National Highway Traffic Safety Administration November 2, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Denial of Motor Vehicle Defect Petition
Document Number: E9-26265
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-02
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice sets forth the reasons for the denial of a petition (Defect Petition DP09-001) submitted by Mr. Jeffrey A. Pepski (petitioner) to the Administrator of NHTSA by a letter dated March 13, 2009, under 49 CFR part 552. The petitioner requests additional investigations of: (1) The unwanted and unintended acceleration of model year 2007 Lexus ES350 vehicles and (2) model years 2002-2003 Lexus ES300 for long duration incidents involving uncontrolled acceleration where brake pedal application had no effect.