Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Light Truck Average Fuel Economy Standards Model Years 2005-2007, GAO-03-675R, B-292187, April 28, 2003
B-292187, Apr 28, 2003
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Transportation. It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on April 7. NHTSA is setting a standard of 21.0 miles per gallon (mpg) for model year (MY) 2005. Whichever is later. 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(3)(A). It was published in the Federal Register on April 7. The rule does not have the required 60-day delay in its effective date for congressional review. We do note that the rule's impact will not be felt until the 2005 model year. Enclosed is our assessment of NHTSA's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report.