National Transportation Safety Board Safety Recommendation, H-05-06 through -08

These safety recommendations, addressed to Ms. Linda Lewis-Pickett, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, address the adequacy of State and Federal oversight of motor carriers, the identification and appropriate use of speed-restricted tires on motorcoaches, and the criteria for State and Federal annual inspections of motorcoach passenger seating anchorage points. The National Transportation Safety Board makes the following recommendations to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators: (H-05-06) Develop, and disseminate to the States, model language for title and registration applications to alert applicants to the Federal definition of a commercial vehicle and to the need to contact the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for guidance on obtaining a U.S. Department of Transportation number and on determining the applicability of Federal safety regulations to their vehicle; (H-05-07) Revise your "Vehicle Inspection Handbook: Trucks, Buses, and Trailers" to provide guidance on inspecting and examining tires to ensure that they have the proper speed rating for a vehicle's intended use; (H-05-08) Develop a method for inspecting motorcoach passenger seat mounting anchorages and revise your "Vehicle Inspection Handbook: Trucks, Buses, and Trailers" to include the inspection procedures.

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  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: 5p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01000765
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 8 2005 10:16AM