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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: 

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

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

-         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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