Heavy vehicles operated in Québec must comply with standards concerning polluting emissions.
The Programme d'inspection et d'entretien des véhicules automobiles lourds (PIEVAL – Heavy vehicle inspection and maintenance program), of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC), is designed to ensure that heavy vehiclesVehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 4,500 kg or more, as indicated on the compliance label. comply with standards concerning polluting emissions.
Carrier enforcement officers check vehicles that show signs of excessive polluting emissions, such as thick smoke and persistent odours.
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Last update: July 21, 2021