APPENDIX C

FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS FOR PASSENGER CARS AND LIGHT TRUCK VEHICLES

STANDARD

REQUIREMENT

APPLIES TO CARS

(EFFECTIVE DATE)

APPLIES TO LTVS

(EFFECTIVE DATE)

101

Identification and illumination of controls and displays

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Sept. 1, 1972

102

Transmission shift lever sequence

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Jan 1, 1968

103

Windshield defrosting and defogging

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Sept. 1, 1968

104

Windshield wiping and washing

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Sept. 1, 1968

105

Hydraulic brake systems

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Sept. 1, 1975

106

Brake hoses

a

a

107

Reflecting surfaces in driver's view

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

108

Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

Yes

Jan. 1, 1968

108

Center high-mounted stop lamp

Yes

Sept. 1, 1985

Yes

Sept. 1, 1993

109

Tires for use on passenger cars

Yes

Jan. 1, 1969

No



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Shopping for Safety: Providing Consumer Automotive Safety Information APPENDIX C FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS FOR PASSENGER CARS AND LIGHT TRUCK VEHICLES STANDARD REQUIREMENT APPLIES TO CARS (EFFECTIVE DATE) APPLIES TO LTVS (EFFECTIVE DATE) 101 Identification and illumination of controls and displays Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1972 102 Transmission shift lever sequence Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan 1, 1968 103 Windshield defrosting and defogging Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1968 104 Windshield wiping and washing Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1968 105 Hydraulic brake systems Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1975 106 Brake hoses a a 107 Reflecting surfaces in driver's view Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1968 108 Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1968 108 Center high-mounted stop lamp Yes Sept. 1, 1985 Yes Sept. 1, 1993 109 Tires for use on passenger cars Yes Jan. 1, 1969 No

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Shopping for Safety: Providing Consumer Automotive Safety Information 110 Tire selection and rims for passenger cars Yes Sept. 1, 1969 No 111 Rearview mirrors Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Feb. 12, 1976 112 Headlamp concealment devices Yes Jan. 1, 1970 Yes Jan. 1, 1970 113 Hood latch system Yes Jan. 1, 1970 Yes Jan. 1, 1970 114 Theft protection Yes Jan. 1, 1970 Yes Sept. 1, 1983 115 Vehicle identification number Yes Jan. 1, 1970 Yes Sept. 1, 1980 116 Brake fluid b b 117 Retreaded tires for use on passenger cars Yes Jan. 1, 1972 No 118 Power windows Yes Jan. 1, 1972 Yes Dec. 22, 1988 119 New tires for use on vehicles other than passenger cars No Yes Sept. 1, 1975 120 Tire selection and rims for non-passenger cars No Yes Sept. 1, 1976 121 Air brake systems No No 122 Motorcycle brakes No No 123 Motorcycle controls and displays No No 124 Accelerator control systems Yes Sept. 1, 1973 Yes Sept. 1, 1973 125 Warning devices c c

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Shopping for Safety: Providing Consumer Automotive Safety Information 126 Truck-camper loading No Yes Sept. 1, 1973 129 Nonpneumatic tires for passenger cars Yes Sept. 1, 1991 No 131 School bus pedestrian safety devices d d 201 Occupant protection in interior impact Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1981 202 Head restraints Yes Jan. 1, 1970 Yes Sept. 1, 1991 203 Impact protection for the driver from the steering wheel Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1981 204 Steering control rearward displacement Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Sept. 1, 1981 205 Windows Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1968 206 Door locks and latches Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1972 207 Seating systems Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1972 208 Lap/shoulder belts for front seats, lap belts at all other seats Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1972 208 Lap/shoulder belts at rear outboard seats Yes Dec. 11, 1989 Yes Sept. 1, 1991

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Shopping for Safety: Providing Consumer Automotive Safety Information 208 Automatic crash protection (either air bags or automatic belts) Yes Sept. 1, 1989 Yes Sept. 1, 1997 208 Dual air bags and manual lap/shoulder belt Yes Sept. 1, 1997 Yes Sept. 1, 1998 209 Seat belts e e 210 Seat belt anchorages Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1972 211 Wheel nuts and hubcaps Yes Jan. 1, 1968 Yes Jan. 1, 1968 212 Windshield mounting and retention Yes Jan. 1, 1970 Yes Sept. 1, 1977 213 Child restraint systems f f 214 Side-impact protection—static test Yes Jan. 1, 1973 Yes Sept. 1, 1994 214 Side-impact protection—crash test Yes Sept. 1, 1996 Yes Sept. 1, 1998 216 Roof crush test Yes Aug. 15, 1973 Yes Sept. 1, 1994 217 Bus emergency exits g g 218 Motorcycle helmets h h 219 Windshield intrusion Yes Sept. 1, 1976 Yes Sept. 1, 1976 220 School bus rollover protection d d 221 School bus body joint strength d d

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Shopping for Safety: Providing Consumer Automotive Safety Information 222 School bus passenger seating and crash protection d d 301 Fuel system integrity Yes Sept. 1, 1975 Yes Sept. 1, 1976 302 Flammability of interior materials Yes Sept. 1, 1972 Yes Sept. 1, 1972 303 Fuel system integrity of compressed natural gas vehicles Yes Sept. 1, 1995 Yes Sept. 1, 1995 304 Compressed natural gas fuel container integrity i i Note: Data from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1995. LTVs = light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles. aNot applicable. This is an equipment standard for brake hoses. bNot applicable. This is an equipment standard for brake fluid. cNot applicable. This is an equipment standard for warning devices. dThis standard applies only to school buses. eNot applicable. This is an equipment standard that applies to all seat belts regardless of the vehicle in which they are installed. fNot applicable. This is an equipment standard that applies to all child restraints regardless of the vehicle in which they are installed. gThis standard applies only to buses. hNot applicable. This is an equipment standard for motorcycle helmets. iThis standard applies to all compressed natural gas fuel containers regardless of the vehicle on which the container is installed.