NHTSA Logo - This page is 508 compliantNotices and Final Rules
Notices and Final Rules Issued by NHTSA

Vehicle Modifications to Accommodate People with Disabilities

* Retro Fit On-Off Switches for Air Bags
Notice of proposed rulemaking:
[Docket No. NHTSA- 2004-19092], RIN 2127-AJ07
Vehicle Modifications To Accommodate People With Disabilities


* Exemption from the Make Inoperative Prohibition
Vehicle Modifications to Accommodate People with Disabilities

* Denial of petitions for reconsideration (posted 06/10/02)
[Docket No. NHTSA-01-8667], RIN 2127-AI80
The notice denies petitions for reconsideration of the final rule establishing a limited exemption from the statutory make inoperative prohibition to facilitate the modification of motor vehicles for use by persons with disabilities. The notice was published in the Federal Register June 4.

* Final Rule (posted 2/21/2001)
[Docket No. NHTSA-01-8667], RIN 2127-AG40

* Frequently Asked Questions on the Exemptions to the Make Inoperative Prohibition
This article was written to answer questions raised about the Final Rule by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, a trade group representing modifiers of vehicles for people with disabilities. This article provides information on how to use the allowed exemptions and how to comply with the record keeping, labeling and consumer disclosure requirements of the regulation.

* Preliminary Rulemaking
[Docket No. NHTSA-98-4332], RIN 2127-AG40

* Platform Lift Systems for Accessible Motor Vehicles
Proposed Federal Motor Vehicle safety Standards on Platform lift Systems for accessible Motor Vehicles and Platform lift Installations on Motor Vehicles

* Platform Lift Systems for Accessible Motor Vehicles, Platform Lift Installations on Motor Vehicles - 12/27/2002
Final Rule
This document adopts a new rule establishing two new safety standards: An equipment standard specifying requirements for platform lifts; and a vehicle standard for all vehicles equipped with such lifts.

* Final Regulatiory Evaluation and Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Platform Lift Systems For Motor Vehicles FMVSS Nos. 403 and 404 - 05/2002

image of a mail box Send Questions/Comments about air bag deactivations and air bag on-off switches to tis@nhtsa.dot.gov.