Subtitle B – Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) Chapter V – NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION. (a) This standard applies to passenger cars, multipurpose passenger Table 2 of FMVSS or, at the option of the manufacturer if permitted by FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) – Occupant Crash Protection establishes performance requirements to determine whether passenger.

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For purposes of S27 and S28, the following definitions apply: If webbing sensitive emergency locking retroactive are installed as part of the lap belt assembly or lap belt portion of the seat belt assemblyapply the load at a rate less than the regulaiton value for lock-up specified by reggulation manufacturer. A vehicle certified to this alternative test requirement shall, in addition to meeting the criteria specified in S If the seat cushion reference line angle automatically changes as the seat is moved from the full forward position, maintain as closely as possible the seat cushion reference line angle in S If a manufacturer decides to certify a vehicle using a test fvss for a test of the system, it shall use test dummies for the entire series of tests, e.

B The additional information conveyed by the requested label must be specific to the design or technology of the air bag system in the vehicle and not applicable to all or most air bag systems.

If the belt system is equipped with a tension-relieving device, introduce the maximum amount of slack into the upper torso belt that is recommended by the vehicle manufacturer in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. For purposes of S4. Set the SCRP at the midpoint height with the seat cushion reference line angle set as closely as possible to the angle determined in S Denton drawing C that is mounted between the bottom of the skull and the top of the neck as shown in Drawingin the unbelted sled test: Postal Service, and vehicles manufactured for operation by persons with disabilities, with a GVWR of 8, pounds or less and an unloaded vehicle weight of 5, pounds or less that is manufactured on or after September 1, and before September 1, shall comply with the requirements of S4.


This label may be combined with the label required by S4. If the steering wheel was moved, return it to the position described in S The thumbs shall be over the steering wheel rim and shall be lightly taped to the steering wheel rim so that if the hand of the test dummy is pushed upward by a force of not less than 2 pounds and not more than 5 pounds, the tape shall release the hand from the steering wheel rim.

The reach envelopes specified in S7. If either of the dummy’s legs first contacts the steering wheelthen adjust the steering wheelif adjustable, upward until contact with the steering wheel is avoided.

Where manufacturer options are specified, the manufacturer shall select the option by the time it certifies the vehicle and may not thereafter select a different option for the vehicle. As used in this section, a law enforcement vehicle means any vehicle manufactured primarily for use by the United States or by a State or local government for police or other law enforcement purposes.

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However, vehicles that are manufactured in two or more stages or that are altered within the meaning of 49 CFR Type 2 seat belt assemblies installed in compliance with this requirement shall conform to Standard No.

Second, the Agency seeks comments on the use of fmvzs statutory provisions and regulations to allow for the implementation of such a pilot program. The load is applied in a horizontal direction toward the front of the vehicle with a force application angle of not less than 5 degrees nor more than 15 degrees above the rregulation at an onset rate of not more than 50 pounds per second.


You should submit comments early enough to ensure that Docket Management receives them not later than July 30, Rest the right foot of the test dummy on the undepressed accelerator pedal with the rearmost point of the heel on the floor pan in the plane regulatikn the pedal. Allow the fmvds webbing in the upper torso belt to be retracted by the retractive force of the retractor.

A Type 1 belt assembly or the pelvic portion of a dual retractor Type 2 belt assembly installed at the driver ‘s seating position shall include either an emergency locking retractor fmvse an automatic locking retractor.

Do not attach the vehicle safety belt. If the dummy contacts the vehicle interior, using only the control that primarily moves the seat fore and aft, move the seat rearward to the next detent that provides clearance.

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208

Pull the upper torso webbing out of the retractor and allow it to retract; repeat this four times. S22 Test procedure for S In the case of a manual seat belt required to meet S5.

Final adjustment to accommodate the placement of feet in fmss with S In all cases, the Agency’s goal would be to ensure the maintenance of currently required levels of safety performance.

This option is available under the conditions set forth in S Postal Service may meet the requirements of S4.

Using regulatoin part of any controlother than those just used, determine the full range of angles of the seat cushion reference line and set the seat cushion reference line to the middle of the range.