National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation.
In the Federal Register of December 13, 2001, NHTSA published a document in response to petitions for reconsideration that amended Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, School Bus Body Joint Strength. There was a typographical error in S6.1.2. This document corrects the error.
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NHTSA published a document in the Federal Register of December 13, 2001, (66 FR 64358) (FR Doc. 01-34096) amending Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 221, School bus body joint strength, 49 CFR 571.221. As published, 6.1.2 of the standard stated: “If a joint is less than 305 mm long, cut a test specimen with enough of the adjacent material to permit it to be held in the tension testing machine specified in S6.3.” This document corrects “305 mm” to read “203 mm.”
Need for correction—As published, the final rule contains an error which may prove to be misleading and needs to be clarified.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 49 CFR Part 571End List of Subjects Start Amendment Part
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PART 571—FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for Part 571 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Section 571.221 is corrected by revising S6.1.2 to read as follows:End Amendment Part
S6.1.2 If a joint is less than 203 mm long, cut a test specimen with enough of the adjacent material to permit it to be held in the tension testing machine specified in S6.3.
Issued on: January 30, 2003.
Stephen R. Kratzke,
Associate Administrator for Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 03-2702 Filed 2-6-03; 8:45 am]
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