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.
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Driving while impaired by drugs or medication is an increasingly worrisome phenomenon. All these substances affect the brain and are incompatible with driving an automobile. Police officers are now trained to detect them.
Driving while impaired by alcohol, drugs or medication is a dangerous behaviour that is severely punished under the Criminal Code and the Highway Safety Code.
If you drive while impaired, you could be subject to stiff penalties under the Highway Safety Code and the Criminal Code.
Police officers are trained to administer screening tests to drivers suspected of driving while impaired.
All drugs cause side effects that are incompatible with driving an automobile. The same is true for some types of medication.
There are many misconceptions surrounding drugs and driving, such as the belief that police officers cannot detect drivers who have been smoking...
Statistics show an increase in the number of arrests for driving while impaired by drugs or medication. The most common drugs include cannabis (pot),...
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