NHTSA: Comments sought on sound minimum requirements for hybrid & electric vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking the public to comment on a proposal to allow manufacturers of hybrid and electric vehicles to install a number of driver-selectable pedestrian alert sounds in each HEV they manufacture.

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The proposal would amend the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 141, Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.

To view and submit comments on the NPRM, click here.