You can make an appointment online for a knowledge or road test to obtain a Class 1 driver's licence.
You may make an appointment for July or August. Slots for September will soon become available.
Please note that availability may be limited at certain service outlets, as appointments that were cancelled in the last few months have had to be rescheduled.
To make an appointment for a test to obtain a licence to drive a heavy vehicle combination, you must have fewer than 4 demerit points on your driving record and not have had your driver's licence suspended or revoked within the last 2 years due to an accumulation of demerit points or a driving-related Criminal Code offence.
For the road test, you must have at least 36 months of driving experience as the holder of a passenger vehicle (Class 5) driver's licence or have at least 24 months of driving experience as the holder of a passenger vehicle (Class 5) driver's licence and have completed training that includes 300 hours of driving a truck tractor or tractor semi-trailer combination on a public road. You must first ask the SAAQ to have your training recognized.
Knowledge test: 1 hour
Road test: 1 hour 20 minutes
Consult the table listing the costs for obtaining a licence for various classes of driver's licence.
The SAAQ recommends studying the following reference guides:
If you would like a special endorsement, you must...
For the F endorsement (air brakes):
For the M endorsement (manual transmission):
For the T endorsement (road train):
For more information, please phone us.
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