The SAAQ offers most of its publications free of charge. However, some publications are sold through Les Publications du Québec.

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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Accompagnying passenger
Accompagnying Rider's Guide - Passenger Vehicle (PDF - 636 ko) (31 pages) C-6369-A

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.

Circle Check Guide (PDF - 8 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.

Guide to the regulation respecting the visibility and traffic of farm machines wider than 2.6 metres.
Guide to the Regulation respecting the visibility and traffic of farm machines wider than 2.6 metres (PDF - 2 Mo) (16 pages) C-5389-A

This guide is addressed to farmers who own farm machinery or combinations of farm vehicles wider than 2.6 metres. It includes all of the provisions of the Regulation, explained and illustrated, making it a complete and easy-to-consult reference tool.

Obligations heavy
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.

Road Vehicle Mechanical Inspection Guide
Road Vehicle Mechanical Inspection Guide (PDF - 7 Mo) (158 pages) Ce fichier n'est pas conforme au norme d'accessibilité C-6056-A

This guide sets forth the inspection procedures and standards applicable to most vehicles. Designed as a quick reference tool for mechanics and carrier enforcement officers, it describes mechanical inspection procedures as well as the minor and major defects most likely to be encountered.

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