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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Bicycle safety starts with obeying the Highway Safety Code and adopting defensive cycling behaviours. Be alert, be visible and ride safely – it's important!
When cycling, rules apply, such as obeying signs and signals and traffic lights. Some things are also prohibited, like riding on sidewalks—except in...
Being safe and obeying the Highway Safety Code are key when riding a bicycle. Certain habits can increase your safely while riding.
You must obey all traffic signs and signals, including stop signs and traffic lights, at all times.
Potholes, sand, sewer grates, railway tracks and weather conditions are all things to watch out for when riding a bicycle.
As a cyclist, you must familiarize yourself with the limitations related to driving a heavy vehicle to better understand its manoeuvres and adopt safe cycling behaviours.
Mastering the proper techniques for turning and changing lanes makes it easier for cyclists to share the road with other vehicles.
When cycling, many accessories are mandatory, such as reflectors. Others are strongly recommended, like rearview mirrors, pennants and helmets.
Child bicycle trailers and bike seats help turn your outings into enjoyable family adventures. Here are some valuable safety tips.
Head injuries sustained during a fall while cycling can be serious or even fatal. Avoid the worst by wearing a helmet that will protect you in the...
Do you already ride your bike in winter, or do you intend to start? To safely enjoy riding your bike in winter, follow these tips...
Last update: February 25, 2016
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