FMVSS 216

Roof Crush Resistance

This Standard applies to MPVs, trucks and buses with a GVWR of 6,000 lbs. (2,722 kg) or less. It does not apply to (1) School buses, (2) Vehicles that conform to the roll-over test requirements of Section 5.3 of FMVSS 208 by means that require no action by vehicle occupants, (3) Convertibles or (4) Vehicles certified to comply with FMVSS 216a. It establishes strength requirements for the passenger compartment roof.

Applicability:

Trucks & MPVs 10,000 GVWR or Less Yes
Trucks More than 10,000 GVWR No 
Buses 10,000 GVWR or Less Yes
Buses More than 10,000 GVWR No 
Trailers No 

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