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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AB63 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: +Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters 
Abstract:

This joint rulemaking with NHTSA would respond to petitions from ATA and Roadsafe America to require the installation of speed limiting devices on heavy trucks. In response to the petitions, NHTSA requested public comment on the subject and received thousands of comments supporting the petitioner´s request. Based on the available safety data and the ancillary benefit of reduced fuel consumption, this rulemaking would consider a new Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard that would require the installation of speed limiting devices on heavy trucks. We believe this rule would have minimal cost, as all heavy trucks already have these devices installed, although some vehicles do not have the limit set. This rule would decrease the estimated 1,115 fatal crashes annually involving vehicles with a GVWR of over 11,793.4 kg (26,000 lbs) on roads with posted speed limits of 55 mph or above.

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571, 393     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30111, 30115, 30116, 30117, 322, and delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/07/2016  81 FR 61942   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/07/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 2127-AK92  Related Agencies: Joint: DOT/NHTSA; 
Agency Contact:
Ava Herman
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-5370
Email: ava.herman@dot.gov