Seniors and Road Safety
If you are 65 or older, you a part of a group that makes up 22% of Québec driver's licence holders. Even if you have been driving for several years, these pages will provide you with lots of practical information and answers to your questions.
Health and Safety of Seniors on the Road
Driving an automobile is a complex activity for everyone. It requires good eyesight, good health and good reflexes, regardless of whether you are...
Do You Take Medication? Be Extra Cautious!
Some medication may have effects on alertness, vision, physical coordination and behaviour. Before getting behind the wheel, make sure that you can do...
Grandchildren and Car Safety
As grandparents, you will probably have to drive with your grandchildren in the car. You should know that the law has changed a lot since the time...
What’s New on Québec Roads?
Roundabouts, right turns on red, the Move-Over Law… for all motorists – and not only for seniors – these are changes that should be well understood in...
Pedestrian Safety and Seniors
Senior pedestrians are more at risk of being involved in a serious or fatal accident. Adopting safe habits is essential to avoid the worst.
Bicycle and Electric Bicycle Safety for Seniors
Bicycle safety starts with obeying the Highway Safety Code and adopting defensive cycling behaviours. When riding an electric bike, wearing a helmet...
Parking Permits for Disabled Persons
The SAAQ issues parking permits to persons with a disability, regardless of the reason for the disability. Certain conditions apply.
To obtain a...
Senior Drivers – Did You Know?
Statistics disprove some of the preconceptions about drivers aged 65 or older. Here are a few.
Last update: May 5, 2021