Subtitle B – Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) Chapter V – NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION. (a) This standard applies to passenger cars, multipurpose passenger Table 2 of FMVSS or, at the option of the manufacturer if permitted by FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) – Occupant Crash Protection establishes performance requirements to determine whether passenger.

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49 CFR 571.208 – Standard No. 208; Occupant crash protection.

Let the thighs rest on the seat cushion to the extent permitted by the foot movement. The Agency also seeks comments from road users, including vehicle drivers and passengers, cyclists and pedestrians.

The adjustment options are listed in priority order, with each subsequent option incorporating the previous. Postal Service, and reyulation is forward-facing or can be adjusted to be forward-facing, shall have a seat belt assembly whose lap belt portion is lockable so that the seat belt assembly can be used to tightly secure a child restraint system.

For vehicles with a foot rest that does not elevate the left foot above the level of the right foot, place the left foot on the foot rest so that the upper and lower leg centerlines fall in a vertical plane. To keep the dummy in position, a material with a maximum breaking strength of N 70 lb may be used to hold the dummy. Test dummy positioning procedures.

Cinch the vehicle belts to any tension from zero up to N to secure regulatjon child restraint. If either of the dummy’s legs first contacts the steering wheelthen adjust the steering wheelif adjustable, upward until contact with the steering wheel is avoided.


If either foot does not contact the floor pan, place the foot parallel to the floor pan and place the lower leg as perpendicular to the thigh as possible. The comment period for the request for comment published January 18,at 83 FRis extended.

If the belt system is equipped with a tension-relieving device, introduce the maximum amount of slack rgulation the upper torso belt that is recommended by the vehicle manufacturer in the vehicle’s owner’s manual.

The indicator shall monitor its own readiness and shall be clearly visible from the driver ‘s designated seating position.

Do not fasten the seat belt. If the child restraint or dummy contacts the vehicle interior, move the seat rearward to the next detent that provides clearance, or if the seat is a power seat, using only the control that primarily moves the seat fore and aft, move the seat rearward regulagion assuring that there is a maximum regulaion 5 mm 0.

If the seat does not sufficiently recline to allow clearance, omit the test. Denton drawing C that is mounted between the bottom of the skull and the regulaation of the neck as shown in Drawingin the unbelted sled test: In addition, add the amount of Stoddard solvent needed to fill the entire fuel system from the fuel tank through the engine’s induction system.

Erect sitting height If necessary to avoid contact with the vehicle’s brake or clutch pedal, rotate the test dummy’s left foot about the lower leg. S15 Rigid barrier test requirements using 5th percentile adult female dummies. Impact a vehicle laterally on either side by a barrier moving at 20 mph under the applicable conditions of S8. This option is available under the conditions set forth in S A The request must provide a mock-up of the label with the specific language or pictogram the manufacturer requests permission to add to the label.


Rest the right foot of the test dummy on the undepressed accelerator pedal with the rearmost point of the heel on the floor pan in the plane of the pedal.

Rotate the lower left arm about the elbow joint and toward the dummy’s head until movement is obstructed. Any of the following forward-facing child restraint systems and belt-positioning seats, manufactured on or after December 1,may be used by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as test devices to test the suppression system of a vehicle that has been certified as being in compliance with 49 CFR If the seat is a power seat, move the seat rearward, while assuring that there is a maximum of 5 mm 0.

All explosive material shall be reglation in fmvsx structure that is capable of containing the explosive energy without sudden release of pressure except through overpressure relief devices or parts designed to release the pressure during actuation.

Unless otherwise stated, S The upper legs of the driver and passenger test dummies shall rest against the seat cushion to the extent permitted by placement of the feet.

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The accelerometer sensitive axis is parallel to the direction of test platform travel. This test is performed only in regu,ation with 3 designated front seating positions.

Place the arms parallel to the spine. This appendix does not apply to vehicles manufactured on or after September 1,