Ejection Mitigation

This standard applies to trucks, MPVs and buses with a GVWR of 10,000 pounds (4,536 kilograms) or less (except walk-in vans, modified roof vehicles and convertibles. Also excluded from this standard are law enforcement vehicles, correctional institution vehicles, taxis and limousines, if they have a fixed security partition separating the first and second or second and third rows, and if they are produced by more than one manufacturer or are altered (within the meaning of 49 CFR 567.7).

It establishes requirements for ejection mitigation systems to reduce the likelihood of complete and partial ejections of vehicle occupants through side windows during rollovers or side impact events.