49 CFR 578.2 - Purpose.

§ 578.2 Purpose.

One purpose of this part is to effectuate the remedial impact of civil penalties and to foster compliance with the law by specifying the civil penalties for statutory and regulatory violations, as adjusted for inflation. Another purpose of this part is to set forth NHTSA's interpretation of the civil penalty factors listed in 49 U.S.C. 30165(c). A third purpose of this part is to set forth the requirements regarding the reasonable time and the manner of correction for a person seeking safe harbor protection from criminal liability under 49 U.S.C. 30170(a).

[ 81 FR 10527, Mar. 1, 2016]

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Title 49 published on 09-May-2017 04:41

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 578 after this date.

  • 2017-03-28; vol. 82 # 58 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    1. 82 FR 15302 - Civil Penalties
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      As of March 27, 2017, the effective date of the rule amending 49 CFR part 578 published at 81 FR 95489, December 28, 2016, delayed at 82 FR 8694, January 30, 2017, is further delayed until June 26, 2017.
      49 CFR Part 578