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Partial Road Safety Statistics 2014
The SAAQ is publishing statistics on road accident victims, for part of 2014. (French only)

Criminal Record Check for Taxi Drivers
Before obtaining or renewing a taxi driver’s permit, you must request a criminal record check covering the past five years.

Sustainable Development Newsletter
Read the latest issue of L’ÉcoResponsable and find out how SAAQ is taking action to protect the environment and ensure our collective well-being. (French only)

Good News for Accident Victims Regarding the Reimbursement of Medication
In collaboration with the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ), the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) has implemented a new service that will make life a lot simpler for road accident victims.

Driver’s Licences Now Valid for up to 8 Years
On October 1, 2014, the SAAQ gradually began increasing the validity periods of newly issued driver’s licences from 4 to 8 years. For more information, see our list of frequently asked questions about driver’s licences.

Do you know about these cosmetic modifications that are detrimental to a vehicle’s handling and manoeuvrability? This is an overview of hellaflush modifications and the reasons for which they are prohibited.

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Did You Know?

True or False: You can be arrested and convicted under the Criminal Code if your ability to drive is compromised by drugs or other medication.

Answer: True

Penalties are provided under the Criminal Code for impaired driving, regardless of the substance involved, i.e. alcohol, drugs, or other medication.

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Last Modification: 2014-11-21