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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL95 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Amendments to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for Lighting 
Abstract:

This notice seeks public comment on NHTSA's effort to update the safety standard FMVSS No. 108 for vehicle lighting. Specifically, NHTSA seeks comment on the effectiveness of some design-oriented provisions, such as minimum lamp size requirements, optical material certification process, and headlamp bulb marking requirements, as well as potential alternatives to make the standard more performance-based to reduce regulatory compliance and certification costs to manufacturers. Modifications to provisions in FMVSS No. 108 will update the standard and address longstanding requirements that may no longer be effective, while reducing manufacturers' compliance and certification costs.

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.108   
Legal Authority: delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  12/00/2018 
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:
David Hines
Director, Office of Crash Avoidance Standards
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-2720
Email: david.hines@dot.gov