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Direct Auto. Imports Ass'n v. Townsley

Citation: 17 ELR 20507
No. No. 85-2773, 804 F.2d 1408/25 ERC 1337/(5th Cir., 12/05/1986)

The court holds that Texas statutes requiring Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emission control certification and approval prior to titling of imported "gray market" automobiles are preempted by §209 of the Clean Air Act, but are not preempted by the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act to the extent they deal with safety requireme...

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