TITLE

Trailer ABS lamp now permanent requirement

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2009, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issuance of a final rule that makes permanent a requirement for an external malfunction indicator lamp in trailers with antilock brake systems (ABS) by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The sunset date for the indicator lamp requirement is on March 1, 2009, however, the date was extended to September 1, 2009. According to NHTSA officials, they want to make the requirement permanent due to the additional safety purposes served by the external lamp.
ACCESSION #
44768854

 

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