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NHTSA Issues Final Rule on Platform Lifts for Motor Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a final rule amending Federal motor vehicle safety standards on platform lift systems for otor vehicles.

To prevent injuries and fatalities during lift operation, NHTSA has revised the lighting requirements for lift controls; the location requirements, performance requirements, and test specifications for threshold warning signals; the wheelchair retention device and inner roll stop tests; and the lighting requirements for public use lifts.

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