Learn about National Safety Code for commercial carriers

The National Safety Code (NSC) governs the safe operation of commercial:

  • carriers;
  • vehicles; and
  • drivers.

The programs ensure that commercial carriers comply with national safety standards for their vehicles and drivers.

Which vehicles are covered by the National Safety Code?

  • Any registered commercial vehicle with gross weight above 4,500 kilograms.
  • Commercial buses capable of carrying more than 10 passengers, including the driver.

National Safety Code standards​

The National Safety Code administers these standards:

Contact: 

If you have any questions about the National Safety Code (NSC), email nsc@gov.yk.ca, or phone 867-667-5066 or toll free 1-800-661-0408 extension 5066.