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Quebec Shows Flexibility With Speed Limiter Law

MONTREAL, Que. - Transports Quebec has announced that as of July 1, trucks built after Dec. 31, 1994 that do not have their speed limiters set to 105 km/h face fines ranging from $350 to $1,050. Contr...


MONTREAL, Que. –Transports Quebec has announced that as of July 1, trucks built after Dec. 31, 1994 that do not have their speed limiters set to 105 km/h face fines ranging from $350 to $1,050. Control routier Quebec assures that the read-only device officers will use to check compliance cannot modify engine control module (ECM) information. A grace period where warnings will be issued for non-compliant trucks, with seven days to comply, expires July 31. Those unversed about the speed limiter topic can follow links from the Transports Quebec Web site to six reports on the Transport Canada Web site.

Transports Quebec has also announced a $45 million government aid program to improve energy efficiency in the transportation of goods, namely, new technologies in trucking, marine and rail. On an unrelated note, QTA is holding a government-industry colloquium on the transportation of dangerous goods on Oct. 7. Go to its Web site ( www.carrefour-acq.org)to register.


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