Federal Register: February 7, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 26)
DOCID: FR Doc 03-2702
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
CFR Citation: 49 CFR Part 571
Docket ID: [Docket No. NHTSA-98-4662]
RIN ID: RIN 2127-AJ02
ACTION: Motor vehicle safety standards:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Correcting amendment.
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, School Bus Body Joint Strength; Correction
DATES: Effective on January 1, 2003.
In the Federal Register of December 13, 2001, NHTSA published a document in response to petitions for reconsideration that amended Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, School Bus Body Joint Strength. There was a typographical error in S6.1.2. This document corrects the error.
School bus body joint strength; correction,
NHTSA published a document in the Federal Register of December 13, 2001, (66 FR 64358) (FR Doc. 0134096) amending Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, School bus body joint strength, 49 CFR 571.221. As published, 6.1.2 of the standard stated: ``If a joint is less than 305 mm long, cut a test specimen with enough of the adjacent material to permit it to be held in the tension testing machine specified in S6.3.'' This document corrects ``305 mm'' to read ``203 mm.''
Need for correctionAs published, the final rule contains an error which may prove to be misleading and needs to be clarified. List of Subjects in 49 CFR Part 571
Motor vehicle safety, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Tires.
Accordingly, 49 CFR Part 571 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment:
PART 571FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS
1. The authority citation for Part 571 continues to read as follows:
Authority: 49 U.S.C. 322, 30111, 30115, 30117, and 30166; delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.50.
2. Section 571.221 is corrected by revising S6.1.2 to read as follows:
Sec. 571.221 Standard No. 221, School Bus Body Joint Strength * * * * *
S6.1.2 If a joint is less than 203 mm long, cut a test specimen
with enough of the adjacent material to permit it to be held in the tension testing machine specified in S6.3.
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Issued on: January 30, 2003.
Stephen R. Kratzke,
Associate Administrator for Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 032702 Filed 2603; 8:45 am]
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Dorothy Nakama, Office of the Chief Counsel, at (202) 3662992. Her FAX
number is: (202) 3663820. Her address is: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590.