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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL67 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: New Make-Inoperative Exemptions for Roof Crush and Rear Visibility 

This rulemaking would amend 49 CFR part 595, subpart C, "Make Inoperative Exemptions, Vehicle Modifications to Accommodate People With Disabilities," to include a new exemption relating to the Federal motor vehicle safety standards for roof crush resistance and rear visibility. The exemption facilitates accessibility for drivers and passengers with mobility disabilities. This document responds to petitions from Autoregs Consulting, Inc. on behalf of The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, and from Bruno Independent Living Aids.

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 595C     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
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
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/11/2016  81 FR 12852   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/10/2016 
Second NPRM  12/28/2020  85 FR 84281   
Second NPRM Comment Period End  01/27/2021 
Analyzing Comments  07/30/2021 
Final Action  03/00/2022 
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:
Daniel Koblenz
Attorney Advisor
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-5329