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DOT/NHTSA RIN: 2127-AM51 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Amend FMVSS No. 108 For On-Vehicle Headlamp Testing 
Abstract: Pursuant to a statutory mandate in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, this rulemaking would propose to require performance-based standards for vehicle headlamp systems to ensure that headlights are correctly aimed on the road, and requiring those systems to be tested on-vehicle to account for headlight height and lighting performance. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 571.108   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 30111    49 USC 30115    49 USC 30117    49 USC 30166    49 USC 322    delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Issue final rule.  11/15/2023 

Overall Description of Deadline: Section 24212 of the BIL mandates a final rule not later than November 2023.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/00/2023 
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:
Markus Price
Chief, Visibility and Injury Prevention Division
Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590