BRIEF ANALYSIS OF CANADA VEHICLE CERTIFICATION

BRIEF ANALYSIS OF CANADA VEHICLE CERTIFICATION

RELEASE DATE:2021-01-19 10:30
ABSTRACT: The regulatory agency for Canadian motor vehicle access is Transport Canada (TC), Transport Canada is mainly responsible for road transportation and rail transportation in Canada. Vehicles and parts of the specified categories must be approved by TC when exported to Canada and comply with the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Act and safety regulations The safety regulations are based on the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS). The Minister of Transportation is responsible for the management and enforcement of the Motor Vehicle Safety Law and designates inspectors to be responsible for certification-related matters.

Canadian motor vehicle access takes the form of self-certification, and compliance labels are required to be affixed to the vehicle. Vehicles can be registered and sold based on the manufacturer’s self-certification statement. Regulators can conduct random inspections on vehicles entering the market for inspection Whether it is compliant. The certification test record needs to be kept in paper or electronic form for at least 5 years after the vehicle is manufactured or imported.



SELF-CERTIFICATION
The class of vehicles regulated by the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) include:
1. Passenger Car
2. Bus
3. Multi-purpose Passenger Vehicle
4. Truck
5. Trailer
6. Trailer Converter Dolly
7. Motor­cycle(including Enclosed Motor­cycle , Open Motor­cycle , Limited-speed Motorcycle , Restricted-use Motorcycle)
8. Snow­mobile
9. Low-speed Vehicle
10. Three-wheeled Vehicle

Some items of the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) are as follows:

No.
Item
1
CMVSS 101-Controls, Tell-tales, Indicators and Sources of Illumination
2
CMVSS 102-Transmission Control Functions
3
CMVSS 103-Windshield Defrosting and Defogging
4
CMVSS 104-Windshield Wiping and Washing System
5
CMVSS 105-Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems
6
CMVSS 106-Brake Hoses
7
CMVSS 108-Lighting Systems and Reflective Devices
8
CMVSS 110-Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles With a GVWR of 4 536 kg or Less
9
CMVSS 111-Mirrors and Rear Visibility Systems
10
CMVSS 113-Hood Latch System
11
CMVSS 114-Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention
12
CMVSS 115-Vehicle Identification Number
13
CMVSS 116-Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids
14
CMVSS 118-Power-Operated Window, Partition and Roof Panel Systems
15
CMVSS 120-Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles With a GVWR of More Than 4 536 kg
16
CMVSS 121-Air Brake Systems
17
CMVSS 122-Motorcycle Brake Systems
18
CMVSS 123-Motorcycle Controls and Displays
19
CMVSS 124-Accelerator Control Systems
20
CMVSS 126-Electronic Stability Control Systems for Light Vehicles
21
CMVSS 131-School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices
22
CMVSS 135-Light Vehicle Brake Systems
23
CMVSS 136-Electronic Stability Control Systems for Heavy Vehicles
24
CMVSS 201-Occupant Protection
25
CMVSS 202-Head Restraints
26
CMVSS 203-Driver Impact Protection and Steering Control System
27
CMVSS 204-Steering Column Rearward Displacement
28
CMVSS 205-Glazing Materials
29
CMVSS 206-Door Locks and Door Retention Components
30
CMVSS 207-Anchorage of Seats
31
CMVSS 208-Occupant Protection in Frontal Impacts
32
CMVSS 209-Seat Belt Assemblies
33
CMVSS 210-Seat Belt Anchorages
34
CMVSS 210.1-User-ready Tether Anchorages for Restraint Systems and Booster Seats
35
CMVSS 210.2-Lower Universal Anchorage Systems for Restraint Systems and Booster Seats
36
CMVSS 212-Windshield Mounting
37
CMVSS 213.4-Built-in Restraint Systems and Built-in Booster Seats
38
CMVSS 214-Side Impact Protection
39
CMVSS 215-Bumpers
40
CMVSS 216-Roof Crush Resistance
41
CMVSS 217-Bus Window Retention, Release and Emergency Exits
42
CMVSS 219-Windshield Zone Intrusion
43
CMVSS 220-Rollover Protection
44
CMVSS 221-School Bus Body Joint Strength
45
CMVSS 222-School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection
46
CMVSS 223-Rear Impact Guards
47
CMVSS 226-Ejection Mitigation
48
CMVSS 301-Fuel System Integrity
49
CMVSS 301.1-LPG Fuel System Integrity
50
CMVSS 301.2-CNG Fuel System Integrity
51
CMVSS 301.3-Fuel System Integrity for Three-wheeled Vehicles and Motorcycles
52
CMVSS 302-Flammability of Interior Materials
53
CMVSS 305-Electrolyte Spillage and Electrical Shock Protection
54
CMVSS 401-Interior Trunk Release
55
CMVSS 500-Low-speed Vehicles
56
CMVSS 505-Vehicle Stability
57
CMVSS 901-Axles
58
CMVSS 903-C-dolly Specifications
59
CMVSS 904-C-dolly Hitch Requirements
60
CMVSS 905-Trailer Cargo Anchoring Devices
61
CMVSS 906-Snowmobile Trailers
62
CMVSS 1106-Noise Emissions
63
CMVSS 1201-Snowmobiles

OVERSIGHT PROGRAM
1. Compliance testing: Sampling and testing of regulated vehicles, tyres and restraint devices for children and disabled persons for compliance with CMVSS 
2. Compliance audits: review of companies' self-certification documentation records, quality control procedures, production capacity and production line operational benchmarks, product inspections, etc. 
3. Defect investigations and recalls: record and analyse public complaints about defects related to motor vehicle product safety, review companies' recall notices, and rectification plans

ATIC GLOBAL HOMOLOGATION RESEARCH AND VEHICLE CERTIFICATION DEPARTMENT
ATIC Global Homologation Research and Vehicle Certification Department is dedicated to global automotive access research and vehicle certification. Based on the ATIC digital platform, ATIC provides a series of overseas automotive compliance services, including: vehicle homologation consulting, multi-country product access solutions, technical verification, regulatory interpretation, regulatory tracking, regulatory training and technical answering services, etc. ATIC vehicle certification experts have designations of all EU/UN regulations for M/N/O/T/L/NRMM vehicles, Whole certification process including factory audit, laboratory audit, visual test, CoP audit and report signing can be done locally in China. ATIC have designations of Netherlands (e/E4), Sweden (e/E5), Luxembourg (e/E13), Ireland (e/E24), Latvia (e/E32), Latvia (e/E32), Cyprus (e/E49), Lithuania (e/E36) (E57), and San Marino (E57).

CANADIAN CERTIFICATION PLEASE CONTACT 

Emily graduated from Chongqing University of Technology with a master's degree. Emily focuses on automotive electronics cross-field compliance and certification solutions.
Emily Shui
Global Vehicle Regulation Research Department
Master's degree from Chongqing University of Technology, specializing in cross-disciplinary compliance and certification solutions for automotive electronics
Phone: +86 18875016631
Mail: emily.shui@atic-cn.com