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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AL95 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Assessment of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for Lighting 
Abstract: In response to a petition for rulemaking from Osram Sylvania, this notice seeks public comment on considerations to update and modernize Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Vehicle Lighting to facilitate new designs and emerging technologies to maintain and improve safety. Specifically, the requirements and test procedures for, among others, replaceable light sources, dusk sensors, plastic optical materials, semiautomatic beam switching, headlamp mounting orientation, minimum lamp size requirements, and harmonization to international standards. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.108   
Legal Authority: delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  12/00/2022 
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:
Markus Price
Chief, Visibility and Injury Prevention Division
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-0098