Road safety is everyone’s business and a priority for the SAAQ. Road safety starts with obeying the Highway Safety Code and adopting safe behaviours.
Heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators, here is everything you need to know to fulfil your obligations and ensure your safety and that of other road users.
In Québec, the transportation of passengers is subject to specific requirements that concern vehicles as well as drivers, owners and operators.
Businesses and self-employed workers can consult, manage or modify their vehicle fleet record online and much more (section in French only).
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Every year, we send you a driver's licence renewal notice that provides various information, including the payment due date.
To obtain a Class 8 tractor driver's licence, you must pass 3 SAAQ knowledge tests.
A Class 8 licence allows its holder to drive only a tractor.
If an error appears on your driver's licence or if you wish to change some information, you must notify the SAAQ.
Conditions added to a driver's licence are mainly related to the state of health of drivers and may impose restrictions on their driving.
When peace officers detect a serious Highway Safety Code offence, they can seize a vehicle for 7, 30 or 90 days. The owner may recover the vehicle no later than 10 days after the end of the impoundment period.
Car, motorcycle, truck, snowmobile, farm tractor, trailer… Whatever the vehicle, it must be registered.
Every year, we send you a registration renewal notice. This notice contains various information, including the payment due date.
You must first identify the vehicle used for the operation of your farm to find out the procedure for registering it with the SAAQ.
Any farm tractor that operates on a public road must be registered at an SAAQ service outlet.
A farm tractor is used to pull farm equipment.
A farmer who uses a trailer for the operation of a farm must register it at an SAAQ service outlet.
A farm trailer is a trailer owned by a farmer who...
A farmer who uses a truck, a small van or a light-duty truck (pickup) weighing 3,000 kg or less for the operation of his or her farm must register the...
A farmer who uses a farm vehicle weighing over 3,000 kg for the operation of a farm must register the vehicle at an SAAQ service outlet.
Vehicles bought or sold by a business must be registered at an SAAQ service outlet.
A temporary registration certificate, or "transit", can be issued by the SAAQ or a dealer to allow a vehicle to operate on public roads in Québec for...
Last update: June 28, 2016
2020 road safety record: 30% decrease in the number of traffic accident victims on Québec roads.
Québec area: 418-643-7620Montréal area: 514-873-7620Elsewhere (Québec, Canada, United States): 1-800-361-7620
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