Before modifying your car, find out which modifications are allowed and which ones are prohibited to avoid problems.
The SAAQ is responsible for ensuring that all vehicles used on the road are safe and comply with the Highway Safety Code and its attendant regulations.
Passenger vehicles may be modified to change their appearance or improve performance. However, modifications must comply with the law in order for the vehicle to be authorized for road use.
It is therefore important to check the procedure for modifying a vehicle to avoid any problems or fines.
Contact us to find out which modifications are allowed and which ones are prohibited.
Parts – Use parts that are specifically designed for the vehicle and issued by recognized manufacturers who certify their compliance with road use.
At any time, police officers may:
If the agent notes that modifications hinder the vehicle's braking ability or stability, the vehicle's owner must produce a modified vehicle record and make the necessary changes. This is the case for all vehicles that have been lowered or lifted.
In some cases, we can request an engineer's report indicating that the vehicle's safety has not been compromised.
The vehicle will be authorized for road use only if: