Blind spots can prevent drivers from seeing other road users. The taller and longer the vehicle, the bigger the blind spots.
Safety tips for riding your bike in winter
Obeying the law is essential to ensure safe, cooperative and responsible driving. Let's all show courtesy on the road and avoid conflicts.
Before getting behind the wheel, you must first become familiar with the particularities of Québec's Highway Safety Code. This will help ensure you drive safely.
Bicycle safety starts with obeying the Highway Safety Code and adopting defensive cycling behaviours.
Many unsafe and inappropriate behaviours are seen on our roads. Although they might seem minor, these behaviours lead to many accidents and should be avoided. Souvent posés sans intention...
The laws of physics apply to everyone who drives too fast, even an excellent driver in a high-performance vehicle.
Certain rules must be obeyed when it comes to cycling; it is not a just a game. This is the lesson young cyclists aged 7 to 12 will learn with the Les énigmes de Génivélo kit. Les énigmes de Génivélo:...
The Montreal Bicycle Show will take place from April 29 to May 1, 2022. The SAAQ will be on site with its mobile road safety unit to meet with cyclists and raise awareness about road and bicycle...
The Salon Info-Vélo (Québec City cycling fair) will be held from May 6 to 8, 2022. The SAAQ will be on site to meet with cyclists and raise awareness about cycling safety. Centre de glaces, Québec...
The Highway Safety Code also applies to pedestrians. It is important to obey it in order to stay safe and avoid fines while travelling on foot.
There are many different sources of driver distraction. The most common ones are smoking and using a smart phone.
When riding a bike, ensure your safety and visibility with mandatory equipment and certain accessories.
The SAAQ offers educational tools to elementary school teachers in order to raise awareness among their students about road safety.
Approximately 50 exhibitors will be at the Salon Carrefour 50 ans + (50-plus fair), providing information on four main themes: travel and leisure; health, prevention and active living; tastes,...
Acting with courtesy on the road is a great way to create a positive environment and reduce the risk of conflict and accident.
All Quebecers are covered by the SAAQ’s public automobile insurance plan and are subject to the road safety and carrier enforcement rules.
Use your horn or remote locking device only when necessary, because the noise they produce can be a nuisance. Excessive honking could result in a fine.
Right turns on red are unique to Canada and the United States. It is a privilege that comes with a number of obligations.
Speed limiters, blind spots, driver fatigue: driving a heavy vehicle is subject to obligations and requires special knowledge.