Forest River, Inc., Denial of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River), has determined that approximately 2,741 model year 2009-2011 R-Pod travel trailers that it manufactured from October 27, 2008 through November 30, 2010, fail to meet the requirements of paragraph S5.1.1 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment. Forest River has filed an appropriate report, dated December 14, 2010 pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 30118(d) and 30120(h) (see implementing rule at 49 CFR part 556), Forest River has petitioned for an exemption from the notification and remedy requirements of 49 U.S.C. chapter 301 on the basis that this noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety. Notice of receipt of Forest River's petition was published, with a 30-day public comment period, on August 29, 2011, in the Federal Register (76 FR 53715). Thirty-four \1\ comments were received. To view the petition, comments, and all supporting documents log onto the Federal Docket Management System Web site at: http:// www.regulations.gov/. Then follow the online search instructions to locate docket number ``NHTSA-2011-0040.''
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