English to Japanese: nhtsa 571.101 General field: Law/Patents Detailed field: Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Source text - English Nat’l Highway Traffic Safety Admin., DOT § 571.101
Nothing in this provision shall be construed
as prohibiting earlier compliance
with the standard or amendment
or as precluding NHTSA from extending
a compliance effective date for intermediate
and final-stage manufacturers
and alterers by more than one year.
[70 FR 7435, Feb. 14, 2005]
§ 571.9 Separability.
If any standard established in this
part or its application to any person or
circumstance is held invalid, the remainder
of the part and the application
of that standard to other persons or
circumstances is not affected thereby.
[33 FR 19705, Dec. 25, 1968. Redesignated at 35
FR 5118, Mar. 26, 1970]
Subpart B—Federal Motor Vehicle
SOURCE: 36 FR 22902, Dec. 2, 1971, unless
§ 571.101 Standard No. 101, Controls,
telltales, and indicators.
S1. Scope. This standard specifies performance
requirements for location,
identification, color, and illumination
of motor vehicle controls, telltales and
S2. Purpose. The purpose of this
standard is to ensure the accessibility,
visibility and recognition of motor vehicle
controls, telltales and indicators,
and to facilitate the proper selection of
controls under daylight and nighttime
conditions, in order to reduce the safety
hazards caused by the diversion of
the driver’s attention from the driving
task, and by mistakes in selecting controls.
S3. Application. This standard applies
to passenger cars, multipurpose passenger
vehicles, trucks, and buses.
Adjacent, with respect to a control,
telltale or indicator, and its identifier
(a) The identifier is in close proximity
to the control, telltale or indicator;
(b) No other control, telltale, indicator,
identifier or source of illumination
appears between the identifier and
the telltale, indicator, or control that
the identifier identifies.
Common space means an area on
which more than one telltale, indicator,
identifier, or other message may
be displayed, but not simultaneously.
Control means the hand-operated part
of a device that enables the driver to
change the state or functioning of the
vehicle or a vehicle subsystem.
Indicator means a device that shows
the magnitude of the physical characteristics
that the instrument is designed
Identifier means a symbol, word, or
words used to identify a control, telltale,
Multi-function control means a control
through which the driver may select,
and affect the operation of, more than
one vehicle function.
Multi-task display means a display on
which more than one message can be
Telltale means an optical signal that,
when illuminated, indicates the actuation
of a device, a correct or improper
functioning or condition, or a failure to
S5. Requirements. Each passenger car,
multipurpose passenger vehicle, truck
and bus that is fitted with a control, a
telltale or an indicator listed in Table
1 or Table 2 must meet the requirements
of this standard for the location,
identification, color, and illumination
of that control, telltale or indicator.
However, the requirements for telltales
and indicators do not apply to vehicles
with GVWRs of 4,536 kg or greater if
these specified vehicles are manufactured
before September 1, 2013.
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