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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL36 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Advanced Glazing and Anti-Ejection Countermeasures 

In accordance with MAP-21 section 32703(b)(2), this rulemaking would require motorcoach advanced glazing and anti-ejection safety countermeasures. NHTSA is considering portal improvements, such as advanced glazing, to prevent partial and complete ejection of motorcoach passengers, including children. In prescribing such standards, NHTSA will consider the impact of such standards on the use of motorcoach portals as a means of emergency egress.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.205   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30101    Pub. L. 112-141, sec 32703    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Final Rule or Letter to Congress  10/01/2014 

Overall Description of Deadline: Subtitle G of MAP-21, Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2012, includes section 32703(b)(2), which directs the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations that address anti-ejection safety countermeasures, including advanced glazing within two years of the enactment of MAP-21, if such a standard meets the requirements and considerations set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of section 30111 of title 49, U.S.C.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/06/2016  81 FR 27903   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/05/2016 
Final Rule  03/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jim Myers
Chief, Special Vehicles and Systems Division
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 493-0031