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Foreign Tire Sales, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-13612
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-08
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Mercedes-Benz
Document Number: 2010-13466
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-04
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) petition for an exemption of the SL-Class Line Chassis vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard (49 CFR part 541).
Ford Motor Company, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-13402
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-04
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Fisker Automotive; Receipt of Application for Temporary Exemption From Advanced Air Bag Requirements of FMVSS No. 208
Document Number: 2010-13122
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-02
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the procedures in 49 CFR part 555, Fisker Automotive Corporation has petitioned the agency for a temporary exemption from certain advanced air bag requirements of FMVSS No. 208. The basis for the application is that compliance would cause substantial economic hardship to a manufacturer that has tried in good faith to comply with the standard.\1\
Reports, Forms and RecordKeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2010-12971
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on March 23, 2010, Vol. 75, No. 55, Pages 13806-13807.
Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Ford Motor Company
Document Number: 2010-12948
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Ford Motor Company's (Ford) petition for an exemption of the Explorer vehicle line in accordance with Sec. 543.9(c)(2) of 49 CFR Part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard (49 CFR Part 541). Ford requested confidential treatment for the attachments it submitted in
Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Volkswagen
Document Number: 2010-12809
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) petition for an exemption of the new vehicle line [confidential nameplate] in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard (49 CFR part 541). Volkswagen requested confidential treatment for the information it submitted in support of its petition until the market introduction of its new MY 2010 vehicle line (expected to be not later
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements, Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2010-12664
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-26
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, the agency must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB''). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Mercedes-Benz, U.S.A. LLC; Denial of Application for Renewal of Temporary Exemption From Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108
Document Number: 2010-12190
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document responds to an application from Mercedes-Benz, U.S.A. LLC (``MBUSA''), on behalf of itself and its parent corporation Daimler AG (``Daimler''), dated December 3, 2007, for the renewal of a temporary exemption from S5.5.10 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108; Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) granted MBUSA's original petition for a temporary exemption on January 30, 2006. Based on the agency's evaluation, NHTSA is denying the application from MBUSA for the renewal of the temporary exemption.
Yokohama Tire Corporation, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-12057
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-20
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-11312
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections.
Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards; Final Rule
Document Number: 2010-8159
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency
EPA and NHTSA are issuing this joint Final Rule to establish a National Program consisting of new standards for light-duty vehicles that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy. This joint Final Rule is consistent with the National Fuel Efficiency Policy announced by President Obama on May 19, 2009, responding to the
Schedule of Fees Authorized by 49 U.S.C. 30141
Document Number: 2010-10816
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document proposes fees for Fiscal Year 2011 and until further notice, as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 30141, relating to the registration of importers and the importation of motor vehicles not certified as conforming to the Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS). These fees are needed to maintain the registered importer (RI) program.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-10627
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on February 24, 2010 (75 FR 8426-8472).
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-10625
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-06
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Cargo Carrying Capacity
Document Number: 2010-9981
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-29
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document denies petitions for reconsideration of a final rule published December 4, 2007 which amended the Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS) Nos. 110 and 120 on tire selection and rims.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Small Business Impacts of Motor Vehicle Safety
Document Number: 2010-9739
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA seeks comments on the economic impact of its regulations on small entities. As required by section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, we are attempting to identify rules that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. We also request comments on ways to make these regulations easier to read and understand. The focus of this notice is rules that specifically relate to passenger cars, multipurpose passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, trailers, incomplete vehicles, motorcycles, and motor vehicle equipment.
Petition To Modify an Exemption of a Previously Approved Antitheft Device; Porsche
Document Number: 2010-9704
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On April 20, 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) granted in full Porsche Cars North America's (Porsche) petition for an exemption in accordance with Sec. 543.9(c)(2) of 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard for the Porsche Panamera vehicle line beginning with model year (MY 2010). On February 4, 2010, Porsche submitted a petition to modify its previously approved exemption for the Porsche Panamera vehicle line beginning with model year (MY) 2012. NHTSA is granting Porsche's petition to modify the exemption in full because it has determined that the modified device is also likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108; Lamp, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment; Denial of Petition for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2010-9587
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-26
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) requested a modification to the motorcycle headlighting system location requirements for a single headlamp with multiple light sources. The current standard requires that the light sources contained in a single motorcycle headlamp containing multiple light sources be located on the vertical centerline of the vehicle or horizontally disposed about the vertical centerline and mounted at the same height. BMW requested that the location requirements be based on the axes of reference instead of the light sources.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-9379
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Petition for Approval of Alternate Odometer Disclosure Requirements
Document Number: 2010-8321
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The State of Wisconsin has petitioned for approval of alternate odometer requirements to certain requirements under Federal odometer law. NHTSA has initially determined that Wisconsin's alternate requirements satisfy Federal odometer law, with limited exceptions. Accordingly, NHTSA has preliminarily decided to grant Wisconsin's petition on condition that before NHTSA makes a final determination, Wisconsin amends its program to meet all the requirements of Federal odometer law or demonstrates that it meets the requirements of Federal law. This document is not a final agency action.
Petition for Approval of Alternate Odometer Disclosure Requirements
Document Number: 2010-8320
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The State of Texas has petitioned for approval of alternate requirements to certain requirements under Federal odometer law. NHTSA is issuing this final determination granting Texas's petition.
Tireco, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-9162
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Fuji Heavy Industries USA, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-8981
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-19
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Saab
Document Number: 2010-8660
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Saab Cars North America, Inc.'s (Saab) petition for exemption of the 9-5 vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard (49 CFR part 541).
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2010-8488
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on November 24, 2009 [74 FR 61405-61406].
Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2006 and 2007 Mercedes Benz G-Class Long-Wheelbase MPVs Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2010-8483
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received a petition to decide that 2006 and 2007 Mercedes Benz G-Class (463 chassis) LWB multipurpose passenger vehicles (MPVs) 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: (1) 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 2006 and 2007 Mercedes Benz G-Class (463 chassis) LWB MPV), and (2) they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Nissan
Document Number: 2010-8451
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Nissan North America, Inc.'s, (Nissan) petition for exemption of the Cube vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR Part 543, Exemption from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard (49 CFR Part 541).
Graco Children's Products Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-8310
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Roof Crush Resistance
Document Number: 2010-7909
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In May 2009 we published a final rule that upgraded the agency's safety standard on roof crush resistance. In this document, we correct two errors in that rule. We also identify errors in the preamble to that rule.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Roof Crush Resistance
Document Number: 2010-7908
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document responds to two petitions for reconsideration of a May 12, 2009 final rule that upgraded the agency's safety standard on roof crush resistance. The first petition requested the agency to reconsider its decision to apply a lower roof strength-to-weight ratio requirement to heavier light vehicles, i.e., ones with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 2,722 kilograms (6,000 pounds), than to other light vehicles. The second requested reconsideration of that decision as well as the agency's decision not to adopt a dynamic rollover test requirement as part of this rulemaking. After carefully considering the petitions, we are denying them. This document also responds to supplemental requests made by the petitioners.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Roof Crush Resistance
Document Number: 2010-7907
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In May 2009, NHTSA published a final rule that upgraded the agency's safety standard on roof crush resistance. This document provides a further response to comments submitted by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) during that rulemaking.
Michelin North America, Inc., Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-7875
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-7874
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Continental Tire North America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-7870
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
China Manufacturers Alliance, LLC, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2010-7866
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-7862
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and their expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period was published on January 27, 2010 (75 FR 4447).
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2010-7396
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-02
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period was published on June 22, 2009. This is a request for a new collection.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-7130
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-31
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Air Brake Systems
Document Number: 2010-7132
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-30
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In July 2009, NHTSA published a final rule that amended the Federal motor vehicle safety standard for air brake systems by requiring substantial improvements in stopping distance performance. In November 2009, the agency published a final rule that provided a partial response to petitions for reconsideration of the earlier rule. Today's document corrects errors in the November 2009 final rule.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention
Document Number: 2010-7078
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-30
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to a statutory mandate in the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act of 2007, NHTSA is placing a requirement in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114 that certain motor vehicles with an automatic transmission that includes a ``park'' position manufactured for sale on or after September 1, 2010 be equipped with a brake transmission shift interlock (BTSI). This interlock must necessitate that the service brake pedal be depressed before the transmission can be shifted out of ``park,'' and must function in any starting system key position. The BTSI requirement adopted by this final rule is identical in substance to the Congressional requirement.
Tire Fuel Efficiency Consumer Information Program
Document Number: 2010-6907
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-30
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document establishes the test procedures to be used by tire manufacturers in a new consumer information program to generate comparative performance information to inform consumers about the effect of their choices among replacement passenger car tires on fuel efficiency, safety, and durability. When this program is fully established, this information will be provided to consumers at the point of sale and online. This information will encourage the purchase of better performing replacement tires.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 1991 Porsche 911 Series Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2010-6567
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-25
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 Porsche 911 series passenger cars 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 importation into and 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 1991 Porsche 911 series passenger cars), and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2010-6317
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-23
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Side Impact Protection; Fuel System Integrity; Electric-Powered Vehicles: Electrolyte Spillage and Electrical Shock Protection
Document Number: 2010-5575
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-15
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document comprises the agency's second of two responses to petitions for reconsideration of a September 11, 2007, final rule that upgraded Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 214, ``Side impact protection.'' The final rule incorporated a vehicle-to- pole test into the standard, adopted technically-advanced test dummies and enhanced injury criteria, and incorporated the advanced dummies into the standard's moving deformable barrier test. An earlier response
Notice of Public Meeting; Tire Fuel Efficiency
Document Number: 2010-5177
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-03-12
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On June 22, 2009, NHTSA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) proposing a new consumer information program for replacement tires (74 FR 29542). The new consumer information program responded to a requirement in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), which directed NHTSA to develop a national tire fuel efficiency rating system and consumer education program for replacement tires. The program would inform consumers about the effect of tires on fuel efficiency, safety and durability.
Highway Safety Programs; Conforming Products List of Evidential Breath Alcohol Measurement Devices
Document Number: 2010-5242
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-11
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice updates the Conforming Products List (CPL) published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2007 (72 FR 71480) for instruments that conform to the Model Specifications for Evidential Breath Alcohol Measurement Devices (58 FR 48705).
Final Theft Data; Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard
Document Number: 2010-5080
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-10
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document publishes the final data on thefts of model year (MY) 2007 passenger motor vehicles that occurred in calendar year (CY) 2007. The final 2007 theft data indicated a decrease in the vehicle theft rate experienced in CY/MY 2007. The final theft rate for MY 2007 passenger vehicles stolen in calendar year 2007 is 1.86 thefts per thousand vehicles, a decrease of ten percent from the rate of 2.08 thefts per thousand in 2006. 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.
New Car Assessment Program (NCAP); Safety Labeling
Document Number: 2010-4867
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-03-09
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Since September 2007, new passenger vehicles have been required to be labeled with safety rating information published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) under its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). This information is required to be part of the Monroney (automobile price sticker) label. In July 2008, NHTSA announced a decision to enhance the NCAP ratings program. In this document, the agency is proposing to upgrade its regulation on vehicle labeling of safety rating information to reflect the enhanced NCAP ratings program. NHTSA is proposing, among other things, to include a new overall vehicle score on the Monroney label.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2010-4336
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on November 24, 2009 [74 FR 61404]. The docket number is NHTSA 2009-0180.