Defects and recalls of vehicles, tires and child car seats; importing vehicles; buying and installing child car seats; standards for vehicles and child car seats; requirements for commercial transportation; road security.
Services and information
Importing vehicles purchased in the United States; importing vehicles not regulated by the Motor Vehicle Safety Act; temporarily importing vehicles; importing kit cars.
Choosing the right child car seat or booster seat, installing the seat, and accessing recall notices and safety information.
Accessing the safety recalls database for vehicles, tires and child car seats; checking your vehicle's recall status with the manufacturer; registering tires and child car seats with the manufacturer; reporting safety-related defects; external contacts for other defect complaints; safety advisories for vehicles.
Safety regulations; technical standards documents; and test methods for vehicles, tires, child restraint systems, and booster seats.
Regulations for the motor carrier safety fitness certificate; regulations for work and rest hours for commercial drivers; the Motor Vehicle Transport Act; the National Safety Code; reports on safety issues for motor carriers and commercial drivers.
Enhancing the security of road and intermodal transportation across Canada.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2013 (PDF - 424 KB)
- Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2012 (PDF - 384 KB)
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