Final Theft Data; Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard
This document publishes the final data on thefts of model year (MY) 2004 passenger motor vehicles that occurred in calendar year (CY) 2004. The final 2004 theft data indicate a decrease in the vehicle theft rate experienced in CY/MY 2004. The final theft rate for MY 2004 passenger vehicles stolen in calendar year 2004 (1.83 thefts per thousand vehicles) decreased by 0.54 percent from the theft rate for CY/MY 2003 (1.84 thefts per thousand vehicles) when compared to the theft rate experienced in CY/MY 2003. 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.
NHTSA's Activities Under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 1998 Global Agreement
NHTSA is publishing this notice to inform the public of the schedule of upcoming meetings of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) and its working parties of experts for the remainder of calendar year 2006 and the tentative schedule for calendar year 2007. Further, this notice informs the public about the status of activities under the Program of Work of the 1998 Global Agreement and requests comments on various aspects of these activities. Specifically, this notice seeks comment on the recommended Global Technical Regulation (GTR) on motorcycle brake systems that was referred by the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) to the Executive Committee of the 1998 Global Agreement (AC.3) for a vote at the 140th session of WP.29 in November 2006. Publication of this information is in accordance with NHTSA's Statement of Policy regarding Agency Policy Goals and Public Participation in the Implementation of the 1998 Global Agreement on Global Technical Regulations.