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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AC08 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: ●Motorcoach Lap/Shoulder Seat Belts(Section 610 Review) 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposes to amend the Federal motor carrier safety regulations to require all over-the-road buses manufactured on or after November 28, 2016, and other buses with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 26,000 pounds and manufactured during the same timeframe to be equipped with lap/shoulder seat belts in accordance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208 accommodating each passenger seating position, with certain exclusions. This rule will be a companion rule to the final rule published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's final rule published in November 2013.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
RFA Section 610 Review: Section 610 Review 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 393   
Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Larry W. Minor
Director, Office of Bus and Truck Standards and Operations
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
MC-PSV, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-4009