Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles)

Canada

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The Government of Canada is developing new sound requirem…

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History of Changes

Published
24 Apr, 2021

April 24, 2021
Statutory authority
Motor Vehicle Safety Act
Sponsoring department
Department of Transport
REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT
(This statement is not part of the Regulations.)
Issues
Hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs) are significantly quieter than their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts when driven at low speeds, heightening the risk to the blind and partially sighted who rely on audible signals when navigating in the vicinity of traffic (e.g. in parking lots a...

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