National Highway Traffic Safety Administration August 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Request for Comment; Defect and Noncompliance Reporting and Notification
Document Number: 2019-18820
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
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 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 June 12, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice and Request for Comments; Effects of Education on Speeding Behavior
Document Number: 2019-18782
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
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. This document describes an Information Collection Request (ICR) for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Request for Comment; National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS)
Document Number: 2019-18781
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-30
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. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on February 1, 2019. One comment was received during the 60-day comment period. The comment was submitted by a national EMS organization and was supportive of the National Emergency Medical Services Information System and NHTSA's continued collection of emergency medical services data from U.S. States and Territories.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Request for Comment; State Notification to Consumers of Motor Vehicle Recall Status
Document Number: 2019-18705
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
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 will be forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, and requests comments on the ICR. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on May 7, 2019. Three comments were received and a summary of those comments, and NHTSA's response, can be found in the Abstract portion of this notice.
Pirelli Tire, LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2019-18522
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Pirelli Tire, LLC (Pirelli), has determined that certain Pirelli P Zero replacement tires do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139, New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles. Pirelli filed a noncompliance report dated November 19, 2018, and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on December 14, 2018, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of Pirelli's petition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice and Request for Comment; Drivers' Use of Camera-Based Rear Visibility Systems Versus Traditional Mirrors
Document Number: 2019-18487
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announces our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of a proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from OMB. Procedures established under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA) require Federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. The proposed collection of information supports research addressing safety-related aspects of drivers' use of camera-based rear visibility systems intended to serve as a replacement for traditional outside rearview mirrors.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Electric-Powered Vehicles: Electrolyte Spillage and Electrical Shock Protection
Document Number: 2019-17814
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-23
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This final rule clarifies the direct contact protection requirements for high voltage connectors in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 305, ``Electric-powered vehicles: electrolyte spillage and electrical shock protection.'' It amends the standard to make clear the allowance of high voltage connectors that require the use of a tool to separate from their mating component. This final rule also makes three minor technical corrections to FMVSS No. 305.
Kia Motors America, Inc, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2019-18030
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Kia Motors America, Inc., and Kia Motors Corporation (collectively ``Kia''), has determined that certain Model year (MY) 2020 Kia Telluride motor vehicles do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less. Kia filed a noncompliance report dated April 12, 2019, and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on April 18, 2019, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of Kia's petition.
Mack Trucks, Inc., and Volvo Trucks North America, Receipt of Petitions for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2019-17949
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Mack Trucks Inc., (Mack) and Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) have determined that certain model year (MY) 2014-2019 Mack Trucks and certain MY 2014-2019 Volvo Trucks do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 101, Controls and Displays. Both Mack and Volvo filed noncompliance reports dated August 16, 2018, and later amended them on August 23, 2018, and June 2, 2019. Both Mack and Volvo subsequently petitioned NHTSA on October 9, 2018, and later amended their petition on May 29, 2019, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of both Mack and Volvo's petitions.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2019-17948
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., (Volkswagen) has determined that certain model year (MY) 2019 Audi A6 and Audi A7 motor vehicles do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 135, Light Vehicle Brake Systems. Volkswagen filed a noncompliance report dated March 27, 2019, and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on April 17, 2019, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice announces receipt of Volkswagen's petition.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Technical Corrections and Clarifications Related to Tires and Rims
Document Number: 2019-17813
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document proposes amendments to Federal Motor Vehicle Standard (FMVSS) No. 109 in response to a petition from the Tire and Rim Association to clarify the applicability of the FMVSSs to certain types of tires intended for use on trailers. Based on a review of prior amendments to FMVSS Nos. 109 and 119, NHTSA concludes that it inadvertently made these tires subject to both FMVSS Nos. 109 and 119, when it was the agency's intent to make them subject only to FMVSS No. 119. This document also proposes nonsubstantive technical corrections to tire and rim regulations.
Michelin North America, Inc., Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2019-17339
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Michelin North America, Inc. (MNA) has determined that certain Michelin XZL brand tires do not fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 119, New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 lbs.) and Motorcycles. MNA filed a noncompliance report dated May 21, 2018, and subsequently petitioned NHTSA on June 15, 2018, for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety.
Withdrawal of Notice for State Notification to Consumers of Motor Vehicle Recall Status
Document Number: 2019-17058
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-09
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Record Retention Requirement; Proposed Rule; Correction
Document Number: 2019-16844
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a document in the Federal Register of May 15, 2019, proposing changes to NHTSA's records retention requirements. The document contained outdated information that is now being updated along with other minor corrections.