NTEA Ambulance Manufacturers Division requests public comment

Ambulance Manufacturers Division (AMD), an NTEA affiliate division, announces a period of public comment for AMD Standardized Test Methods 001–028.

AMD is currently revising AMD Standardized Test Methods 001–027 to improve existing test procedures and adding AMD 028. These Standardized Test Methods are test procedures used to validate specific performance requirements of the Federal Specification for Star-of-Life Ambulance (KKK-A-1822). AMD wishes to solicit any public comments, additions or corrections that may enhance the quality of Standardized Test Methods within their respective stated scope, purpose and application to the current edition of the Federal Specification.

View AMD Standardized Test Methods in draft form.

Comments on changes to the Standardized Test Methods must be submitted in writing (either typed or legibly written) using this form. Written comments and suggestions regarding draft changes to the Standardized Test Methods must include a reasonable and rational explanation for the changes(s) based on sound engineering principles, proposed/revised language, cost/benefit analysis, verifiable statistics, test results and/or engineering studies where applicable. 

Suggested changes must be performance-based and industry-generic, and cannot in any way restrict trade or innovation, or they will not be considered. Contact information must also be provided with any submittal in case questions arise with provided comments. 

All comments must be received by March 18, 2019, via info@ntea.com or the following address.

Attn: AMD Technical Committee – Draft Standardized Test Methods Comments 2019
         37400 Hills Tech Drive
         Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Manufacturers of ambulances, rescue and emergency vehicles, and related emergency apparatus and equipment compose AMD. The organization, which became an NTEA affiliate division in 1986, works to expand and improve its market segment; acquire, preserve and disseminate information on the role of emergency vehicles; improve relationships with other industry segments; promote new product innovations; and assist in the development of industry safety standards and programs.