46.A person wishing to obtain a class 1 driver’s licence must:
(1) have held a class 1 learner’s licence for 3 months, or for 1 month if the person
(a) is enrolled in the instruction program for the driving of trucks leading to a secondary school vocational diploma awarded by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport and has successfully completed all the compulsory sections in the program required prior to road driving without a supervisor;
(b) is 25 years of age or older;
(c) holds or has held a class 2 or class 3 driver’s licence; or
(d) holds or has held a class 5 driver’s licence and has held such a licence or a class 5 probationary licence for a total of 60 months;
(2) (paragraph revoked);
(3) hold or have held a class 5 driver’s licence and have held such licence or a class 5 probationary licence:
(a) for a total of 36 months; or
(b) for a total of 24 months, if the person has successfully completed
i. a program comprising 300 hours of driving a road vehicle authorized by the licence applied for on public roads; the program must include at least 40 hours of driving provided by a heavy vehicle driving school and an on-the-job training period with the number of hours necessary to complete the 300 hours required; or
ii. the instruction program for the driving of trucks leading to a secondary school vocational diploma awarded by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.
O.C. 1421-91, s. 46; O.C. 724-97, s. 19; O.C. 1193-98, s. 8; O.C. 922-2008, s. 29.