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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL83 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: FMVSS No. 108; Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment--Adaptive Driving Beam 

This rulemaking responds to a petition submitted by Toyota Motor Company North America, Inc. requesting that NHTSA's lighting standard be amended to permit an advanced head lighting systems known as an adaptive driving beam (ADB) as optional equipment. ADB systems provide upper beam illumination, where appropriate in the beam pattern, while limiting undesirable glare directed toward oncoming and proceeding drivers. This rulemaking would amend FMVSS No. 108 such that an ADB head lighting system, meeting specified performance criteria and installed as original equipment, could be certified by vehicle manufacturers as optional equipment and, thus, would allow their use of these innovative safety systems on motor vehicles.

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: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.108   
Legal Authority: 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
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:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Markus Price
Chief, Visibility and Injury Prevention Division
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-0098