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Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.




In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 Start Printed Page 52969U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on January 22, 2001 [66 FR 6756-6757].


Comments must be submitted on or before November 19, 2001.

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J.J. Liu at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Safety Performance Standards (NTS-31), 202-366-4923. 400 Seventh Street, SW, Room 6240, Washington, DC 20590.

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Title: 49 CFR 571.218, Motorcycle Helmets (Labeling).

OMB Number: 2127-0518.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: NHTSA requires labeling information to ensure that helmet owners have important safety information. The information currently provided on the helmet from the labels includes the manufacture's name or identification, model, size, month and year or manufacture, shell and liner construction of the helmet. The owners will also receive important information on caring for the helmet from the labels. Finally, the DOT symbol signifies the manufactures's certification that the helmet meets all the requirements in the standard. Labeling is necessary for NHTSA to identify the helmet, particularly, if the helmet failed the compliance test.

Affected Public: Business of other for profit organizations.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,333.


Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725—17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention NHTSA Desk Officer.

Comments Are Invited On

Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Departments estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

A Comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on October 5, 2001.

Herman L. Simms,

Associate Administrator for Administration.

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[FR Doc. 01-26230 Filed 10-17-01; 8:45 am]