Road transportation

Defects and recalls, importing vehicles, child car seats, safety standards, commercial carriers, road security.

Services and information

Road Safety in Canada

How we keep Canadian roads safe.

Child car seat safety

Choosing and installing a child car seat or booster seat, recall notices, safety and testing information.

Dangers of hot vehicles and children

Preventing child deaths from being left unattended in a hot vehicle

School bus safety

Seat belt installation, testing and research, safety standards, statistics, regulations.

Defects and recalls of vehicles, tires and child car seats

Safety recalls database, child car seat or vehicle recall status, safety advisories, defect reporting, investigation results.

Importing a vehicle

Vehicle imports (including kit cars, U.S. vehicles, non-regulated vehicles), temporary vehicle imports.

Statistics and data on road safety

Data on air bags, bus safety, traffic collisions, driver distraction, seat belts.

Driver assistance technologies

Vehicle control technologies, crash prevention, safety features.

Innovative technologies

Programs and funding, testing and research, safety on automated and connected vehicles and zero-emission vehicles.

Safety standards for vehicles, tires and child car seats

Safety regulations, technical standards documents, vehicle, tire and child car seat testing, vehicle lighting.

Motor Carriers, Commercial Vehicles and Drivers

Motor carrier safety, work/rest hours, safety issue reports.

Electronic logging devices

Record driving time, reduce fatigue, commercial vehicles.

Stay safe when driving

Tire maintenance, distracted driving, winter driving, using vehicle lights, warning lights and indicators.

Research and testing on vehicles and child car seats

Crash tests, road safety data, ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles research, guidelines for testing highly automated vehicles.

Research publications

Testing and research documents on crashworthiness, human factors and crash avoidance, motor carrier and standards and regulations.

Road publications

Forms, guidelines, posters, tips, statistics.

Enforcement actions and reducing risks to motor vehicle safety

Prosecutions, administrative monetary penalties and consent agreements.