Driver Penalties

This section answers frequently asked questions concerning penalties for drivers during the Canada Post labour dispute.

How do I register for the program to assess and reduce the risk of impaired driving (PERRCCA)?

You must mail your PERRCCA registration documents and payment, despite the strike. For more information, refer to the website of the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal (CCSMTL) (website in French only) under the “Modalités d’inscription et de paiement” heading.

How can I submit my registration for the SAAQ’s Alcofrein Program?

Your registration documents for the Alcofrein program can be deposited at an SAAQ service centre in a sealed envelope identified to that effect.

Will the SAAQ telephone Alcofrein Program participants?

The SAAQ will contact you by telephone to inform you of the date of the session you are required to attend. Registration priority will be given to individuals whose penalty period is almost or already over.

The SAAQ has requested proof of insurance from me. How do I submit it?

The proof of insurance required during mandatory proof of insurance checks can be deposited at a service outlet.

How can I file an application for a review of a decision?

Your application and any related documents can be deposited at an SAAQ service centre.

How can I file an application for a criminal record suspension?

Your application and any related documents can be deposited at an SAAQ service centre.

How do I submit an application to no longer have an alcohol-related administrative suspension appear in my record?

The application and any related documents can be deposited at an SAAQ service centre or faxed to 1-866-465-1169.

I applied for authorization to drive with an alcohol ignition interlock device in my vehicle. How will I be informed of the SAAQ’s decision?

The SAAQ will contact you by telephone.