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Behind the Numbers Webinar: Importing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Parts into the 
United States

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: 

https://us-vehicle-imports.eventbrite.com 

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 
statistics.

Overview:
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.

Contact Information:
Please contact [log in to unmask] with any questions.

Additional Notes:
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 
be announcement.

To participate, you will need a computer with internet connectivity to view the visual 
content and computer speakers or phone to hear the audio.