National Highway Traffic Safety Administration March 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

RECARO Child Safety, LLC, Denial of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-07108
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document denies RECARO Child Safety, LLC's (RECARO) \1\ petition for an exemption from the notification and remedy requirements of 49 U.S.C. Chapter 301 on the basis that a noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 213, Child Restraint Systems, is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety. NHTSA has decided that RECARO has not met its burden of persuasion that the FMVSS No. 213 noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety. Accordingly, RECARO must notify owners, purchasers, and dealers pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 30118 and provide a remedy in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 30120.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-07081
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
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 December 3, 2013 (78 FR 72750).
Thor Industries, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-06923
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Livin' Lite RV, Inc. (Livin' Lite), a wholly owned subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc. (Thor), has determined that certain model year Livin' Lite RV trailers manufactured between November 7, 2008 and September 10, 2013, do not fully comply with paragraph S9 of 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 and paragraph S10 of FMVSS No. 120, Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds). Thor has filed an appropriate report dated November 7, 2013, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
PACCAR Incorporated, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-06922
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
PACCAR Incorporated (PACCAR) has determined that certain model year (MY) 2013 Kenworth and Peterbilt brand chassis cab incomplete vehicles do not fully comply with paragraph S3.1.3 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect. PACCAR has filed an appropriate revised report dated March 1, 2013, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Aston Martin Lagonda Limited; Receipt of Petition for Temporary Exemption From New Requirements of Standard No. 214
Document Number: 2014-06834
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the procedures in 49 CFR part 555, Aston Martin Lagonda Limited (Aston Martin) has petitioned the agency for a temporary exemption from new pole and moving deformable barrier test requirements of FMVSS No. 214. The petitioner states that compliance would cause Aston Martin substantial economic hardship and that it has tried in good faith to comply with the standard. NHTSA is publishing this document in accordance with statutory and administrative provisions, and requests comments on the petition. NHTSA has made no judgment on the merits of the petition.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-06534
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document solicits public comments on continuation of the requirements for the collection of information entitled ``Motorcycle Helmet Labeling'' (OMB Control Number: 2127-0518). 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.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles Manufactured for Sale in the Mexican Market Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2014-06370
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
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 nonconforming 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander multipurpose passenger vehicles manufactured for sale in the Mexican market 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 same 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Multipurpose passenger vehicles) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2006-2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Passenger Cars Manufactured Before September 1, 2007 Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2014-06366
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
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 nonconforming 2006-2007 Ferrari 599 GTB passenger cars manufactured before September 1, 2007 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 2006-2007 Ferrari 599 GTB manufactured before September 1, 2007) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Request for Comment
Document Number: 2014-06335
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-24
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting public comments on the following information collection was published on June 6, 2013 (Federal Register/Vol. 78, No. 109/pp. 34154-34156).
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-06215
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
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. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2014-06168
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
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 nonconforming 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO 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 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 Ferrari 599 GTO) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2010 Ferrari California Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2014-06165
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
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 nonconforming 2010 Ferrari California 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 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 2010 Ferrari California) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-06152
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice solicits public comments on continuation of the requirements for the collection of information on safety standards. 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. This document describes a collection of labeling information on five Federal motor vehicle safety standards, for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval. The labeling requirements include brake fluid warning, glazing labeling, safety belt labeling, and vehicle certification labeling.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-05990
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-19
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 January 8, 2014 (79 FR 1426).
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-05964
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-19
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 December 19, 2012 (77 FR 75255).
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-05652
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-14
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. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-05651
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-14
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. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-05650
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-14
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) abstract regarding the Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standard (UTQGS) 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 29, 2013 [78 FR 71714]. The agency received one comment to the 60 day notice.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-05649
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-14
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. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Agency Request for Approval of a New Information Collection: Recruitment and Debriefing of Human Subjects for Field Study on Vehicle Occupant Protection Technologies
Document Number: 2014-05368
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-13
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The information collection involves eligibility, demographic, and debriefing questionnaires. The information will be used to recruit participants for a field study on vehicle occupant protection technologies and to get information from study participants about their experience with such technologies. The study focuses on occupant protection technologies that restrict some vehicle functionality, permanently or temporarily, when they detect that a vehicle occupant is not wearing a seat belt.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-05186
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-11
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., on behalf of Toyota Motor Corporation and certain Toyota manufacturing entities (collectively referred to as ``Toyota'') have determined that specific model year (MY) 2013-2014 Toyota vehicles do not fully comply with paragraph S4 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 302, Flammability of Interior Materials. Toyota has filed an appropriate report dated January 29, 2014 as amended on February 20, 2014 pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
General Motors, LLC, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-05185
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-11
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
General Motors, LLC (GM) has determined that certain model year (MY) 2013-2014 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD compressed natural gas (CNG) multipurpose passenger vehicles (MPVs) and trucks manufactured between May 20, 2012, and September 25, 2013, do not fully comply with paragraph S5.3 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. FMVSS 303, Fuel System Integrity of Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles. GM has filed an appropriate report dated November 25, 2013, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Early Warning Reporting, Foreign Defect Reporting, and Motor Vehicle and Equipment Recall Regulations
Document Number: 2014-05126
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-03-10
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On January 22, 2014, NHTSA held a public meeting to review and discuss the technical specifications that vehicle manufacturers will need in order to support the VIN-based safety recalls look-up tool that will be housed on the NHTSA Web site www.safercar.gov. Numerous members of the auto industry, as well as consumer advocacy groups, vehicle history service providers, and others attended. This notice announces the availability of the final technical specification for the VIN interface.
Ford Motor Company, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-04564
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-03
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Ford Motor Company (Ford) has determined that certain model year (MY) 2013 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ passenger cars built from August 12, 2012 through January 14, 2013 do not fully comply with paragraph S3.1.4.1(a) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102 Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect, or paragraph S5.2.1 of FMVSS No. 114 Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention. Ford has filed an appropriate report dated March 4, 2013, pursuant to 49 CFR Part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision that Nonconforming 2012 McLaren MP4[12C] Passenger Cars are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2014-04563
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-03
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 nonconforming 2012 McLaren MP4[12C] 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 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 2012 McLaren MP4[12C]) and they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.