International Legal Requirements, Safety and Operating Specifications 650456

The need for uniform legal requirements covering motor vehicles is evident when one considers the existing disparities in regulations not only between nations but within the states comprising a country (for example, the United States). Some of these differences are discussed, including measures taken by manufacturers to conform with the laws of the countries to which they export their products. It is stressed that some degree of uniformity in this area would not only be economical to both the producer and customer, but would also result in additional safety for all concerned.


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