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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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 question of fully ensuring your children's safety on the road.
Child safety involves choosing a car seat that is adapted to a child's weight and height, and installing it properly.
The law requires that children be properly secured in a seat adapted to their weight and height until they are able to use a seat belt alone.
The use of second-hand car seats is not recommended by the SAAQ. If you use one, you must check several technical aspects to ensure your child's...
Certain rules apply if you are travelling with your child in a motor home, vintage car, taxi or vehicle similar to a taxi.
One out of two children are improperly restrained and unsafe in cars. Each year in Québec, around 1,000 passengers aged 9 or younger are injured or...
Last update: February 15, 2021
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