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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Drinking and driving is an issue that affects everyone, whether male or female, young or old. It is one of the leading causes of accidents on Québec...
Driver distraction is one of the causes most often mentioned by police officers with regard to accidents involving death or bodily injuries in Québec....
Speeding is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents in Québec. Take your foot off the gas and adjust your driving to the area and the road...
Driving while impaired by drugs or medication is an increasingly worrisome phenomenon. All these substances affect the brain and are incompatible with...
A seat belt reduces by half the risk of being killed or seriously injured in an accident. It's the best possible protection!
Fatigue is one of the leading causes of death on Québec roads. Don't let fatigue lead you to your final resting place.
The road belongs to everyone, and each road user has a role to play to ensure that it is shared properly.
Blind spots are areas of the road that cannot be seen in the rearview mirrors or through the windows, and therefore prevent the driver from seeing...
There is a car seat for every age. Quality and compliance with standards are important, and so are precautions regarding the use of the seat. It is a...
Turning right at a red light is allowed in Québec, except where prohibited by a traffic sign and on the island of Montréal.
Car surfing and street racing are unacceptable activities that are severely punished under the Highway Safety Code. These activities can even lead to...
Adapting your driving to road conditions and obeying traffic rules is the best way to reduce the risk of an accident and avoid fines and demerit...
Your state of health can have an effect on your driving, regardless of your age. Certain conditions, such as epilepsy and diabetes, can increase your...
Last update: March 2, 2016
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