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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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202 Head Restraints for Passenger Vehicles

Preliminary Economic Assessment and Regulatory Flexibilty Analysis
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.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
403, 404 571 Interpretations

Select NHTSA Interps and search on keywords "Platform lift".
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
108 49 CFR Part 571 Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment

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

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment - Delay of Effective Date. 27.68 KB Request for Comments
49 CFR Part 533 Light Truck Average Fuel Economy Standards, Model Years 2005-2007

This final rule established the average fuel economy standards for light trucks that will be manufactured in the 2005-2007 model years (MYs). Chapter 329 of Title 49 of the United States Code requires the issuance of these standards. The standards for all light trucks manufactured by a manufacturer is set at 21.0 mpg for MY 2005, 21.6 mpg for MY 2006, and 22.2 mpg for MY 2007. This rule is effective May 5, 2003.

Final Environmental Assessment: Light Truck Fuel Economy Standards 5.35 MB Final Economic Assessment: Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for MY 2005-2007 Light Trucks 7.62 MB Final Rule
49 CFR Parts 523, 533 and 537 Light Truck Average Fuel Economy Standards, Model Years 2008-2011

This final rule reforms the structure of the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) program for light trucks and establishes higher CAFE standards for model year (MY) 2008-2011 light trucks. Reforming the CAFE program will enable it to achieve larger fuel savings, while enhancing safety and preventing adverse economic consequences.

Final rule: Average Fuel Economy Standards for Light Trucks 1.35 MB Final Environmental Assessment: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards 420.25 KB Final Regulatory Impact Analysis: Corporate Average Fuel Economy and CAFE Reform for MY 2008-2011 Light Trucks 1015.28 KB
214 595 Make Inoperative Exemptions

Final Rule: Make Inoperative Exemptions; Vehicle Modifications To Accommodate People With Disabilities, Side Impact Protection 189.06 KB
108, 226 595 Make Inoperative Exemptions; Vehicle Modifications To Accommodate People With Disabilities; Ejection Mitigation

Final Rule: Make Inoperative Exemptions; Vehicle Modifications To Accommodate People With Disabilities; Ejection Mitigation; Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment 228.48 KB
208 49 CFR Part 571 Monitoring the Performance of Advanced Air Bags and Developing Data for Potential Future Air Bag Rulemakings

Request for Comment
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS)

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