 2016-22547
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action proposes special conditions for the Boeing Company (Boeing) Model 787-10 airplane. This airplane will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport-category airplanes. This design feature is a flaps-up vertical modal-suppression system. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These proposed special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Preliminary Theft Data; Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard
Document Number: 2016-22064
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document requests comments on data about passenger motor vehicle thefts that occurred in calendar year (CY) 2014, including theft rates for existing passenger motor vehicle lines manufactured in model year (MY) 2014. The preliminary theft data indicate that the vehicle theft rate for MY/CY 2014 vehicles (1.1525 thefts per thousand vehicles) decreased by 0.32 percent from the theft rate for MY/CY 2013 vehicles (1.1562 thefts per thousand vehicles). Publication of these data fulfills NHTSA's statutory obligation to periodically obtain accurate and timely theft data, and publish the information for review and comment.