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NTEA enhances vehicle certification resources

NTEA recently enhanced the Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide and US/Canada Federal Lighting Guide to capture the latest regulatory information in the US and Canada.

“NTEA is pleased to share upgraded guides with the work truck industry to help multi-stage manufacturers, upfitters and alterers navigate the vehicle certification process,” said Bob Raybuck, NTEA director of technical services.

“These resources align with our mission of furthering the knowledge, growth and profitability of the commercial vehicle community.”

The 2018 edition of Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide offers a more complete representation of compliance mandates and implications facing work truck industry companies in North America. Content addresses safety certification and labeling requirements vital to conformance with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada regulations.

“The Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide supports companies in satisfying the complex standards relevant to intermediate and final-stage manufacturers and alterers,” said Steve Spata, NTEA technical assistance director.

“This is your resource for all aspects of labeling.”

New in this edition:

  • Section addressing Canadian regulations
  • FMVSS and CMVSS compliance worksheets with updated requirements
  • Revised U.S./Canada Federal Lighting Guide chart
  • Improved organization for readability and search functionality

The Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide (2018 edition) is available for a special price through September: $124 NTEA member/$274 nonmember. Standard pricing starts Oct. 1: $149 NTEA member/$299 nonmember. Learn more at, and contact NTEA’s team with any questions ([email protected] or 800-441-6832).

The U.S./Canada Federal Lighting Guide provides illustrations indicating specific lighting requirements for commercial vehicles. Two full-color copies are inserted in the Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide. Laminated 19-inch by 25-inch lighting guide posters can be purchased separately (special price through September: $19 NTEA member/$34 nonmember; standard price starting Oct. 1: $24 NTEA member/$39 nonmember). An online, interactive version is available to NTEA members for free. Visit for details.

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