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).
Suppliers of goods and services to road accident victims can send documents and get their eight-digit supplier number online (section in French only).
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The SAAQ offers most of its publications free of charge. However, some publications are sold through Les Publications du Québec.
The guide contains safety information and tips from specialists to organize a short bike tour (one day or less) and includes a checklist for organizers who are touring with young people ages 10 to 14. The guide lists the principal steps to planning a bike tour, preparing equipment, roadside repairs, food and safety rules. The participant notebook included with the guide encourages young people to take part in organizing a bike tour. Available online only.
The person who is going to serve as accompanying rider during a learner's practice sessions will have to devote time and energy over eight or twelve months, depending on the learner's decision about taking a course in a recognized driving school. This guide is intended to help the accompanying rider in carrying out that task.
The person who is going to serve as accompanying rider during a learner's practice sessions will have to devote time and energy to imparting the skills needed by the learner to safely operate a motorcycle, while developing responsible habits that ensure safe and enjoyable travel. This guide is intended to help the accompanying rider in carrying out that task.
Airbags are proven, effective safety devices. You can deactivate the front airbags in your vehicle if they pose a risk for you or one of your vehicle’s other users. Reading this document will help you make an informed decision.
Seat belts reduce the risk of death and severe injury in a crash by half. Each year thousands of Quebecers sustain a cervical sprain in an automobile accident. The best way to prevent this type of injury is to properly adjust the headrest. Airbags cushion the Impact! Airbags work best in combination with a seat belt, especially in high-speed collisions.
Do you do all sorts of other things while driving? You’re much more distracted than you think. Take the quiz!
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Call Centre Agent
When people know what the law says, we can ask them to work with us to help make our roads safer.
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