AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

Detailed information on domestic and global automotive industry regulations and standards is available on the following web sites:

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

http://nhtsa.gov/cars/rules/standards/
FMVSS-Regs/index.htm

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S (DOT) NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HIGHWAY & SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S (NHTSA) LISTING OF PROPOSED/UPCOMING AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS & PRIORITIES:

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Go to NHTSA's web-site http://www.nhtsa.gov

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Select "Vehicles & Equipment" at the top of the page.

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Under the "Studies/Reports" heading, select "NHTSA Vehicle Safety Rulemaking and Supporting Research Priorities: Calendar Years 2005-2009"

DOT'S WEBSITE TO SEARCH FOR AN EXISTING REGULATION IF DOCKET NUMBER IS KNOWN:

http://dms.dot.gov/search/searchFormSimple.cfm

ALL FEDERAL REGULATIONS OPEN FOR COMMENT AND PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER:

http://www.regulations.gov

STANDARDS NOTIFICATIONS FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY (NIST)

Sign up on this web-site for the latest in regional or industry-related WTO standards notifications, e-mailed to you directly: http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY'S (NIST) TOOLS FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY:

http://www.nist.gov/
public_affairs/automotive.htm

SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS' (SAE) STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT WEB PAGE:

http://www.sae.org/standardsdev/

AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S WEB PAGE: http://www.aftermarket.org

Select "Standards & Technology" on right-hand margin.

SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT MARKET ASSOCIATION'S STANDARDS-RELATED WEB PAGE:

http://content.sema.org/content/?id=24569

MOTOR & EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION'S WEB-PAGE:

http://www.mema.org/publications/index.php

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP'S WEB-PAGE:

www.aiag.org

NHTSA'S VEHICLE IMPORTATION REGULATIONS:

http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/import/

UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE'S AGREEMENT ON GLOBAL TECHNICAL REGULATIONS:

http://www.unece.org/trans/main/
wp29/wp29wgs/wp29gen/wp29glob.html

DOT'S OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATIONS & VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE:

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY'S (EPA) VEHICLE EMISSIONS PROGRAMS AND EPA COMPLIANCE GUIDANCE LETTERS:

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/cert/
dearmfr/dearmfr.htm

EPA'S EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION AND FUEL ECONOMY INFORMATION SYSTEM (CFEIS):

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/cfeis.htm

EPA'S EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPORTING VEHICLES AND ENGINES:

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/imports/index.htm



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