49CFR FMVSS Bus emergency exits and window retention and release. S1 Scope. This standard establishes requirements for the retention of windows. This responds to your letter asking about the applicability of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. , Bus Emergency Exits and Window. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. , “Bus emergency exits and window retention and release,” applies to buses, including.

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Further, the compliance test procedures of some FMVSS depend on the presence fmvse such things as a human test driver who can follow instructions on test driving maneuvers or a steering wheel that can be used by an automated steering machine. The report also explores technical, legal, security, and privacy issues related to the implementation of V2V. Within the low force access regions shown in Figure 3B, in the case of buses whose roof exits are not offset from the plane specified in S5.

After consideration of the petitions and all supporting information, NHTSA has decided to grant the petitions for four of the discrete changes, deny one, and request comment in a separate document for the sixth proposed change.

You should submit comments early enough to ensure that Docket Management receives them not later than March 24, For exits with one release mechanism, the exit shall require two force applications to open the exit: Petitions for reconsideration of this final action must be received not later than April 12, The new standard would specify impactor testing of glazing material.

This document denies a petition for rulemaking submitted by Mr. The effective date of this final rule is September 26, As of March 21,the effective date of the final rule published on December 14, 81 FRdelayed on February 6, 82 FRis further delayed until May 22, By initiating rulemaking to consider enhancing related safety standards, this notice grants the part of the petition for rulemaking submitted by Ms.

The petitioners request that NHTSA require underride guards on vehicles not currently required by the FMVSSs to have guards, notably, single unit trucks, and improve the standards’ requirements for all guards, including guards now required for heavy trailers and semitrailers.


NHTSA believes that V2V capability will not develop absent regulation, because there would not be any immediate safety benefits for consumers who are early adopters of V2V. Not more than 89 newtons.

The focus of this notification is rules that specifically relate to passenger cars, multipurpose passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, trailers, motorcycles, and motor vehicle equipment. Restoration of the side marker requirements will have no negative impact on safety or function and will allow motor vehicle manufacturers to avoid unnecessary modifications to their side marker lamps with no added safety or functional fmvsa.

The agency agrees that the change was inadvertent and is issuing this final rule to correct this mistake.

We also request comments on ways to make these regulations easier to read and understand. Buses other than school buses with GVWR of 10, pounds or less may meet the unobstructed openings requirement in S5.

FMVSS & FMVSS – Reflective Solutions

Toyota and the Auto Alliance Alliance. The potential effectiveness of such a tool to successfully aid an occupant’s safe exit from an immersed vehicle is also not known.

NHTSA will determine whether to issue a rule in the course of the rulemaking proceeding, in accordance with statutory criteria. Within the high force access regions shown in Figure 3B, in the case of buses whose roof exits are not offset from the plane specified in S5. This final rule is effective September 27, Summary This document denies a petition for rulemaking, submitted by Ms. The rear exit shall meet the requirements of S5. Global Automakers petitioned the agency for reconsideration, seeking to correct what it believes is an error in formula for determining the number of designated seating positions in longer seating positions.

In the case of roof exits with one release mechanism, the mechanism shall require two force applications to release the exit.

The force application for at least one of the release mechanisms must differ by not less than 90 dmvss and not more than degrees from the direction of the initial motion to open the exit.


Thompson requested we revise the activation process for red and amber signal warning lamps on school buses to require a new intermediate step during which both colors are activated simultaneously and flash in an alternating pattern and that we decouple the process by which lamps transition to the red-only configuration from the opening of the bus entrance door.

In all cases, the Agency’s goal would be to ensure the maintenance of currently required levels of safety performance. We believe there is widespread conformance of vehicles to the proposed requirements. Fjvss from inside the bus and, at the discretion of the manufacturer, from outside the bus. Adjacent seat means a designated seating position fmvsss so that some portion of its occupant space is not more than 10 inches from an emergency exit, fvss a distance of at least 15 inches measured horizontally and parallel to the exit.

Implementation of the new standard will enable vehicle manufacturers to develop safety applications that employ V2V communications as an input, two of 21 are estimated to prevent hundreds of thousands of crashes and prevent over one thousand fatalities annually. NHTSA also proposes to limit the protrusions of emergency exit latches into emergency exit openings of windows to ensure they do not unduly hinder emergency egress.

After the release mechanism has been operated, each emergency exit window of a school bus shall, under the conditions of S6.

USA – Correction of FMVSS 217 bus emergency exits and window retention and release

NHTSA seeks comments on the economic impact of its regulations on small entities. Second, the Agency seeks comments on the use of existing statutory provisions and regulations to allow for the implementation of such a pilot program.

Cornell Law School Search Cornell. NHTSA is denying the petition for labeling because fvmss would provide advice that, if followed, would threaten the safety of both the mother and the unborn child in a crash.