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In accordance with the SAAQ’s language policy, publications intended for SAAQ employees and Québec businesses are only available in French. For a complete list of all our publications, please refer to the French version of this page.

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Circle Check Guide (PDF - 9 Mo) (174 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-6156-A

This guide is intended for heavy vehicle owners, operators and drivers and all stakeholders in the transportation industry who play a role in heavy vehicle maintenance and road safety. The Highway Safety Code specifies that all heavy vehicles must have been checked within the previous 24 hours, otherwise a new “circle check” must be carried out. The circle check is performed by the driver or by a person designated by the operator in order to ensure that the heavy vehicle complies with the standards in effect.

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Conduct Review Policy for Heavy Vehicle Drivers and Excellence Program for Heavy Vehicle Drivers
Conduct Review Policy for Heavy Vehicle Drivers and Exellence Program for Heavy Vehicle Drivers (PDF - 3 Mo) (43 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-6243-A

The first section of the document explains how heavy vehicle drivers' behaviour is assessed, what events are taken into consideration and what interventions can apply to drivers who are at risk. The first section of the document explains how heavy vehicle drivers' behaviour is assessed, what events are taken into consideration and what interventions can apply to drivers who are at risk.

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Driving and off-duty time for Heavy Vehicle Drivers - Fact Sheet (PDF - 230 ko) (9 pages) C-4554-A

The Regulation respecting hours of driving and off-duty time for heavy vehicle drivers is designed to prevent tired drivers from getting behind the wheel, and thereby reduce the risk of accidents.

Heavy vehicle drivers drive safely
Heavy Vehicle drivers. Drive safely... C-5021-A

The Commission des transports du Québec can summon you to appear.

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators - June 2015 (PDF - 574 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-6119A

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Safety Rating – Addition of the Notation “Unaudited”.

Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators - November 2014 (PDF - 348 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-6030A

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: New requirements for obtaining the T endorsement.

Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.13 no.2 (PDF - 444 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Heavy vehicle owners and operators (HVOOS) registered in the Register of HVOOS with theCommission des transports du Québec before January 1, 2011

Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.14 (PDF - 424 ko) (4 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Electronic On-Board Recorders: a Growing Trend.

Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.15 (PDF - 172 ko) (3 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Zero Alcohol for Drivers Age 21 or Younger.

Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.15 no.2 (PDF - 322 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: New Measures Regarding Alcohol.

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.15 no.3 (PDF - 381 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Pre-trip Inspection Reports in Electronic Format.

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.15 no.4 (PDF - 409 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Two-Way Radios, Move Over Law and Photo Surveillance Devices.

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.16 (PDF - 249 ko) (1 page) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Updated “Involvement in Accidents” Conduct Area and Consideration of Offences Related to a Special Travel Permit.

Bulletin d'information à l'intention des propriétaires, des exploitants et des conducteurs de véhicules lourds.
Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.16 no.2 (PDF - 461 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Condition W.

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.16 no.3 (PDF - 223 ko) (2 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Car Surfing.

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.16 no.4 (PDF - 549 ko) (3 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Launch of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP).

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Information Bulletin - For heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators vol.17 (PDF - 1 Mo) (3 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité N/D

Information bulletin for heavy vehicle drivers, owners and operators. In this edition: Amendments to the “compliance with load limits” conduct area.

Medical Assessment to drive in the United States (PDF - 226 ko) (3 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-5095-A

Do you want to drive a vehicle in the United States that requires a class 1, 2, 3 or 4B driver's licence? Under an agreement between Canada and the United States, you may drive these vehicles if your medical condition meets the standards.

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Obligations of Heavy Vehicles Users (PDF - 4 Mo) (144 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-6245-A

This guide gives a simplified version of regulations so that all stakeholders in the passenger and freight transport industry have access to plenty of information about road transportation in Québec.