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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AF86 Publication ID: Fall 1996 
Title: Rescind Controls and Displays 
Abstract: In response to the President's regulatory reinvention initiative, the agency is proposing to rescind this standard. The agency has tentatively concluded that market forces will continue current practices of specifying the location, identification, and illumination of motor vehicle controls and displays. This would afford the vehicle manufacturers more flexibility to provide safety related information in a format that is not design-restrictive. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.101   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 322    49 USC 30111    49 USC 30115    49 USC 30117    49 USC 30166   
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/30/1996  61 FR 27039   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/15/1996    
Final Action  10/00/1996    
Additional Information: ANALYSIS: Regulatory Evaluation, 05/30/96, 61 FR 27039^PRFA: N
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Agency Contact:
Richard Van Iderstine
Chief, Visibility and Injury Prevention Division NVS-121
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
400 Seventh Street SW. ,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-2720
Fax:202 366-4329