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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AM12 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: ●Updating Event Data Recorder Standard for Time Capture 

In accordance with the 2015 Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) section 24303(b), this rulemaking proposes to amend 49 CFR part 563, "Event Data Recorders," to update the current pre-crash recording duration for motor vehicles equipped with event data recorders.  For motor vehicles equipped with an event data recorder, the current regulation requires a 5-second pre-crash recording period at a frequency rate of 2 cycles/second (Hz).

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 563   
Legal Authority: delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  2 years after publication of Report required by 24303(a)  12/04/2018 

Overall Description of Deadline: Rulemaking required within 2 years after publication of Report required by 24303(a), which was due 1 year after enactment of 2015 FAST Act.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Carla Rush
Safety Standards Engineer
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-4583