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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL33 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Vehicle Defect Reporting Requirements 

This rulemaking would require passenger motor vehicle manufacturers (a) to affix, in the glove compartment or in another readily accessible location on the vehicle, a sticker, decal, or other device that provides, in simple and understandable language, information about how to submit a safety-related motor vehicle defect complaint to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; (b) to prominently print the information described in subparagraph (A) within the owner´s manual; and ´(c) to not place such information on the label required under section 3 of the Automobile Information Disclosure Act (15 U.S.C. 1232). These requirements will apply to passenger motor vehicles manufactured in any model year beginning more than 1 year after the date on which a final rule is published.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 575   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 33101    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  FR per Letter to Congress  09/30/2015 
Final  Statutory  Final Rule or Letter to Congress  10/01/2013 

Overall Description of Deadline: MAP-21 requires a final rule or Letter to Congress by July 6, 2013.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Hisham Mohamed
General Engineer
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-0307