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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL83 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: FMVSS No. 108; Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment--Adaptive Driving Beam 
Abstract:

This rulemaking, if finalized, would respond to a petition submitted by Toyota Motor Company North America, Inc. requesting that NHTSA's lighting standard be amended to permit an advanced headlighting 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 headlighting 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: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.108   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 30111    49 USC 30115    49 USC 30117    49 USC 30166    49 USC 322    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/12/2018  83 FR 51766   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/11/2018 
Final Rule  07/00/2021 
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:
Markus Price
Safety Engineer
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-0098
Email: markus.price@dot.gov