National Highway Traffic Safety Administration May 25, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Civil Penalties
Document Number: 05-10366
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document proposes to increase the maximum aggregate civil penalties for violations of statutes and regulations administered by NHTSA pertaining to odometer tampering and disclosure requirements and for vehicle theft protection violations. This action would be taken pursuant to the Federal Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, which requires us to review and, as warranted, adjust penalties based on inflation at least every four years.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 1991 Mercedes Benz 560 SEL Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 05-10365
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document announces receipt by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a petition for a decision that 1991 Mercedes Benz 560 SEL passenger cars that were not originally manufactured to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards are eligible for importation into the United States because (1) they are substantially similar to vehicles that were originally manufactured for importation into and sale in the United States and that were certified by their manufacturer as complying with the safety standards, and (2) they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.