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Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations

Pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (S.C. 1993, c. 16), the Canadian Federal government has created a number of motor vehicle safety regulations. Many of these regulations are patterned after the federal motor vehicle safety standards developed in the U.S. by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Provided here are links to the key MVSRs governing school bus construction, in total or in part. These regulations, and all others, are found on the Transport Canada Web site.

MVSR108: Lighting System and Retroreflective Devices

MVSR111: Rearview Mirrors

MVSR131: School Bus Pedestrian Safety Devices

MSVR205: Glazing Materials

MVSR208: Seat Belt Installation Requirements

MVSR209: Seat Belt Assemblies

MVSR210:Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages

MVSR217: Bus Window Retention, Release and Emergency Exits

MVSR220: School Bus Rollover Protection

MVSR221: School Bus Body Joint Strength

MVSR222: School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection

MVSR301: Fuel System Integrity

MVSR1100: Vehicle Emissions

Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Cushions Safety Regulations

Section 6: Child Restraint Systems

Section 7: Infant Restraint Systems


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