Behind the Numbers Webinar: Importing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Parts into the
Please join the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) for a Behind the Numbers webinar
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 |1:30-2:45 PM ET
The topic will be: Importing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Parts into the United States
To attend the webinar, please register using the following link:
You will receive details on how to log into the webinar after registering. The webinars are
free and open to all.
Behind the Numbers is a Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) quarterly webinar series
providing insight into the collection, analysis, dissemination, and usage of transportation
With a mission to improve safety on nationís highways and reduce fatalities and injuries
associated with vehicle crashes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) issues Federal motor vehicle safety standards on all vehicle and vehicle parts
entering the United States. Each standard establishes minimum safety performance
requirements for items of motor vehicle equipment.
During this webinar, Coleman Sachs of NHTSA will provide a background on standards and
procedure related to importing motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts to the United States.
For the past fifteen years, Mr. Sachs has been the Chief of the Import and Certification
Division within the agencyís Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance (OVSC), which is the
Division principally responsible for regulating the importation. Following Colemanís
presentation, Sean Jahanmir of the BTS Office of Transportation Analysis will demonstrate
how BTS collects and analyzes motor vehicle and motor vehicle part import data.
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We encourage you to forward this invitation to interested colleagues, and hope you will be
able to participate! A recording of the webinar will be made available with further details to
To participate, you will need a computer with internet connectivity to view the visual
content and computer speakers or phone to hear the audio.