Road Transportation of Goods and Passengers: Who Does What?

Various government departments and agencies are responsible for overseeing the transportation of goods and passengers.

Bulk trucking

Mediation and arbitration in the bulk trucking service brokerage sector

Commission des transports du Québec

Brokerage permits for bulk trucking services

Commission des transports du Québec

Bulk trucking register

Commission des transports du Québec

Transportation of bulk materials

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Heavy vehicle drivers

Heavy vehicle driver records

SAAQ:

Heavy vehicle driver conduct assessment

Commission des transports du Québec

Act Respecting Owners, Operators and Drivers of Heavy Vehicles

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Corrective measures and penalties imposed on unsafe heavy vehicle drivers

Commission des transports du Québec

Conduct Review Policy and Excellence Program for Heavy Vehicle Drivers

SAAQ:

Roadside inspections and facility audits

Enforcement of the laws and regulations concerning road transportation of goods and passengers

SAAQ: Contrôle routier Québec (web page in French only)

Mechanical condition of heavy vehicles

Mandatory mechanical maintenance

SAAQ:

Safety standards

SAAQ:

Preventive maintenance program

SAAQ:

Network of road vehicle inspection agents

SAAQ:

Circle check

SAAQ:

Mandatory periodic mechanical inspection

SAAQ:

Laws and regulations

Highway Safety Code

SAAQ:

Fuel Tax Act Revenu Québec

Act Respecting Owners, Operators and Drivers of Heavy Vehicles

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Environment Quality Act

Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques

Regulation respecting the visibility and traffic of farm machines wider than 2.6 metres

SAAQ:

Regulation respecting the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting road vehicle registration

SAAQ:

Regulation respecting the training of drivers of buses and minibuses used for the transportation of schoolchildren and of vehicles used for the transportation of schoolchildren

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Bus Leasing Regulation

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting road signs

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting special permits

SAAQ:

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports :

  • Regulation
  • Assessment in the case of applications for Class 6 and 7 permits

Special Road Train Operating Permits Regulation

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Transportation of Dangerous Substances Regulation

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Bus Transport Regulation

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting the requirements for bills of lading

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting the requirements applicable to shipping documents

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting the hours of driving and rest of heavy vehicle drivers

SAAQ:

Cargo Securement Standards Regulation

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Vehicle Load and Size Limits Regulation

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting safety standards for road vehicles

SAAQ:

Regulation respecting environmental standards for heavy vehicles

Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques

Regulation respecting licences

SAAQ:

Regulation respecting road vehicles adapted for the transportation of handicapped persons

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Regulation respecting road vehicles used for the transportation of school children

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Transportation of dangerous substances

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Heavy vehicle owners and operators

Safety ratings for heavy vehicle owners and operators

Commission des transports du Québec

Heavy vehicle owner and operator records

SAAQ:

Assessing the conduct of heavy vehicle owners and operators

Commission des transports du Québec

Act Respecting Owners, Operators and Drivers of Heavy Vehicles

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Corrective measures and penalties imposed on unsafe heavy vehicle owners and operators

Commission des transports du Québec

Conduct review policy for heavy vehicle owners and operators (HVOOs)

SAAQ:

Register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles

Commission des transports du Québec

Licences and registration

Registration

SAAQ:

Driver's licences

SAAQ:

Brokerage permits for bulk trucking services

Commission des transports du Québec

Bus transport permits

Commission des transports du Québec

Issuance of special travel permits (Classes 1 to 5)

SAAQ:

Special travel permits (regulations)

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

International Registration Plan (IRP)

SAAQ:

Registers

List of transport service intermediaries

Commission des transports du Québec

Register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles

Commission des transports du Québec

Bulk trucking register

Commission des transports du Québec

Road Safety

Driver distraction

SAAQ :

Drinking and driving

SAAQ:

Operation of trucks on the road network and trucking network

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Driver fatigue

SAAQ:

Driving and off-duty time

SAAQ:

Load securement standards

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Road signs and traffic signals

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports

Seat belts

SAAQ :

Speeding

SAAQ :

Taxes

International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)

Revenu Québec

Fuel tax

Revenu Québec