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PRELIMINARY ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT







TIRE PRESSURE
MONITORING SYSTEM
FMVSS No. 138

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Office of Regulatory Analysis and Evaluation
Plans and Policy
July 2001





Table of Contents



    Executive Summary

    I   Introduction

    II   Background and Alternatives

    III   Tire Pressure Survey and Test Results

    IV   Target Population

    V   Benefits

      V-1   Human Factors Issues

      V-3   Stopping Distance

      V-40   Fuel Economy

      V-46   Tread Life

      V-53   Unquantifiable Benefits

    VI   Costs and Lead Times

    VII   Cost Effectiveness

    VIII   Small Business Impacts

    IX   Cumulative Impacts

    Appendix A