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

Meeting Notice-Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services
Document Number: 2014-12499
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA announces a meeting of the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (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.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-12306
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
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) abstract regarding the Petitions for Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard 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 21, 2014 (79 FR 15799). The agency received no comments.
Hankook Tire America Corp, Grant of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-12270
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Hankook Tire America Corp, (Hankook) has determined that certain model year Hankook Roadhandler Sport (H432) tires manufactured between June 21, 2013 and August 29, 2013, 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. Hankook has filed an appropriate report dated October 4, 2013, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Report, Forms and Record Keeping Requirement
Document Number: 2014-12131
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
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 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 March 14, 2014.
Petition for Exemption From the Federal Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC
Document Number: 2014-12130
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC's, (Jaguar Land Rover) petition for an exemption of the Discovery Sport 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 49 CFR part 541, Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard (Theft Prevention Standard). Jaguar Land Rover also requested confidential treatment of specific information in its petition. The agency will address Jaguar Land Rover's request for confidential treatment by separate letter.
Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-12129
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
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 3, 2011 (76 FR 210). This document describes a collection of labeling information on five Federal motor vehicle safety standards for which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) seeks OMB approval. The labeling requirements include brake fluid warning, glazing labeling, safety belt labeling, and vehicle certification labeling.
Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-12128
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
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 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 14, 2014 (79 FR 14593). The agency received no comments.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-12096
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
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. NHTSA invites public comments about our intention to request OMB approval for a new collection of information. The collection involves eligibility, demographic, scheduling preferences, and debriefing questionnaires. The information will be used to recruit participants for a research study that focuses on driver response with various automatic transmission gear selector designs during routine and emergency simulated driving scenarios.
Early Warning Reporting, Foreign Defect Reporting, and Motor Vehicle and Equipment Recall Reporting; Training Sessions
Document Number: 2014-11941
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
NHTSA is requiring manufacturers to submit recall reports and associated documents online through a web-based, Internet portal beginning August 2014. Through this portal, manufacturers will not only file new reports, but will update and amend those reports, file quarterly reports on the progress of their recall campaigns, submit copies of representative communications they issue to owners and dealers, and conduct a host of other routine filings and communications with the agency attendant to a safety recall campaigns. NHTSA will offer twenty (20) online training sessions to instruct manufacturer staff and representatives on how to obtain accounts and use the new portal between July 28, 2014, and August 8, 2014
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance
Document Number: 2014-11882
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, ``Cooper'' has determined that certain Cooper light truck tires do not fully comply with paragraph S6.4 of Federal Motor Tire Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 119, New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and Motorcycles. Cooper has filed an appropriate report dated December 6, 2013 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: 2014-11881
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
General Motors, LLC, ``GM'' has determined that certain model year (MY) 2014 GMC Sierra Denali vehicles do not fully comply with paragraph S3.1.4.1 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect. GM has filed an appropriate report dated January 31, 2014 pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports.
Technical Report Evaluating Fatality Reduction by Electronic Stability Control
Document Number: 2014-11666
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice announces NHTSA's publication of a technical report evaluating the fatality-reducing effectiveness of electronic stability control for passenger cars and LTVs. The report's title is: Updated Estimates of Fatality Reduction by Electronic Stability Control.
Report, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-11598
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-20
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 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 March 14, 2014.
Consumer Information; New Car Assessment Program
Document Number: 2014-11327
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document contains a correction to the final agency decision notice published in the Federal Register on Friday, July 11, 2008 (73 FR 40016). This document clarifies that the agency has used and will continue to use traditional rounding in the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), not the round-to-even approach reflected in ASTM E29 ``Standard Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications'' (ASTM E29).
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-10784
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-12
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, 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 collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 2011-2014 Harley-Davidson FX, FL, XL, and VR Motorcycles Are Eligible for Importation
Document Number: 2014-10711
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
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 2011-2014 Harley-Davidson FX, FL, XL, and VR Motorcycles 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, and (2) they are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards.
Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements
Document Number: 2014-10660
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
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: 2014-10330
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
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 reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for Part 541 and Part 542 for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Petition for Exemption from the Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Toyota
Document Number: 2014-09995
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the Toyota Motor North America, Inc.'s, (Toyota) petition for an exemption of the Toyota Highlander 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 49 CFR Part 541, Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard (Theft Prevention Standard).
Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Request for Comment
Document Number: 2014-09945
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 described 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 November 15, 2013 (Federal Register/Vol. 78, No. 221/pp. 68902-68903).