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).
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Heavy vehicle drivers must comply with road transportation requirements.
To be authorized to drive a heavy vehicle, a driver must hold the appropriate class of licence and be in good health.
The conduct record contains all the events associated with driving a heavy vehicle.
Heavy vehicle drivers are required to comply with the requirements concerning driving and off-duty time and enter the information in a daily log.
To prevent driver fatigue, you cannot rely solely on legislation governing driving and off-duty time. Your lifestyle also plays a major role! The...
The SAAQ has implemented a policy to monitor and assess the conduct of heavy vehicle drivers as well as a program to recognize those whose behaviour...
Program aiming to understand fatigue and to convey the importance of proper sleep hygiene and a healthy lifestyle.
Wearing a seat belt reduces by half the risk of being killed or seriously injured in an accident. Despite this, the rate of seat belt use among heavy...
Drivers of a heavy vehicle must fill out and subsequently give their operator the circle check report and the daily log. They are also required to...
The Regulation respecting the hours of driving and rest of heavy vehicle drivers (the Regulation) requires that heavy vehicle drivers document their...
Last update: September 30, 2016
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