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.
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.
Testing and research documents on crashworthiness, human factors and crash avoidance, motor carrier and standards and regulations.
Forms, guidelines, posters, tips, statistics.
Prosecutions under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act
List of prosecutions since 2010