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Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(B), a motor vehicle that was not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS, and has no substantially similar U.S.-certified counterpart, shall be refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that the motor vehicle has safety features that comply with, or are capable of being altered to comply with, all applicable FMVSS based on destructive test data or such other evidence as NHTSA decides to be adequate.
Petitions for eligibility decisions may be submitted by either manufacturers or importers who have registered with NHTSA pursuant to 49 CFR Part 592. As specified in 49 CFR 593.7, NHTSA publishes notice in the
Auto Enterprises of Birmingham, Michigan (Registered Importer 93-013) has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether 2008-2010 M&V GmbH Siegmar Fzb trailers that were not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS are eligible for importation into the United States. Auto Enterprises contends that these vehicles are eligible for importation under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(B) because they have safety features that comply with, or are capable of being altered to comply with, all applicable FMVSS. Auto Enterprises submitted information with its petition intended to demonstrate that 2008-2010 M&V GmbH Siegmar Fzb trailers are capable of being modified to comply with all applicable standards.
Specifically, the petitioner claims that 2008-2010 M&V GmbH Siegmar Fzb trailers have safety features that comply with Standard Nos. 106
The petitioner also contends that 2008-2010 M&V GmbH Siegmar Fzb trailers are capable of being altered to meet the following standards, in the manner indicated:
Standard No. 108
Standard No. 109
Standard No. 110
Standard No. 121
All comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be considered, and will be available for examination in the docket at the above address both before and after that date. To the extent possible, comments filed after the closing date will also be considered. Notice of final action on the petition will be published in the
49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A) and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.8; delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.50 and 501.8.