C-24.2 - Highway Safety Code

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4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
autonomous vehicle means a road vehicle equipped with an automated driving system that can operate a vehicle at driving automation level 3, 4 or 5 of the SAE International’s Standard J3016;
bicycle boulevard means all or part of a public highway on which bicycle traffic is facilitated;
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S-6.2), a fire safety vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P-28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C-67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P-30.3);
low-speed vehicle means a motor vehicle having not more than four seats, belonging to the low-speed vehicle class defined in the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1038) and bearing a compliance label required by those Regulations;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized by a peace officer on behalf of the Société are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
shared street means all or part of a public highway on which pedestrian traffic has priority;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1; 2007, c. 40, s. 1; 2010, c. 34, s. 1; 2012, c. 15, s. 1; 2015, c. 4, s. 18; 2016, c. 82016, c. 8, s. 51; 2018, c. 72018, c. 7, s. 4.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S-6.2), a fire safety vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P-28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C-67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P-30.3);
low-speed vehicle means a motor vehicle having not more than four seats, belonging to the low-speed vehicle class defined in the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1038) and bearing a compliance label required by those Regulations;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized by a peace officer on behalf of the Société are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1; 2007, c. 40, s. 1; 2010, c. 34, s. 1; 2012, c. 15, s. 1; 2015, c. 4, s. 18; 2016, c. 82016, c. 8, s. 51.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S-6.2), a fire safety vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P-28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C-67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P-30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized by a peace officer on behalf of the Société are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1; 2007, c. 40, s. 1; 2010, c. 34, s. 1; 2012, c. 15, s. 1; 2015, c. 4, s. 18.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S-6.2), a fire safety vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P-28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C-67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P-30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized by a peace officer on behalf of the Société are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1; 2007, c. 40, s. 1; 2010, c. 34, s. 1; 2012, c. 15, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S‐6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P‐28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C‐67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized by a peace officer on behalf of the Société are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S‐6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1; 2007, c. 40, s. 1; 2010, c. 34, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S‐6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P‐28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C‐67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1, 209.2, 209.2.1 and 328.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S‐6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1; 2007, c. 40, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S‐6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P‐28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C‐67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a maximum speed of 70 km/h, equipped with an electric motor or a motor having a piston displacement of not more than 50 cm3 and with an automatic transmission;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S‐6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2008, c. 14, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S‐6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P‐28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C‐67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S‐6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52; 2006, c. 3, s. 35.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S‐6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P‐28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C‐67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners, operators and drivers of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles, de la Faune et des Parcs or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair, and
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S‐6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1; 2005, c. 39, s. 52.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S‐6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
farmer means a natural person who is a member of an association certified under the Farm Producers Act (chapter P‐28), a person who is the owner or the lessee of a farm and whose principal activity is agriculture, or an agricultural cooperative governed by the Cooperatives Act (chapter C‐67.2) whose object is the use of agricultural equipment by its members;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles, de la Faune et des Parcs or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S‐6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2004, c. 2, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S-6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles, de la Faune et des Parcs or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123; 2003, c. 8, s. 6.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting pre-hospital emergency services (chapter S-6.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1; 2002, c. 69, s. 123.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ, tissue, gamete and embryo conservation, ambulance services and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
power-assisted bicycle means a bicycle that has an electric motor;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails, a power-assisted bicycle or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation services by taxi (chapter S-6.01);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166; 2002, c. 29, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Act respecting medical laboratories, organ, tissue, gamete and embryo conservation, ambulance services and the disposal of human bodies (chapter L-0.2), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T‐11.1);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1; 2001, c. 60, s. 166.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P‐35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.2, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T‐11.1);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218; 2000, c. 64, s. 1.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P‐35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also a metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T‐11.1);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315; 2000, c. 56, s. 218.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P‐13.1), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P‐35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P‐30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also a metropolitan community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V‐1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi‐trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T‐11.1);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55; 2000, c. 12, s. 315.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
heavy vehicle means a heavy vehicle within the meaning of the Act respecting owners and operators of heavy vehicles (chapter P-30.3);
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1);
tool vehicle means a road vehicle, other than a vehicle mounted on a truck chassis, manufactured to perform work and the work station of which is an integral part of the driver’s compartment. For the purposes of this definition, a truck chassis is a frame equipped with all the mechanical components required on a road vehicle designed for the transportation of persons, goods or equipment;
tow truck means a motor vehicle equipped to lift and tow a road vehicle or to load a road vehicle onto its platform.
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70; 1998, c. 40, s. 55.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
In force: 1997-12-01
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
off-highway vehicle means a vehicle to which the Act respecting off-highway vehicles (chapter V-1.2) applies;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
In force: 1997-12-01
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3; 1996, c. 60, s. 70.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
In force: 1997-12-01
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
In force: 1997-12-01
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
(3)  highways which the Government determines, under section 5.1, as being exempt from the application of this Code;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2; 1997, c. 40, s. 3.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who acquires road vehicles for trading purposes;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
In force: 1997-12-01
health care professional means a person holding a permit or licence issued by one of the following professional orders, and who is entered on the roll of that order:
(1)  Ordre professionnel des médecins du Québec;
(2)  Ordre professionnel des optométristes du Québec;
(3)  Ordre professionnel des psychologues du Québec;
(4)  Ordre professionnel des ergothérapeutes du Québec;
(5)  Ordre professionnel des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
In force: 1997-12-01
pound means a place determined by a municipality or by the Société as a place to which road vehicles seized pursuant to sections 209.1 and 209.2 are taken;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16; 1996, c. 56, s. 2.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Ressources naturelles or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2; 1994, c. 13, s. 15, s. 16.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motorized road vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
minibus means a motor vehicle having two axles with single wheels and equipped with not more than five rows of seats for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time, or equipped with devices to secure wheelchairs against movement;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic and, where such is the case, one or more cycle lanes are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Forêts, the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a motor vehicle operated under a permit issued in compliance with the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26; 1990, c. 83, s. 2.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motor vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
minibus means a motor vehicle of the small van type designed for the group transportation of handicapped persons, for the transportation, for a fare, of more than seven occupants at a time or for the transportation, without remuneration, of more than nine occupants at a time;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère des Forêts, the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a vehicle defined as such in the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122; 1990, c. 64, s. 26.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motor vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
minibus means a motor vehicle of the small van type designed for the group transportation of handicapped persons, for the transportation, for a fare, of more than seven occupants at a time or for the transportation, without remuneration, of more than nine occupants at a time;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a vehicle defined as such in the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11; 1990, c. 85, s. 122.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motor vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Société;
minibus means a motor vehicle of the small van type designed for the group transportation of handicapped persons, for the transportation, for a fare, of more than seven occupants at a time or for the transportation, without remuneration, of more than nine occupants at a time;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Société;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban or regional community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a vehicle defined as such in the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2; 1990, c. 19, s. 11.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motor vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Régie;
minibus means a motor vehicle of the small van type designed for the group transportation of handicapped persons, for the transportation, for a fare, of more than seven occupants at a time or for the transportation, without remuneration, of more than nine occupants at a time;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Régie;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban or regional community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a vehicle defined as such in the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4; 1987, c. 94, s. 2.
4. In this Code, unless the context indicates otherwise,
bus means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of more than nine occupants at a time and used mainly for that purpose;
combination of road vehicles means a combination of vehicles consisting of a motor vehicle drawing a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle;
commercial vehicle means a motor vehicle mainly used for the transportation of property;
dealer means a person who deals in road vehicles;
emergency vehicle means a road vehicle used as a police car in accordance with the Police Act (chapter P-13), a road vehicle used as an ambulance in accordance with the Public Health Protection Act (chapter P-35), a fire department road vehicle, or any other road vehicle which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as an emergency vehicle by the Régie;
minibus means a motor vehicle of the small van type designed for the transportation, for a fare, of more than seven occupants at a time or for the group transportation of handicapped person;
moped means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels and a net mass not in excess of 60 kg, provided with a motor having a piston displacement of not over 50 cm3 and equipped with an automatic transmission, as well as a three-wheel passenger vehicle designed for the transportation of a handicapped person which meets the criteria established by regulation for recognition as a moped by the Régie;
motorcycle means a passenger vehicle having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped;
motor vehicle means a motorized road vehicle primarily adapted for the transportation of persons or property;
municipality means a local municipality and also an urban or regional community or a regional county municipality where, under its constituent Act, it exercises its jurisdiction in respect of a public highway with regard to a matter contemplated in this Code;
passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle, other than a minibus, designed for the transportation of not more than nine occupants at a time, where such transportation does not require a permit from the Commission des transports du Québec;
public highway means the surface of land or of a structure, the maintenance of which is entrusted to a municipality, a government or one of its agencies, over part of which one or more roadways open to public vehicular traffic are laid out, except
(1)  highways under the administration of or maintained by the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources or the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, and
(2)  highways under construction or repair, but only with respect to vehicles assigned to the construction or repair;
road vehicle means a motor vehicle that can be driven on a highway, other than a vehicle that runs only on rails or an electrically propelled wheelchair; a trailer, a semi-trailer or a detachable axle is defined as a road vehicle;
roadway means that part of a public highway ordinarily used for vehicular traffic;
taxi means a vehicle defined as such in the Act respecting transportation by taxi (chapter T-11.1).
1986, c. 91, s. 4.