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NHTSA Seminar hosted by RVIA


Sponsored by: Forest River Inc. and Thor Industries


May 2, 2017 - 9:00 am

Lunch provided

RV/MH Hall of Fame - 21565 Executive Pkwy, Elkhart, IN 46514

County Rd 6 and I80


  • Welcoming Comments



  Terry Current, Chair of the

  RVIA NHTSA Technical Subcommittee


  • Antitrust


  Bob Schmitt, RVIA


  • What is NHTSA and why should I care

 Bruce York, NHTSA

  • Rules and regulations --566, 567 and 568,571, 574, 575, 576, 579
 David Mihalick, Thor Industries
  • The anatomy of a recall 573 & 577

 Michael Becker, Forest River Industries

  • How do you know if you need a recall and what are the steps in determining action?

 Leo Akins, Forest River Industries


Panelists: Jackie Glassman, Christy Iannetta , Chris Grigorian, Von Lindsey, Leo Akins, David Mihalick

A. Case study #1 – Jacky Glassman

1. A supplier determines he has a product defect, but determines it is a safety related defect.


B. Case study #2 – Von Lindsey

2. A supplier determines he has a product defect, but determines it is not a safety related defect.

Service bulletin


C. Case study #3 – Chris Grigorian

3. A manufacturer is monitoring his warranty data and finds a trend.


D. Case study #4 – Christy Iannetta

4. RV manufacturer finds a supplied chassis defect.


E. Case study #5 – Bruce Hopkins

5. A RV manufacturer receives several recall notices from his chassis supplier. What actions are required?


  • Questions and Answers


  • Closing remarks
Terry Current, Chair of the RVIA NHTSA                     Technical Subcomittee


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