National Highway Traffic Safety Administration July 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Buy America Waiver
Document Number: 2016-17972
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice provides NHTSA's finding with respect to a request to waive the requirements of Buy America from the New Hampshire Office of Highway Safety (New Hampshire). NHTSA finds that a non-availability waiver of the Buy America requirement is appropriate for the purchase of five (5) Sokia SX Robotic total stations using Federal highway traffic safety grant funds because there are no suitable products produced in the United States.
NHTSA Enforcement Guidance Bulletin 2016-03; Procedure for Invoking Paragraph 17 of the May 4, 2016 Amendment to the November 3, 2015 Takata Consent Order
Document Number: 2016-17356
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is issuing this Enforcement Guidance Bulletin to inform the public of the process and procedure the Agency has established in connection with Paragraph 17 of the May 4, 2016 Amendment to the November 3, 2015 Consent Order with TK Holdings Inc., and the standards and criteria that will guide Agency decision-making.
Request for Information: Nationally Uniform 911 Data System; Correction
Document Number: 2016-17207
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA published a document in the Federal Register of June 30, 2016, concerning a request for information on the development of a nationally uniform 911 data system. The document contained incorrect information and an incorrect email address.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 2008-2011 Ferrari 599 Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2016-17191
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
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 model year (MY) 2008-2011 Ferrari 599 passenger cars (PC) 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 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 2008-2011 Ferrari 599 PC) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 1995 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2016-17190
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
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 model year (MY) 1994 and 1995 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 passenger cars (PC) 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 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 MY 1994 and 1995 Lamborghini Diablo SE30 PC) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Spartan Motors USA, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2016-17189
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Spartan Motors USA, Inc. (Spartan), has determined that certain model year (MY) 2013-2015 Utilimaster Vans do not fully comply with paragraph S4.5.1(c) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, Occupant crash protection. Spartan Motors USA, Inc., filed a report dated January 15, 2016, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports for Spartan. Spartan then petitioned NHTSA under 49 CFR part 556 requesting a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety.
Public Meeting Concerning Test Device for Human Occupant Restraint (THOR)
Document Number: 2016-16949
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA is announcing a public meeting to present the qualification and seating procedures for the Test Device for Human Occupant Restraint (THOR) 50th percentile male anthropomorphic test device (ATD). The meeting will include NHTSA presentations outlining the qualification and seating procedures the agency has been using and will provide opportunities for the attendees to ask questions on the technical aspects of the procedures.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 2011 Ducati Multistrada Motorcycles Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2016-16935
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-19
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 model year (MY) 2011 Ducati Multistrada Motorcycles (MCs) 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 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 2011 Ducati Multistrada Motorcycles) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2016-16843
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (CTA), has determined that certain CTA tires do not fully comply with paragraph S5.5(f) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139 New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles. CTA filed a report dated December 11, 2015, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. CTA then petitioned NHTSA under 49 CFR part 556 requesting a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety.
Meeting Notice-Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS)
Document Number: 2016-16566
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-13
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA announces a meeting of the FICEMS to be held in the Washington, DC area. This notice announces the date, time, and location of the meeting, which will be open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Civil Penalties
Document Number: 2016-15800
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This interim final rule updates the maximum civil penalty amounts for violations of statutes and regulations administered by NHTSA pursuant the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvement Act of 2015. This final rule also amends our regulations to reflect the new civil penalty amounts for violations of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety (the Safety Act) Act authorized by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).
Denial of Motor Vehicle Defect Petition
Document Number: 2016-15788
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice sets forth the reasons for the denial of a petition submitted to NHTSA under 49 U.S.C. 30162, requesting that the agency commence a proceeding to determine the existence of a defect related to motor vehicle safety in 2015 and 2016 Shasta Airflyte recreational vehicles. After a review of the petition and other information, NHTSA has concluded that all but one of the issues identified in the petition have been addressed through one of three other remedial actions. The one issue not addressed by another action was found not to represent an unreasonable risk to motor vehicle safety. The agency accordingly has denied the petition. The petition is hereinafter identified as DP15-008.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2016-15750
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (Cooper), has determined that certain Cooper tires do not fully comply with paragraph S5.5.1(b) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139, New pneumatic radial tires for light vehicles. Cooper filed a report dated January 8, 2016, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. Cooper then petitioned NHTSA under 49 CFR part 556 requesting a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety.
Agency Information Collection Request
Document Number: 2016-15635
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments.