For all from 7 to 27!
This Young Drivers’ Place is where you’ll find stuff to feed your thoughts and conversations, and maybe even your knowledge, who knows? Over time, we will try to make this a place where you keep coming back to.
Feel free to explore!
How does it work? You need to remember that the SAAQ decides and manages a demerit points system applicable to all licence holders. The number of points varies with the type and seriousness of offences or infractions to the Highway Safety Code (or under a municipal by-law, provincial or federal statute or a regulation concerning road […]
Health and driver’s licence If the SAAQ requires a medical and visual assessment at 75, 80 y.o. and every two years afterward to renew your driver’s licence, it can also suspend or even cancel your licence, whatever your age, based on your medical condition, or require that such assessments be performed more frequently. n fact, […]
Everything changes Nowadays, everything changes really fast. The Highway Safety Code and Road Safety Regulations change too, sometimes very quickly. So if you obtained your driver’s licence, say, 5 or 10 years ago, chances are your knowledge or skills are not up-to-date and that you’re missing on important information. But how would you know? Well, […]
Do you really “get” the equation between speed and your security? The Institut national de sécurité publique du Québec (INSPQ) published in 2005 – that is, before driving lessons were made mandatory again – a huge report on the relationship between speed and the number and seriousness of accidents, and the number of serious injuries […]