NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION. LABORATORY TEST PROCEDURE. FOR. FMVSS Compressed Natural Gas. FMVSS ; Compressed natural gas fuel container integrity. ▫ Published September ▫ Set additional life cycle requirements for CNG. A report that recommends specific changes to the FMCSRs, FMVSS , North American Standard Inspection Procedures, and OOS criteria.

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NHTSA will publish a list of helmets that have complied with the alternative compliance process and can therefore be certified by their manufacturers.

49 CFR 393.68 – Compressed natural gas fuel containers.

In one test, position the center of the container over the center of the fire source. NHTSA is issuing this NPRM to propose a new Federal motor vehicle safety standard to enhance the rollover structural integrity of certain types of large buses generally, over-the-road buses of any weight and non-over-the-road buses with a gross vehicle weight rating GVWR greater than 11, kilograms kg 26, pounds lb.

You should submit your comments early enough to ensure that the docket receives them not later than February fvss, Based on the petition, available information, and the agency’s analysis in progress, NHTSA has decided that the Petitioners’ request related to rear impact guards merits further consideration.

The Agency is making minor editorial changes to correct errors and omissions, ensure conformity with Office of the Federal Register style, and improve clarity.

Period of performance was 15 months. Hoop wrapped means winding of filament in a substantially circumferential pattern over the cylindrical portion of the liner so that the filament does not transmit any significant stresses in a direction parallel to the cylinder longitudinal axis.

NHTSA will determine whether to issue a rule in the course of the rulemaking proceeding, in accordance with statutory criteria. In the fmvsd of a requirement that each vehicle have a glass breaking tool, nothing prevents vehicle manufacturers from providing a tool or other means to allow vehicle evacuation during immersion. Thompson has not identified a safety need to justify making changes he requested, and Mr.


The compliance date is September 1,with full phase in by September 1, The new standard would specify impactor testing of glazing material. It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly.

After consideration of the petitions and all supporting information, NHTSA has decided to grant the petitions for four of the discrete changes, deny one, and request comment in a fmfss document for the sixth proposed change. This notice makes corrections to a final rule published in the Federal Register on July 22,regarding amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in response to several petitions for rulemaking and NTSB recommendations.

You should submit comments early enough to ensure that Docket Management receives them not later than February 22, The effective date of this final rule is September 26, This final rule is a deregulatory action.

To ensure that all interested parties have a sufficient amount of time to fully develop their comments, the Agencies are extending the deadline for the submission of written comments on the proposal, including comments on the Preliminary Regulatory Impact Analysis and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis and Draft Environmental Assessment accompanying the proposal, by 30 days. If the certification label is missing, the motor carrier must obtain, and a driver upon demand present, a letter issued by the vehicle manufacturer stating fmvsx the vehicle met all applicable FMVSS in effect at the time of manufacture.

Natural Gas Systems | Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Summary This document denies a petition for rulemaking, submitted by Ms. You should submit your comments to ensure that Docket Management receives them not later than July 20, Summary This NPRM proposes to upgrade the Federal motor vehicle safety standards that address rear underride protection in crashes into trailers and semitrailers.

Full compliance is required on September 1, The Agencies have also received a letter opposing any extension of the comment period.


If the pressure relief device releases before the end of the fifth minute after ignition, then the minimum temperature requirement does not apply. You should submit your comments early enough to ensure that the docket 3044 them not later than November 7, Therefore, the agency grants the Petitioners’ request to initiate rulemaking on rear impact guards.

This document denies a petition for rulemaking submitted by Mr. Marianne Karth and the Truck Safety Coalition relating to rear impact underride guards. The incorporation by reference of a certain publication listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Fmvss Register as of October 1, Summary To reduce the risk of pedestrian crashes, especially for the vmvss and visually-impaired, and to satisfy the mandate in the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act PSEA of this final rule establishes a new Federal motor vehicle safety standard FMVSS setting minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Motor carriers operating such vehicles in interstate commerce would be required to maintain the speed limiting devices for the service life of the vehicle.

In addition, establishing roof strength and crush resistance requirements, to the extent warranted under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, would fulfill fvss statutory provision of the Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of incorporated and passed as part of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act. We expect that, as a result of this joint rulemaking, virtually all of these vehicles would be limited to that speed. The rules in this section apply to compressed natural fmvs CNG fuel containers used for supplying fuel for the operation of commercial motor vehicles or for the operation of auxiliary equipment fmbss on, or used in connection with commercial motor vehicles.