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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Applicability. Each standard of this part applies to all motor vehicles or items of motor vehicle equipment manufactured on or after the effective date of the standard. Effective Date. The effective date of any standard or amendment

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Federal cmv safety standards

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards


Federal cmv safety standards

Applicability

Each standard of this part applies to all

motor vehicles or items of motor vehicle

equipment manufactured on or after the

effective date of the standard.


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Effective Date

The effective date of any standard or amendment

issued after September 1, 1971, shall be either:

  • 2 years after the date on which such standard or

    amendment is published in the rules and regulations section of the Federal Register

  • the effective date specified in the notice (whichever is later)


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Detailed Information

For further information on each standard, please visit:

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rulesregs/fmcsr/regs/571.htm


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Standard #101:

Controls and Displays

The purpose of this standard is to ensure the accessibility and visibility of motor vehicle controls and displays and to facilitate their selection under daylight and nighttime conditions, in order to reduce the safety hazards caused by the driver’s diversion from the driving task, and mistakes in selecting controls.


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Standard #102:

Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock and Braking Effect

The purpose of this standard is to reduce the

likelihood of shifting errors

and starter engagement with

the vehicle in the drive

position, and to provide

supplemental braking

at speeds below 40

kilometers per hour.


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Standard #103:

Windshield Defrosting and Defogging Systems

Each vehicle shall have a windshield defrosting and defogging system which operates either by applying heat to the windshield or by dehumidifying the air inside of the vehicle.


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Standard #105:

Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems

The purpose of this standard is to insure

safe braking performance

under normal and

emergency conditions.


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Standard #106: Brake Hoses

  • This standard specifies labeling and performance requirements for motor vehicle brake hoses, brake hose assemblies and brake hose end fittings

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce deaths and injuries occurring due to brake system failure from hose or hose assembly rupture


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Standard #108:

Lamps, Reflective devices and Associated Equipment

The purpose of this standard is to reduce traffic accidents,

deaths and injuries by providing ample roadway illumination

and making vehicles more noticeable on public roads so that

their presence is perceived and

their signals understood in all

conditions.


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Standard #110:

Tire Selection and Rims

This standard specifies requirements for

tire selection to prevent tire overloading.


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Standard #111:

Rearview mirrors

  • This standard specifies requirements for the performance and location of rearview mirrors

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce the number of deaths and injuries that occur when the driver of a motor vehicle does not have a clear and reasonably unobstructed view to the rear


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Standard #112:

Hood Latch System

This standard establishes the requirement

for providing a hood latch system

or hood latch systems.


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Standard #114:

Theft Protection

This standard specifies requirements for theft

protection to reduce crashes resulting from

unauthorized operation of a motor vehicle. It also

specifies requirements to reduce crashes

resulting from the rollaway of

parked vehicles with automatic

transmissions as a result of

children moving the shift mechanism

out of the "park" position.


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Standard #116:

Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids

  • This standard specifies requirements for fluids used in hydraulic brake systems, brake fluid containers and labeling of containers

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce failures in braking systems which may occur because of the manufacture or use of improper or contaminated fluid


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Standard #119:

New Pneumatic Tires

  • This standard establishes requirements for tires on multipurpose passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, trailers and motorcycles

  • The purpose of this standard is to provide safe operational performance levels for tires and to place enough information on the tires to permit their proper selection and use


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Standard #120:

Tire Selection and Rims

  • This standard specifies tire and rim selection requirements and rim marking requirements

  • The purpose of this standard is to provide safe operational performance by ensuring that vehicles are equipped with tires of adequate size and load rating and with rims of appropriate size and type designation


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Standard #121:

Air Brake Systems

  • This standard establishes performance and equipment requirements for braking systems on vehicles equipped with air brake systems

  • The purpose of this standard is to insure safe braking performance under all conditions


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Standard #124:

Accelerator Control Systems

  • This standard establishes requirements for the return of a vehicle's throttle to the idle position when the driver removes force from the accelerator, or in the event of a severance or disconnection in the accelerator control system

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce deaths and injuries resulting from engine over-speed caused by malfunctions in the accelerator control system


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Standard #125:

Warning Devices

  • This standard establishes requirements for devices used to warn approaching traffic of the presence of a stopped vehicle

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce deaths and injuries due to collisions between traffic and disabled vehicles


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Standard #201:

Occupant Protection in Interior Impact

This standard specifies

requirements to afford

impact protection for

occupants.


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Standard #202:

Head Restraints

This standard specifies requirements for head

restraints to reduce the frequency

and severity of neck injury in

vehicle collisions.


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Standard #204:

Steering Control Rearward Displacement

This standard specifies requirements limiting

the rearward displacement of the steering

control into the passenger compartment to

reduce the likelihood of chest, neck or head

injuries.


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Standard #205:

Glazing Materials

  • This standard specifies requirements for glazing materials for use in motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce injuries resulting from impact to glazing surfaces, to ensure a necessary degree of transparency in motor vehicle windows for visibility and to minimize the possibility of occupants being thrown through windows in collisions


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Standard #206:

Door Locks and Door Retention Components

This standard specifies requirements for

door locks and door retention components to

minimize the likelihood of occupants being

thrown from the vehicle as a result of impact.


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Standard #207:

Door Locks and Door Retention Components

This standard establishes requirements for

seats, their attachment assemblies and their

installation to minimize the possibility of their

failure by forces acting on them as a result of

vehicle impact.


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Standard #208:

Occupant Crash Protection

  • This standard specifies performance requirements for the protection of vehicle occupants in crashes

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce the number of deaths and severity of injuries, by specifying requirements in terms of forces and speeds measured in test crashes and equipment requirements for restraint systems


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Standard #209:

Seat Belt Assemblies

  • This standard specifies requirements for seat belt assemblies

  • A seat belt assembly shall be designed for use by only one person at any one time


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Standard #210:

Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages

This standard establishes requirements for

seat belt assembly anchorages to ensure

their proper location for effective occupant

restraint and to reduce the likelihood of their

failure.


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Standard #213:

Child Restraint Systems

  • This standard specifies requirements for child restraint systems used in motor vehicles

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce the number of children killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes


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Standard #217:

Bus Emergency Exits and Window Retention and Release

  • This standard establishes requirements for the retention of windows in buses, and establishes operating forces, opening dimensions and markings for bus emergency exits

  • The purpose of this standard is to minimize the likelihood of occupants being thrown from the bus and to provide a readily accessible emergency exits


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Standard #223:

Rear Impact Guards

  • This standard specifies requirements for rear impact guards for trailers and semi-trailers

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries that occur when light duty vehicles collide with the rear end of trailers and semi-trailers


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Standard #224:

Rear Impact Protection

  • This standard establishes requirements for the installation of rear impact guards on trailers and semi-trailers

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries occurring when light duty vehicles impact the rear of trailers and semi-trailers


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Standard #301:

Fuel System Integrity

  • This standard specifies requirements for the integrity of motor vehicle fuel systems

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce deaths and injuries occurring from fires that result from fuel spillage during and after motor vehicle crashes, and resulting from ingestion of fuels during siphoning


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Standard #302:

Flammability of Interior Materials

  • This standard specifies burn resistance requirements for materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce the deaths and injuries to motor vehicle occupants caused by vehicle fires


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Standard #303:

Fuel System Integrity of Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles

  • This standard specifies requirements for the integrity of motor vehicle fuel systems using compressed natural gas

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce deaths and injuries occurring from fires that result from fuel leakage during and after motor vehicle crashes


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Standard #304:

Compressed Natural Gas Fuel Container Integrity

  • This standard specifies requirements for the integrity of compressed natural gas motor vehicle fuel containers

  • The purpose of this standard is to reduce deaths and injuries occurring from fires that result from fuel leakage during and after motor vehicle crashes


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