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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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FMVSS Number Part Subject Actions
 
111 49 CFR, Parts 571 & 585 FMVSS, Rearview Mirrors

The Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act of 2007 directs NHTSA issue a final rule amending the agency’s Federal motor vehicle safety standard on rearview mirrors to improve the ability of a driver to detect pedestrians in the area immediately behind his or her vehicle and thereby minimize the likelihood of a vehicle’s striking a pedestrian while its driver is backing the vehicle. Pursuant to this mandate, NHTSA is proposing to expand the required field of view for all passenger cars, trucks, multipurpose passenger vehicles, buses, and low-speed vehicles rated at 10,000 pounds or less, gross vehicle weight. NHTSA is proposing to specify an area immediately behind each vehicle that the driver must be able to see when the vehicle’s transmission is in reverse. It appears that, in the near term, the only technology available with the ability to comply with this proposal would be a rear visibility system that includes a rear-mounted video camera and an in-vehicle visual display. Adoption of this proposal would significantly reduce fatalities and injuries caused by backover crashes involving children, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and other pedestrians.

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard; Rearview Mirrors 1.27 MB Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, Rearview Mirrors; Low-Speed Vehicles Phase-in Reporting Requirements 1.71 MB
49 CFR Parts 571 and 585 FMVSS-Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Final Rule; response to petitions for reconsideration: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems 409.97 KB
49 CFR Parts 571 and 585 FMVSS-Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems;Controls and Displays

Final Rule - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems; Controls and Displays 3 MB
49 CFR Part 301 Fuel System Integrity

Preliminary Regulatory Evaluation
49 CFR Part 571 Fuel System Integrity

Notice of proposed rulemaking
49 CFR Part 571, 572, 589 Head Impact Protection

Final Rule; Response to Petitions for Reconsideration.
49 CFR Part 571, 572, 589 Head Impact Protection

Final Rule; Response to Petitions for Reconsideration.
49 CFR Part 571 Head Impact Protection

Final Rule
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 Head Restraints

Final Rule: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Head Restraints 699.64 KB Notice of proposed rulemaking
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