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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It is important to be aware of the risks involved in riding a motorcycle and to manage those risks properly. Since motorcyclists are more vulnerable than motorists, they must put into practice special knowledge and skills to ensure their safety.
On a motorcycle, driving safely for you and others starts with obeying speed limits and adapting your driving to the road context.
Motorcyclists’ protective gear, helmets and accessories are the only protection they can count on to avoid injuries or reduce their severity in the...
For your own safety, make sure you can be seen and signal your intentions. Wear a helmet as well as protective clothing with light, bright or...
To operate a motorcycle, you must hold a driver’s licence of the appropriate class corresponding to the motorcycle’s cylinder capacity and type. You...
Riding a motorcycle requires more physical effort and concentration than driving a car. If you are tired, you will be less alert. It is important to...
Intersections, blind spots and parked vehicles are but a few examples of the risks that must be dealt with when riding a motorcycle. Here is how you...
Wind, rain, fog, wet pavement, oil patches, gravel... Road and weather conditions considerably affect the operation of a motorcycle.
When modifying or hand-crafting a motorcycle, there are certain technical requirements that must be met for the vehicle to be authorized for road use.
Finding the right motorcycle, moped or scooter, as well as the right protective equipment, can be hard. To help you be more informed and make better...
Excessive noise from the exhaust systems on certain motorcycles can be a source of distraction for road users and disturb the peace and tranquillity...
Several information clips on motorcycle safety were broadcast on the French-language TV station Télé-Mag between 2013 and 2016.
Various workshops will help you learn to control your motorcycle, perfect your skills, and gain confidence.
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