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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL81 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Record Retention 
Abstract:

This rulemaking would amend 49 CFR section 576.5 to require that manufacturers retain certain records containing information concerning defects and malfunctions that may be related to motor vehicle safety for not less than 10 years. This rulemaking complies with the requirements in FAST Act section 24403 and will assist NHTSA's investigations of possible defects related to motor vehicle safety or of nonconformity to the safety standards and regulations.

 
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 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 576.5   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30117    49 U.S.C. 30120    49 U.S.C. 30141 to 30147    49 U.S.C. 322    Pub. L. 114-94, sec. 24403    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 49 CFR 501.8   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Publish final rule  06/04/2017 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/00/2018 
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:
Thomas Healy
Attorney-Advisor
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-7161
Email: thomas.healy@dot.gov