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) (PDF, 636.5 ko) 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 - 11 Mo) (PDF, 10.6 Mo) 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.

Conduct Review Policy for Heavy Vehicle Drivers (PDF - 1 Mo) (76 pages) (PDF, 1.2 Mo) C-6804-A

This policy governs how heavy vehicle driver records are kept and sets out the SAAQ's conduct review and intervention procedures.

Driver Fatigue - Fatigue management guide (PDF - 425 Ko) (12 pages) (PDF, 1.0 Mo) C-6705-A

Like alcohol and speeding, fatigue causes devastation on our roads. Find out ways to prevent fatigue, and learn how to recognize the warning signs.

Guide to the Regulation respecting the visibility and traffic of farm machines wider than 2.6 metres (PDF - 2 Mo) (16 pages) (PDF, 2.4 Mo) 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) (PDF, 4.3 Mo) 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 (PDF - 8 Mo) (PDF, 7.9 Mo) 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.

Safe cycling
Safe Cycling Guide 9th Edition (PDF - 1 Mo) (24 pages) (PDF, 1.2 Mo) C-6474-A

Practical advice to make bicycle riding safe and enjoyable: items to check before setting out, Highway Safety Code requirements, sharing the road, road signs and traffic signals, helmet use. This edition includes information on the most recent amendments to the Highway Safety Code with respect to the use of pedestrian lights by cyclists. The new edition also features recommendations on cycling with children.

You Are Now Fit to Return to the Labour Market – Compensation Plan (PDF - 2 Mo) (PDF, 1.8 Mo) C-5308-A

A person are now fit to work even though they may not be capable of holding the job for which they were receiving an indemnity until now.