49 CFR 578.4 - Definitions.
All terms used in this part that are defined in sections 30102, 30501, 32101, 32702, 32901, and 33101 of Title 49 of the United States Code are used as defined in the appropriate statute.
Administrator means the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Civil penalty means any non-criminal penalty, fine, or other sanction that:
(1) Is for a specific monetary amount as provided by Federal law, or has a maximum amount provided for by Federal law; and
(2) Is assessed, compromised, collected, or enforced by NHTSA pursuant to Federal law.
NHTSA means the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Person means any individual, corporation, company, limited liability company, trust, association, firm, partnership, society, joint stock company, or any other entity.
Respondent means any person charged with liability for a civil penalty for a violation of sections 30112, 30115, 30117 through 30122, 30123(a), 30125(c), 30127, 30141 through 30147, or 30166 of Title 49 of the United States Code or a regulation prescribed under any of those sections.