[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 179 (Tuesday, September 16, 1997)]
[Page 48708]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-24648]



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 September 17, 1997, beginning at 1:30 p.m. and 
ending at approximately 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Tysons Westpark Hotel, 8401 
Westpark Drive, McLean, Virginia.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice provides the agenda for the 
eighteenth in a series of public meetings to provide detailed 
information about NHTSA's research and development programs. This 
meeting will be held on September 17, 1997. The meeting was announced 
on August 8, 1997 (62 FR 42852). 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:

Summary of Research Activity on 5th-Percentile, 3-Year-Old, and 6-Year-
Old Dummies,
Status of Research on Restraint Systems for Rollover Protection,
Improved Frontal Crash Protection--Update on National Automotive 
Sampling System (NASS) Analysis,
Vehicle Aggressivity and Fleet Compatibility, and
Special Crash Investigations Studies of Air Bag Cases.

    NHTSA has based its decisions about the agenda, in part, on the 
suggestions it received by August 21, 1997, in response to the 
announcement published August 8, 1997.
    As announced on August 8, 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 September 3, 1997, to 
Raymond P. Owings, Ph.D., 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, S.W., 
Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-4862. Fax number: 202-366-

    Issued: September 11, 1997.
Raymond P. Owings,
Associate Administrator for Research and Development.
[FR Doc. 97-24648 Filed 9-15-97; 8:45 am]