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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222 49 CFR Part 571 School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection

Final Rule: Seating Systems, Occupant Crash Protection, Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages, School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection 921.99 KB Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Seating Systems, Occupant Crash Protection, Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages, School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection 358.76 KB
49 CFR Part 571 School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices

49 CFR Part 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Tires

Final Rule
118 49 CFR Part 571 FMVSS, Power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems

Withdrawal of NPRM: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Power-operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems 33.66 KB Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems 171.24 KB
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; Power-Operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems

Final Rule
208 49 CFR Part 571 Monitoring the Performance of Advanced Air Bags and Developing Data for Potential Future Air Bag Rulemakings

Request for Comment
118 49 CFR Part 571 FMVSS, Power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems

Withdrawal of NPRM: Power-operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems 33.66 KB Notice of proposed rulemaking: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems 171.24 KB
49 CFR Part 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Rearview Mirrors

In response to a petition for rulemaking, this document proposes to require straight trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of between 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and 11,793 kilograms (26,000 pounds) to be equipped with a rear object detection system.

Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)
208 49 CFR Part 571 Seat Belts on Motorcoaches

In accordance with NHTSA’s 2007 Motorcoach Safety Plan and DOT’s 2009 Departmental Motorcoach Safety Action Plan, NHTSA is issuing this NPRM to propose to amend the Federal motor vehicle safety standard (FMVSS) on occupant crash protection (FMVSS No. 208) to require lap/shoulder seat belts for each passenger seating position in new motorcoaches.This NPRM also proposes to require a lap/shoulder belt for the motorcoach and large school bus driver’s seating positions, which currently are required to have either a lap or a lap/shoulder belt.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM): Motorcoach Definition; Occupant Crash Protection 352.67 KB
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