49 U.S. Code § 32301 - Definitions

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In this chapter—
(1) “crash avoidance” means preventing or mitigating a crash;
(2) “crashworthiness” means the protection a passenger motor vehicle gives its passengers against personal injury or death from a motor vehicle accident; and
(3) “damage susceptibility” means the susceptibility of a passenger motor vehicle to damage in a motor vehicle accident.

Source

(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1035; Pub. L. 112–141, div. C, title I, § 31305(a),July 6, 2012, 126 Stat. 765.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
32301
15:1901(13), (14).
Oct. 20, 1972, Pub. L. 92–513, § 2(13), (14), 86 Stat. 948; Dec. 22, 1975, Pub. L. 94–163, § 301, 89 Stat. 901; Oct. 10, 1980, Pub. L. 96–425, § 8(a)(2), 94 Stat. 1828; Oct. 25, 1984, Pub. L. 98–547, § 101(b), 98 Stat. 2767.

Amendments

2012—Pub. L. 112–141added par. (1), redesignated former pars. (1) and (2) as (2) and (3), respectively, and, in par. (2), substituted “; and” for period at end.
Effective Date of 2012 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 112–141effective Oct. 1, 2012, see section 3(a) ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.

 

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