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 owners and operators operating in Canada or the United States must comply with the IFTA and IRP. They must also make sure that their drivers' state of health allows them to operate outside Québec.
If you use a heavy vehicle to haul cargo or passengers outside Québec, you must have it registered with the International Registration Plan (IRP).
Operators involved in the transportation of goods or passengers outside Québec must comply with the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA).
To drive a heavy vehicle in the United States, you must undergo medical assessments more frequently. If condition W appears on a Class 1, 2, 3 or...
Last update: February 25, 2016
Québec area: 418-643-7620Montréal area: 514-873-7620Elsewhere (Québec, Canada, United States): 1-800-361-7620
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When people know what the law says, we can ask them to work with us to help make our roads safer.
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