[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 45 (Friday, March 7, 1997)]
[Page 10614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-5603]


National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Research and Development Programs Meeting Agenda

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice provides the agenda for a public meeting at which 
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will 
describe and discuss specific research and development projects.

DATES AND TIMES: As previously announced, NHTSA will hold a public 
meeting devoted primarily to presentations of specific research and 
development projects on March 11, 1997, beginning at 1:30 p.m. and 
ending at approximately 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Suites, Detroit Metro 
Airport, 8600 Wickham Road, Romulus, Michigan 48174.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice provides the agenda for the 
sixteenth in a series of public meetings to provide detailed 
information about NHTSA's research and development programs. This 
meeting will be held on March 11, 1997. The meeting was announced on 
February 18, 1997 (62 FR 7293). For additional information about the 
meeting consult that announcement.
    Starting at 1:30 p.m. and concluding by 5:00 p.m., NHTSA's Office 
of Research and Development will discuss the following topics:

Status of air bag aggressiveness and advanced air bag research, 
including child restraint/air bag interaction (CRABI) dummy testing,
Demonstration of CD ROM for child restraint/vehicle compatibility,
Status and plans for the 1997 calendar year for the National Automotive 
Sampling System Crashworthiness Data Base (NASS CDS),
Special crash investigation studies of air bag cases, Status and plans 
for anti-lock brake systems research, and Status of research on 
restraint systems for rollover protection.

    NHTSA has based its decisions about the agenda, in part, on the 
suggestions it received by February 21, 1997, in response to the 
announcement published February 18, 1997.
    As announced on February 18, 1997, in the time remaining at the 
conclusion of the presentations, NHTSA will provide answers to 
questions on its research and development programs, where those 
questions have been submitted in writing by February 27, 1997, to Ralph 
J. Hitchcock, Acting Associate Administrator for Research and 
Development, NRD-01, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 
Washington, DC 20590. Fax number: 202-366-5930.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rita I. Gibbons, Staff Assistant, 
Office of Research and Development, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, 
DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-4862. Fax number: 202-366-5930.

    Issued: March 3, 1997.
Ralph J. Hitchcock,
Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Development.
[FR Doc. 97-5603 Filed 3-6-97; 8:45 am]