Dangerous substances – such as petroleum products and other flammable, corrosive, explosive or toxic products – must be transported safely in order to reduce hazards to the public, the environment and our roads.
In Québec, handling and transportation of dangerous substances are governed by the Transportation of Dangerous Substances Regulation, which falls the jurisdiction of the Ministère des Transports.
The responsibilities concerning handling and transportation of dangerous substances are shared among the operator, the driver and the shipper.
Visit the website of the Ministère des Transports.
These medical conditions are related to the state of health of a driver's licence holder whose record indicates moderate or total hearing loss.
These conditions ensure that the driver of a vehicle transporting dangerous substances who is involved in an accident can communicate effectively with police and fire departments and any other person on the scene of the accident.
Condition M – Must wear a hearing aid to drive a vehicle transporting dangerous substances.
Condition O – Prohibited from driving a vehicle transporting dangerous substances.
Last update: May 17, 2022