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List of consultations
|Road||Let’s talk: Improving how we enforce commercial vehicle safety||
We want your views on adding new contraventions (violations) to the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations.
|Aviation, Marine, Rail, Road||Let’s Talk Supply Chains||
Transport Canada understands that supply chain issues have wide-ranging impacts and would like to hear the views of all Canadians. We want to continue this important conversation and gather additional comments, questions, and feedback from the public.
|Closed||Road||Allowing Product Identification Numbers for restricted-use vehicles||
Transport Canada wants feedback on updating the regulations to allow restricted-use vehicles to use a PIN instead of a VIN.
|Closed||Road||Updating regulations to modernize and strengthen motor vehicle safety for Canadians||
Transport Canada wants feedback on updating regulations under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act to improve how we identify possible safety issues in vehicles and equipment, and to improve Canadians’ access to vehicle recall information.
|Closed||Road||Updating the requirements for Technical Standards Document (TSD) 208 – Occupant Crash Protection||
We are looking for your feedback on the changes Transport Canada is proposing.
|Closed||Road||Updated requirements for Technical Standards Document (TSD) 108||
Under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Transport Canada regulates the safety performance of motor vehicles and equipment in Canada. The act requires that any company that imports or makes vehicles in one province and sells them in another province certifies that these new vehicles meet all applicable safety regulations and standards.
Transport Canada recently updated Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 108. This change introduced new rules to allow advanced lighting technologies that will make it easier for drivers to see, without affecting the visibility of oncoming drivers.
|Closed||Road||Updating the requirements for exemption labelling||
Transport Canada wants your feedback on ways to improve exemption labelling
|Closed||Road||Creating a new regulation for Administrative Monetary Penalties under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act||
Transport Canada wants feedback on creating a new safety regulation under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (the Act) for administrative monetary penalties.
|Closed||Road||Creating a standard for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems||
Transport Canada wants feedback on updating the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to include advanced driver assistance systems
|Closed||Road||Should automatic emergency braking systems be required for new vehicles?||
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.
|Closed||Road||Improving School Bus Safety in Canada||
Transport Canada wants feedback on adding new technologies to the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to improve school bus safety.
|Closed||Road||Share and view ideas: Intercity Bus Services Task Force||
The Federal Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Working Group on Intercity Bus was launched in January 2019 by the Council of Deputy Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety to explore innovative and long-term solutions to address the surface mobility needs of Canadians.
|Closed||Road||Vulnerable Road Users and Heavy Vehicles Safety Measures||
To address the issue of safety concerns, the Vulnerable Road Users Steering Committee consulted on the Summary Report about the interaction between pedestrian/cyclists and heavy vehicles.
|Closed||Road||Minimum Noise Requirements for Hybrid and Electric vehicles||
We conducted a preliminary consultation on amending the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to address minimum noise requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles since their silence is dangerous to those they share the road with.
|Closed||Aviation, Marine, Rail, Road||The Future of Transportation in Canada: Developing a Long-term Agenda for Transportation||
We coordinated an engagement process to inform the development of a long-term agenda for transportation in Canada that presented opportunities and advances in technology.
|Closed||Road||International Bridges and Tunnels Act Consultations||
We asked the public to comment on the proposed Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project. Approximately four hundred submissions were received, raising a number of issues and concerns.