Highways and Public Works

National Safety Code

The National Safety Code (NSC) is a set of uniform, national minimum safety standards pertaining to the operation of commercial vehicles with a registered gross vehicle weight of more than 4,500 kg or commercial buses capable of carrying more than 10 passengers, including the driver.

The standards were developed in 1988 by federal, provincial and territorial governments in consultation with the trucking industry, labour organizations, safety groups, and other interested parties. They are now provincial/territorial law in most Canadian jurisdictions.

NSC standards 1-6, and 8 are administered by the Motor Vehicles Office.

Standards 7 and 9-15 are administered by the National Safety Code Office.

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For further information on the National Safety Code Program or for an application for please contact:

Contact National Safety Code

Government of Yukon
Department of Highways and Public Works
PO Box 2703 (W-18)
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6

Whitehorse Weigh Station
91444 Alaska Highway (Km 1420.4)

Phone: (867) 667-5066
Toll free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5066
Fax: (867) 393-6408