Owners and operators of buses and minibuses must know and comply with the rules that govern the transportation of passengers.
Owners and operators of buses and minibuses must respect various obligations related to the safety of their vehicles.
A bus transport permit issued by the Commission des transports du Québec (CTQ) is required to carry out commercial transportation of passengers by bus or minibus, with some exceptions.
For more details, visit the Web site of the CTQ.
Owners and operators are required to be registered in the Register of owners and operators of heavy vehicles of the CTQ to operate a bus or a minibus.
The Conduct Review Policy for Heavy Vehicle Owners and Operators provides a framework for monitoring and assessing the conduct of owners and operators.
Operators must ensure that the driver meets all the obligations related to using and driving a bus or a minibus.
Operators of buses and minibuses must ensure that drivers comply with the hours of driving and off-duty time and that they fill out their daily log.
Bus and minibus driver fatigue is everyone’s business – employers included.
Owners and operators of buses and minibuses must keep various files and documents.
Last update: July 21, 2021