Current status: Closed
Open on September 1, 2020 and will be closed on October 7, 2020.
Transport Canada wants feedback on updating the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to require automatic emergency braking and pedestrian automatic emergency braking on all new vehicles in Canada, in particular school buses and commercial trucks, but also passenger cars, multi-purpose passenger vehicles, and buses.
Join in: how to participate
Share your ideas
Register at Let's Talk Transportation to provide your comments on discussion questions. You can also upload a document through the Submission tab on Should automatic emergency braking systems be required for new vehicles?
Who is the focus of this consultation?
All Canadians are invited to participate in the online consultations.
Key questions for discussion
We are looking for feedback on six questions, including one on the discussion forum and five in the background document. You can also submit comments about general issues related to these technologies being required on some new vehicles in Canada.
- Are there any types of vehicles (like school buses, passenger cars or garbage trucks) that should or should not have automatic emergency braking and pedestrian automatic emergency braking fitted as standard equipment? Which type(s) of vehicles and why?
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