Regulations

NHTSA issues Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) to implement laws from Congress. These regulations allow us to fulfill our mission to prevent and reduce vehicle crashes.

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108 49 CFR Part 571 Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment

Issues related to glare produced by lamps mounted on the fronts of vehicles

Final Rule (Notice 3) - delay of effective date: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment 27.68 KB Request for Comments
49 CFR Part 571 Head Restraints

Final Rule: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Head Restraints 699.64 KB Notice of proposed rulemaking
49 CFR Part 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: Low Speed Vehicles

Final Rule
49 CFR Part 571 Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention

Extension of Comment Period on NPRM: Theft Prevention and Rollaway Prevention 128.49 KB
49 CFR Part 567, 571, 574, 575, 597 Tire Safety Information

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Tire Safety Information 781.08 KB Final Rule
49 CFR Part 565 Vehicle Identification Number Requirements

Final Rule: Vehicle Identification Number Requirements 247.37 KB
49 CFR Part 563 Event Data Recorders -- Final Rule; response to petitions for reconsideration

NOTE: In Table III of this document, the accuracy specification for the "Frontal air bag deployment, time to deploy/first stage, driver" should read +/- 2 ms. We have determined that the missing number is a typographical error that is not present in the originally signed notice. A correction notice to fix this error will soon be published in the Federal Register.

Final Rule: Event Data Recorders 253.86 KB
49 CFR Part 563 Event Data Recorders

EDRs in Vehicles

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
49 CFR Part 563 Event Data Recorders (EDRs)

Final Regulatory Evaluation: Event Data Recorders (EDRs) 461.76 KB Final rule: Event Data Recorders 677.72 KB Frequently Asked Questions and Additional Information about Event Data Recorders (EDRs) 109.42 KB
208 49 CFR Part 552, 571, 585, 595 Occupant Crash Protection

The agency is proposing to upgrade the agency's occupant protection standard to require advanced air bags.

Final Rule; Interim Final Rule - Occupant Crash Protection 884.68 KB Supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking
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