Legislation was introduced to provide that motor vehicles registered as “secondary vehicles” and driven less than 5,000 miles per year may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle.
Legislation to provide that no motor-vehicle muffler or exhaust system shall emit a noise level greater than 60 decibels was introduced.
SEMA-supported legislation was introduced to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or because someone other than the dealer performed service.
A bill to protect motorsports was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Legislation was introduced in the New York State Senate to provide that a historical motor vehicle which was not manufactured with a license plate display area on the front of the vehicle may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set significantly lower exposure limits for beryllium and related compounds.
In response to a request from Congress, the Copyright Office issued a final report on the interplay between copyright law and products that operate using software, including motor vehicles and parts.
The National Park Service (NPS) finalized changes to its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina.
President Obama used his power under the Antiquities Act to designate a 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah and a 300,000-acre Gold Butte National Monument in southern Nevada.