TITLE

NHTSA: Keep the light on

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2009, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to keep the trailer-mounted ABS malfunction lamp requirement on air-braked trailers for at least six more months. It says that originally, the requirement was scheduled to go away March 1, 2009 but the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance petitioned NHTSA to retain the lamp. Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) engineering manager Jeff Sims says the lamp helps speed roadside inspections.
ACCESSION #
37794195

 

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