Safety standards for tires

All motor vehicle tires sold in Canada must be designed and manufactured to follow regulations under Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

Read the regulations for motor vehicle tires and related technical standards documents on the summary page Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations (SOR/2013-198).

Contact us for information on tire safety standards

Transport Canada
Motor Vehicle Safety

Telephone: 1-800-333-0371 (toll-free), 1-613-998-8616 (Ottawa region)