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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL01 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: +FMVSS No. 218 and Enforcement Policy Concerning Novelty Helmets 
Abstract:

This rulemaking would clarify which helmets are motor vehicle equipment subject to the minimum requirements of FMVSS no. 218. In addition, this rulemaking would employ certain criteria to more readily identify helmets that do not comply. The rulemaking would provide an alternative compliance process to provide manufacturers employing innovative technologies with an opportunity to establish compliance with FMVSS no. 218 if their products do not meet the aforementioned criteria.

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.218   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30102    49 U.S.C. 30111    49 U.S.C. 30115    49 U.S.C. 30117    49 U.S.C. 30166    49 U.S.C. 322    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/21/2015  80 FR 29457   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/20/2015 
Final Rule  05/00/2019 
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 
Agency Contact:
Claudia Covell
Safety Compliance Engineer
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-5293
Email: claudia.covell@dot.gov