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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL93 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Amend FMVSS No. 141 to Allow Driver-Selectable Vehicle Sounds 
Abstract:

This rulemaking would request public comment on amending the new Quiet Vehicle safety standard FMVSS No. 141, Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, to allow driver-selectable sounds. NHTSA seeks comment to modify the requirements of the safety standard so that hybrid and electric vehicles can be equipped with a suite of up to five pedestrian alert sounds from which a driver may select a preference.

 
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 571.141   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 322    49 U.S.C. 30111    49 U.S.C. 30115    49 U.S.C. 30117    49 U.S.C. 30166   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/00/2019 
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:
Mike Pyne
Office of Crash Avoidance Standards
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202-366-4931
Email: mike.pyne@dot.gov