49 CFR 571.4 - Explanation of usage.

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§ 571.4 Explanation of usage.
The word any, used in connection with a range of values or set of items in the requirements, conditions, and procedures of the standards or regulations in this chapter, means generally the totality of the items or values, any one of which may be selected by the Administration for testing, except where clearly specified otherwise.
Examples:
“The vehicle shall meet the requirements of S4.1 when tested at any point between 18 and 22 inches above the ground.” This means that the vehicle must be capable of meeting the specified requirements at every point between 18 and 22 inches above the ground. The test in question for a given vehicle may call for a single test (a single impact, for example), but the vehicle must meet the requirement at whatever point the Administration selects, within the specified range.
“Each tire shall be capable of meeting the requirements of this standard when mounted on any rim specified by the manufacturer as suitable for use with that tire.” This means that, where the manufacturer specifies more than one rim as suitable for use with a tire, the tire must meet the requirements with whatever rim the Administration selects from the specified group.
“Any one of the items listed below may, at the option of the manufacturer, be substituted for the hardware specified in S4.1.” Here the wording clearly indicates that the selection of items is at the manufacturer's option.
[36 FR 2511, Feb. 5, 1971]

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  • 2015-01-16; vol. 80 # 11 - Friday, January 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 2320 - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Electric-Powered Vehicles; Electrolyte Spillage and Electrical Shock Protection
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
      Final rule; response to petitions for reconsideration and technical corrections.
      The effective date of this final rule is January 16, 2015. Petitions for reconsideration of this final rule must be received not later than March 2, 2015.
      49 CFR Part 571

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Title 49 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 571 after this date.

  • 2015-01-23; vol. 80 # 15 - Friday, January 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 3538 - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Small Business Impacts of Motor Vehicle Safety
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
      Notice of regulatory review; Request for comments.
      You should submit comments early enough to ensure that Docket Management receives them not later than March 24, 2015.
      49 CFR Parts 571, 580, 581, 582, 583, 585, 587, and 588