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  • 40/5000 Driver Information - Luggage stowage

    Info-conducteurs
    Quels bagages sont permis à bord?

    En principe, tous les bagages peuvent être acceptés à bord d’un autobus scolaire ou autre. Mais tous, exception faite des bagages à main, doivent être arrimés correctement.  

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  • INFO-TRAVAIL : Nouveautés

    Laws and rules
    Declaration of hiring temporary foreign workers

    Since January 1, 2020, any employer who hires one or more temporary foreign workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program must declare it to the CNESST by completing a Declaration of Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers.

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  • Info-Formation

    Training
    Pay Equity Webinar

    The Standards, Equity, Health and Safety Commission (CNESST) is partnering with TELUQ University to offer online training at no cost on the Pay Equity Act as well as the rights and obligations related to it.

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  • New chartered transport - Condition "W" added to driving license

    Laws and rules

    For your information, when a driver's license is marked "W", it means that the driver cannot drive a heavy vehicle (class 1, 2, 3 or 4B) in the United States, since he does not meet to that country's standards for driver health. The targeted health problems are: diabetes treated with insulin, epilepsy, partial or total hearing loss.
     

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules
    Intermittent lights on school buses

    Being in the heart of the 32nd “Did you see me? »From the Bus Carriers Federation, we take this opportunity to review in more detail the application of article 460 of the Highway Safety Code (“ CSR ”) concerning mandatory immobilization in the presence of a bus or school minibus whose intermittent red lights or the obligatory stop signal are on.

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    What is our obligation facing a yellow light?

    By Me Félix-Antoine Blais, Me Pierre-Olivier Dumas, Me Sarah Routhier and Me Camille Couture.

    One of your drivers arrives at an intersection and the traffic light turns yellow. A quick decision must be made. Should it stop or can it continue?

     

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  • INFO-JURISPRUDENCE – Syndicat des travailleuses et travailleurs de la ville de Mirabel

    Info-travail

    Les faits 

    Sentence arbitrale rendue le 26 novembre 2019 par l’arbitre Me Richard Marcheterre pour un grief contestant un congédiement. L’Employé allègue que la faute de ne pas avoir avisé son contremaître de l’accident dont il était l’auteur, n’a pas la gravité que l’Employeur lui attribue. L’Employé reconnaît cependant que l’accident s’est bel et bien produit.

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  • Can a young child can travel in the lap of a parent in a bus?

    Laws and rules

    Transport Canada issues an amendment to the Règlement sur la sécurité des véhicules automobiles (bus seat belts and other amendments) to the effect that all medium and large coaches newly built as of September 1st, 2020 or later must be equipped seat belts in all seats.

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  • INFO-TRAVAIL

    Laws and rules

    Since July 2nd, new orientations regarding vocational rehabilitation and return to work are now in force. Thus, every employer must now demonstrate a real and reasonable effort to accommodate the reinstatement of the worker who suffered an employment injury.

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  • Ronde de sécurité numérisée

    Laws and rules

    Carriers, are you allowed to keep the safety patrol reports of your vehicles in digital format?

    The answer is yes, but ...

    Le Règlement sur les normes de sécurité des véhicules routiers (the "Regulations") states that the owner AND the operator must keep, for each heavy vehicle, a file containing, in particular, a copy of the documents relating to the safety patrol and the specific check applicable to a bus (section 202.1).

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  • Formations PEP

    Training

    Les mécaniciens qui désirent effectuer de l'entretien préventif (PEP) pour des véhicules lourds 7 258 KG et plus doivent réussir un examen reconnu par la SAAQ et portant exclusivement sur l'entretien préventif.

    Une formation de mise à niveau au Programme d’entretien préventif est maintenant disponible. Elle vise les entreprises et leurs mécaniciens ayant déjà une carte PEP.

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  • International Recruitment - A first conclusive experience

    Your Federation

    It is within the framework of the Journées du Québec in Paris, supported by the Ministry of Immigration, Francization and Integration (MIFI) in collaboration with several partners, including Quebec International and Montreal International, that the Federation has participated for the first time in a mission dedicated to international recruitment.

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  • Did you see me? security campaign 2020

    Security

    For a 32nd year, the Federation will present its school bus safety campaign Did you see me? from February 3 to 14, 2020.

    Discover our new image!

     

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  • Conseil provincial

    Your Federation

    La Fédération des transporteurs par autobus tiendra sa prochaine réunion du conseil provincial les 8 et 9 novembre 2019 à l'Hôtel Four points by Sheraton Lévis.

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  • Holidays schedule

    Your Federation

    Please note that Federation offices will be closed from December 23rd at noon until January 3, 2020 incusively.

    Happy holidays!


     

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  • Info-conducteurs - Panne sur les autoroutes

    Info-conducteurs

    En panne sur une autoroute! Doit-on activer les feux intermittents lors du transfert des passagers d’un véhicule à l’autre? Quelles sont les règles à suivre pour assurer la sécurité autour du véhicule?

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