National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.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 February 28, 2001 [66 FR 12829-12831].
Comments must be submitted on or before November 19, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Walter Culbreath at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Administration (NAD-40), 202-366-1566. 400 Seventh Street, SW, Room 6240, Washington, DC 20590.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Title: Generic Clearance for Customer Surveys.
OMB Number: 2127-0579.
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection.
Abstract: Executive Order 12862, mandates that agencies survey their customers to identify the kind and quality of services they want and their level of satisfaction with existing services. Other requirements include the Governmental Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 which promotes a new focus on results, service quality, and customer satisfaction. NHTSA will use surveys of the public and other external stakeholders to gather data as one input to decision-making on how to better meet the goal of improving safety on the nation's highways. The data gathered on public expectations, NHTSA's products and services, along with specific information on motor vehicle crash related issues, will be used by the agency to better structure its processes and products, forecast safety trends and achieve the agency's goals.
Affected Public: Individuals or households are primary survey respondents. Businesses or other-for profit, not-for-profit institutions, Federal agencies, and State, local or tribal governments or other possible survey respondents.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 13,468.
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.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC, on October 5, 2001.
Herman L. Simms,
Associate Administrator for Administration.
[FR Doc. 01-26232 Filed 10-17-01; 8:45 am]
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