|Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act of 2009 (CARS Program)
The Act establishes a new program under which the government will provide $3,500 or $4,500 to help consumers purchase or lease a new, more fuel efficient car, van, sport utility vehicle or pickup truck from a participating dealer when they trade in an old, less fuel efficient vehicle.
|49 CFR Part 571||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Rearview Mirrors
In response to a petition for rulemaking, this document proposes to require straight trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of between 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and 11,793 kilograms (26,000 pounds) to be equipped with a rear object detection system.
|49 CFR Parts 541, 542, 543||Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard|
|49 CFR Part 591||Importation of Commercial Motor Vehicles
This document proposes to add a definition of the term "import" to our regulation on the importation of motor vehicles.
|49 CFR Part 575||Consumer Information; New Car Assessment Program; Rollover Resistance|
|49 CFR Part 571||Fuel System Integrity|
|49 CFR Part 563||Event Data Recorders (EDRs)|
|49 CFR Part 571, 598||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Side Impact Protection; Side Impact Phase-In Reporting Requirements|
|49 CFR Part 573, 574, 576, 579||Reporting of Information and Documents About Potential Defects; Retention of Records That Could Indicate Defects|
|49 CFR Part 575||Stars on Cars: New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) Safety Labeling
A provision of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) requires new passenger vehicles to be labeled with safety rating information published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration under its New Car Assessment Program. NHTSA is required to issue regulations to ensure that the labeling requirements “are implemented by September 1, 2007.” This final rule is issued to fulfill that mandate.
|49 CFR Part 571||Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention|
|49 CFR Part 575||Consumer Information Regulations; Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Rollover Resistance|
|49 CFR Part 571, 572, 589||Head Impact Protection|
|49 CFR Part 571||Occupant Crash Protection|
|49 CFR Part 576||Recordkeeping and Record Retention|
|49 CFR Part 565||Vehicle Identification Number Requirements|
|Rear Visibility NCAP Request for Comment
This document requests public comment on the agency’s planned update to the U.S. New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). This update would enhance the program’s ability to recommend to motor vehicle consumers various vehicle models that contain rearview video systems that would substantially enhance the driver’s ability to avoid backover crashes.
|49 CFR Part 301||Fuel System Integrity|
|226||49 CFR Parts 571, 585||Ejection Mitigation
This final rule establishes a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 226, "Ejection Mitigation" to reduce the partial and complete ejection of vehicle occupants through side windows in crashes, particularly rollover crashes. The standard applies to the side windows next to the first three rows of seats, and to a portion of the cargo area behind the first or second rows, in motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 4,536 kilogram (kg) or less (10,000 pounds (lb) or less). To assess compliance, the agency is adopting a test in which an impactor is propelled from inside a test vehicle toward the windows. The ejection mitigation safety system is required to prevent the impactor from moving more than a specified distance beyond the plane of a window.
|222||49 CFR Part 571||School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection|
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