An updated reference title from the Association of the Work Truck Industry (NTEA) details critical elements for compliance with federal laws and regulations on motor vehicle certification and labeling. Geared to upfitters, the NTEA Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide clarifies labeling as it relates to intermediate, final-stage and altered manufacturing. Procedures for Tire and Loading Information and Cargo Carrying Capacity Modification labels are also covered.
The Guide covers labeling requirements, including instructions for label use, location and proper compliance; the Incomplete Vehicle Document; real-world, industry-specific examples; penalties; recall and remedy; early warning reporting; record retention; submission of manufacturing identification to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; and, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and compliance calculations.
New to the guide are details on the updated and significantly expanded NHTSA civil penalties for non-compliance; NHTSA forms and updated Manufacturer Registration section; and, FMVSS compliance worksheet reflecting new requirements. With improved organization for easier reading and searching, the Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide is available for $99 (members) and $249 (nonmembers), and can be ordered from NTEA, 800/441-6832; ntea.com/shopntea.