Motor Vehicle Test Centre (MVTC)

The Motor Vehicle Test Centre in Blainville, Quebec is a world-class testing ground. The Centre is owned by the Government of Canada and managed by PMG Technologies. It has resources to test vehicles and equipment, including connected and automated technologies.

This centre:

  • Assesses how well motor vehicles, child seats and booster seats comply with current safety regulations and standards
  • Finds gaps in existing regulations, and provides scientific basis for new regulations and standards that meet the changing safety needs of Canadians
  • Does ad-hoc testing to address suspected safety issues

The centre has 545 hectares of land, 6 buildings which include laboratory facilities, and 25 kilometres of test tracks.

100 Rue du Landais
Blainville, QC J7C 5C9

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