January 21, 2020

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The Selander Law Office, PLLC specializes in providing legal advice to companies with product safety… [more]

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  April, 2006 to present Attorney, Selander Law Office, PLLC Served as counsel for vehicle… [more]

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Welcome to SelanderLaw.com

Stephen Selander retired from General Motors Legal Staff as Senior Counsel in 2002 after 29 years of service. The Selander Law Office, PLLC began in 2006 and specializes in providing legal advice to companies with product safety or pass-by noise issues. Stephen Selander represents clients in investigations and proceedings conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CPSC).

Latest Posts

On December 16, 2019, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Published a Request for Comments on Recission of the Hearing and Speaking Requirements for the Drivers of Interstate Motor Carriers (49 CFR 591)

SUMMARY EXERPT: FMCSA requests public comments on the National Association of the Deaf’s (NAD) petition for rulemaking to rescind the requirement for interstate drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) to be able to hear. NAD also requests that FMCSA amend the requirement that interstate drivers be able to speak, and the rule prohibiting the use of interpreters during the administration of the commercial driver’s license (CDL) skills test. DATES:  Comments should be filed on or before … [Read More...]

On November 26, 2019, NHTSA Published Its Decision to Grant the Petitions for Reconsideration of the Final Rule it Published on October 2nd Regarding Odometer Disclosure Requirements (49 CFR 580)

NHTSA’s October 2, 2019, final rule amended its odometer disclosure requirements to allow States to adopt electronic odometer disclosure systems and changing the time when vehicles become exempt from federal odometer disclosure requirements from ten years to twenty years. The America Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and the State of Delaware Department of Transportation filed petitions requesting that the agency delay the effective date of the changes to the exemptions … [Read More...]

On November 21, 2019 NHTSA Published a Request for Comments on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Draft Research Test Procedures

This RFC includes procedures that have been developed for research purposes only. Research test procedures are used by the Agency to evaluate a technology of interest and, when presented to the public, provide a basis for which gaps in test methodology may be identified and resolved. DATES:  Comments should be filed on or before January 21, 2020 NHTSA seeks comments on draft research test procedures for testing the following Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: Active Parking Assist … [Read More...]

On November 12 ,2019 the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Published a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Inclined Sleep Products for Infants (16 CFR 1226).

SUMMARY EXCERPT: In 2017 the CPSC published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) proposing to adopt a voluntary standard for inclined sleep products developed by ASTM International, with a modification to the standard’s definition of ‘‘accessory.’’ Based on subsequent information and events, the Commission is now issuing a supplemental proposed rule (Supplemental NPR), proposing to adopt the current ASTM standard for inclined sleep products, with modifications that would make the … [Read More...]

On August 5, 2019, the FMCSA published a Notice and Request for Comments on a Crash Preventability Determination Program

DATES:  Comments are due on or before October 4, 2019. BACKGROUND: After 18 months of operating a Crash Preventability Demonstration Project, FMCSA has decided to operate a Crash Preventability Determination Program, using a streamlined process, and proposes to modify the Safety Measurement System to remove crashes found to be not preventable by the motor carrier from the prioritization algorithm and noting the not preventable determinations in the Pre- Employment Screening Program.  … [Read More...]