Publications

We provide guidance on various topics through our publications. You will find reports, guides, procedures and other publications related to road transportation.

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Title Description Type Published
Targeted Essential Freight Transport Exemption to Support the Emergency Response to Hurricane Fiona in the Atlantic Provinces The purpose of this exemption is to support efforts by extra-provincial truck undertakings and their drivers to transport essential supplies and equipment, in direct assistance to the emergency relief efforts in response to hurricane Fiona in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Exemption
Service Rig Packages - exemption from having to maintain or fill out a record of duty status under the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations Service Rig Packages - exemption from having to maintain or fill out a record of duty status under the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations Exemption
Transport Canada Vehicle Exemption Pursuant to Section 9 of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act - MVSA 2022-1 This details the vehicle exemption granted to Nova Bus Inc., pursuant to section 9 of MVSA. It allows Nova Bus to replace exterior rear view mirrors with a camera based video system on certain vehicles. Exemption
Exemption to allow an alternative to operating under the duty cycles established under the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations The purpose of this exemption is to allow extra-provincial truck undertakings and their drivers to operate under a more flexible work schedule as an alternative to the accumulation of on-duty hours by drivers under either cycle 1 or cycle 2. Exemption
Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2020 Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2020 Statistics and data
Shattering Vehicle Sunroof Shattering Vehicle Sunroof Safety Advisory
Motor Vehicle Safety Oversight Program Guidelines on Compliance and Enforcement are intended to inform stakeholders who share responsibility for the safety of regulated vehicles and equipment about what may be expected from Transport Canada officials Guideline
Transport Canada Vehicle Exemption Pursuant to Section 9 of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act - MVSA 2021-1 Group Canada Inc., pursuant to section 9 of MVSA. It allows Volvo to replace exterior rear view mirrors with a camera based video system on certain vehicles. Exemption
Transport Canada Vehicle Exemptions Pursuant to Section 9 of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act Transport Canada Vehicle Exemption Pursuant to Section 9 of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act Exemption
Transport Canada Commercial Bus HVEDR Feasibility Study (File No. T8080-160062) Deliverable No. 7 Transport Canada Commercial Bus HVEDR Feasibility Study (File No. T8080-160062) Deliverable No. 7 Report
Establishing a consent agreement under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act Guideline to the development of a consent agreement under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (MVSA). Guideline
Preliminary Determination – 2000007 ONT. INC. d.b.a Inkas There are all kinds of vehicles: cars, trucks, vans, school buses, scooters, motorcycles and more. All of these have to share the road, together, so it is important to understand what is different about each type and why all vehicles must be safe. Public Notice
Guidelines for testing automated driving systems in Canada These guidelines will help to ensure that trials are conducted in a safe and secure manner, according to a baseline of nationally consistent safety practices. This document further clarifies the roles and responsibilities of each order of government in facilitating these tests, and will serve to promote Canada as a leading destination for research and development of automated vehicles. Guideline
Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2019 Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2019. Main page of Reports and Statistics from the Road Safety Directorate, Transport Canada Statistics and data
Sharing the Road Safely Sharing the road safely is the responsibility of every road user. Transport Canada and its partners in road safety want to help everyone safely share Canada's roads. Safety Advisory
Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2018 Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2018. Main page of Reports and Statistics from the Road Safety Directorate, Transport Canada Statistics and data
Exemption to allow an alternative to the on-duty time limit before having to take 24 hours off in cycle 2 under the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations Governed by the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act, we work with industry, community groups and government partners to set national safety standards for the design and construction of safe vehicles and safe roads, as well as promote safe drivers. Exemption
Diono Radius Infant Car Seat – Counterfeit Diono ULC (Diono) is informing the public that rogue merchants and individuals are selling unlicensed, unapproved and counterfeit “Radius” model infant car seats under the Diono brand that do not comply with the mandatory safety standards of Canada’s Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations. Consumer Information Notice
Important notice for users of Du Quai Street in Gaspé (Sandy Beach) Important notice for users of Du Quai Street in Gaspé (Sandy Beach) Public Notice
2013-2018 Ford Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility - Rear Suspension Failures Due to Improperly Installed Aftermarket Bushings Transport Canada Vehicle Safety Advisory. Possible rear suspension failure on Ford Explorer due to improperly installed aftermarket bushings. Safety Advisory
Archived Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2005 Collection of data on all reportable motor vehicle collisions across Canada. Statistics and data
Archived Update of data sources on collisions involving motor vehicles and large animals in Canada Update of the 2003 report documenting the underestimation of the number of animal and vehicle collisions in Canada. Report
Archived Observational Survey of Cell Phone use by Drivers of Light Duty Vehicles 2006 – 2007 Collection of data on the use of cell phones across Canada by Light Duty Vehicle drivers Statistics and data
Archived Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2009 Collection of data on all reportable motor vehicle collisions across Canada. Statistics and data
Archived Evaluation of Occupant Protection in Buses Report describing the results of a review of bus occupant protection research and regulatory practices in Canada, the United States, Australia and Europe. Report

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