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).
Suppliers of goods and services to road accident victims can send documents and get their eight-digit supplier number online (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.
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.
You can request a copy of a driving record for yourself or other drivers with their authorization.
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.
Select the answer that applies to your situation for the procedure to follow.
Whether new or used, a taxi must be registered by the owner at an SAAQ service outlet.
The owner of a limousine who holds a specialized taxi permit can have it registered at 2 SAAQ service centres, among other locations.
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...
The SAAQ has implemented various means to ensure that vehicles on Québec roads are in good mechanical condition.
If you are the driver or owner of a taxi or a limousine, you must comply with the rules that govern this industry.
To drive a taxi or a limousine, you must hold the required licence and permit, carry out pre-trip inspections and comply with the rules that govern...
To operate a taxi or a limousine, you must hold an owner's permit, register your vehicle and have it undergo mechanical inspections.
This guide sets forth the mechanical inspection procedures and standards applicable to most vehicles.
The campaign encourages motorcyclists and motorists to share the road safely.
Major amendments affecting all road users have been made to the Highway Safety Code.
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Call Centre Agent
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Carrier Enforcement Officer (facility audits)
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