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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Prospective heavy vehicle driver
Prospective Heavy Vehicle Driver (PDF - 850 Ko) (28 pages) (PDF, 849.8 ko) C-6141-A

This publication sets out the requirements that must be satisfied for the issue of a driver's licence bearing class 1, 2 or 3, taking prospective heavy vehicle drivers through the steps. Aside from new heavy vehicle drivers, this brochure is intended for holders of a driver's licence bearing class 3 who want to obtain class 1 or 2 authorization, and for those who hold class 2 and want to be allowed to drive vehicles covered by class 1.

Prospect moto
Prospective Motorcycle Operator (PDF - 860 Ko) (27 pages) (PDF, 859.5 ko) C-6490-A

Since operating a motorcycle has particular demands, it is very important that riders acquire the knowledge and skills required for handling this type of vehicle. With a view to ensuring better learning, the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec reinstated the obligation for all prospective motorcycle licence holders (classes 6A, 6B and 6C) to take a driving school's theory and practical course. You are urged to read this brochure attentively to find out how to get a driver's licence for a motorcycle.

Safety program
Road Safety Education Program (PDF - 2 Mo) (28 pages) (PDF, 2.0 Mo) C-5250-A

The Québec government decided to reinstate a mandatory driving course in order to get a driver's licence for a passenger vehicle. The content of the driving course has changed as a result, becoming the new Road Safety Education Program.

Speeding fines
Speeding - Fines and Demerit Points (PDF - 925 Ko) (4 pages) (PDF, 925.4 ko) C-5245-2-A

Drivers convicted of excessive speeding offences receive much stiffer penalties. Fines and demerit points for excessive speeding are based on the difference between the speed recorded by a peace officer and the posted speed limit where the offence was committed. This document is only available in an electronic format.