U.S. Department Of Transportation Proposed Changes to Accommodate Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel in Commercial Vehicles 2008-01-2624
Under the President's Hydrogen Fuels Initiative, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) implemented a two-year project to determine the changes needed to accommodate hydrogen as an alternative fuel in commercial vehicles, i.e., trucks and buses.
The changes needed are as follows:
Dissemination of general safety guidelines for hydrogen fuel systems in commercial vehicles.
Revisions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs).
Revisions to the North American Standard Inspection Procedures.
Revisions to the North American Standard Out-of-Service criteria.