Please note that SAAQ service centres will be closed on April 3, 2015 and April 6, 2015.
However, some service outlets will be open. We suggest you check the Easter holiday schedule before making the trip.
Spring Thaw Period Beginning on March 30, 2015
The Québec Ministère des Transports is informing heavy vehicle owners, operators and drivers that, as is the case every year, maximum authorized loads are reduced during the spring thaw period.
Conduct Review Policy for Heavy Vehicle Owners and Operators
The Conduct Review Policy for Heavy Vehicle Owners and Operators (HVOOs) has been updated.
Partial Road Safety Statistics 2014
The SAAQ is publishing statistics on road accident victims, for part of 2014. (French only)
Four More Awards for the “Victimes du silence” (Victims of Silence) Campaign
The SAAQ is proud to announce that its “Victimes du silence” (Victims of Silence) campaign recently won four more awards. Media placement agency Touché was a Gold winner in two categories at the Media Innovation Awards, while lg2 picked up two awards at Boomerang 2014.
Temporary Stay Outside of Québec
Before leaving to stay outside of Québec, remember to check your automobile insurance, vehicle registration and driver's licence.
Class 6E Indicated Directly on the Driver’s Licence
As of December 8, 2014, Class 6E (three-wheeled motorcycle) will be indicated directly on driver’s licences issued by the SAAQ. The SAAQ will gradually issue new driver’s licences free of charge to Class 6E attestation holders.
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.
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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