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 4B driver's licence, it means that its holder is not authorized to drive in the United States.
Driving a heavy vehicle in the United States involves undergoing medical assessments more frequently.
You will be required to consult a physician to obtain a medical examination report:
Fees charged by the physician who completed the medical report are at your expense.
If condition W appears on your Class 1, 2, 3 or 4B driver's licence, it means that you are not authorized to drive a heavy vehicle in the United States.
Condition W appears on a driver's licence if its holder:
If the holder of a driver's licence bearing condition W is pulled over by an American peace officer
The holder is liable to penalties in accordance with the laws in effect in the United States.
Having condition W on your Class 1, 2, 3 or 4B driver's licence does not prevent you from driving a heavy vehicle anywhere in Canada.
Any illness or impairment must be declared to the SAAQ within 30 days of the change in your state of health.
Last update: July 21, 2021