Canadian Road Safety News Digest

Minister of Transport proposes noise requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles to protect vulnerable road users

April 23, 2021   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on May 14, 2021

Transport Canada (OTTAWA, ONTARIO)

Protecting vulnerable road users is a priority for the Government of Canada, and silence can sometimes pose a safety risk when it comes to hybrid and electrical vehicles. That is why we are taking steps to increase the safety of all road users.

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced that the Government of Canada will propose amendments to the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations that all hybrid and electric vehicles produce a minimum level of noise.

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