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Jul 15, 2019, 10:05 ET Airline passenger bill of rights comes into effect - CAA-Quebec publishes handy guide to help travellers exercise their air travel rights

QUEBEC CITY, July 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Airline passengers now have rights set out in black and white in the Air Passenger Protection Regulations, a passenger bill of rights that partially enters...


Dec 11, 2017, 05:00 ET An overview: 2017 Worst Roads - Municipalities need help from the government, CAA-Quebec determines

QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 11, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Did the latest edition of CAA-Quebec's Worst Roads campaign produce results? There's no doubt it led to some progress, but far from enough! Only $4.5 million ...


Sep 19, 2017, 05:00 ET Proud to be a CAA-Quebec school safety patroller! - Young people with a sense of responsibility!

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Raphaël Lapierre perfectly illustrates what the CAA-Quebec school safety patrol is all about when he says: "Rain or shine, I'm on the job!" These are...


Sep 08, 2017, 15:42 ET Alexis would like to give motorists around his school a piece of his mind - CAA-Quebec believes school zones are sacred!

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - CAA-Quebec asked eight of its young school safety patrollers to take part in the organization's traditional annual school zone observation activity this past ...


Aug 24, 2017, 05:00 ET Structure-enhancing public transit network for Quebec City - CAA-Quebec members agree, but want greater transparency

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - A recent survey shows that no fewer than 81% of CAA-Quebec members agree that a strategic transport network such as a bus rapid transit (BRT) link, subway or ...


Aug 08, 2017, 15:58 ET Lowering the legal alcohol limit to 0.05: Let's not skip steps, CAA-Quebec warns

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The federal government's proposal to explore lowering the legal alcohol limit for drivers in a bid to improve road safety, as reported in the Montreal daily...


Jul 27, 2017, 05:00 ET Canadian première: Formula E comes to Montreal - CAA-Quebec supports the electrification of transportation

MONTREAL, July 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Electric vehicles have made tremendous strides in the last few years. The general public will have a chance to see this for themselves on July 29 and 30 at the...


Jun 06, 2017, 05:00 ET Exclusive CAA-Quebec survey of vacation plans - Quebecers keen to travel farther, stay longer this summer

QUEBEC CITY, June 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - CAA-Quebec's traditional survey of Quebecers' summer vacation plans1 reveals that residents of the province are highly confident this year. Whereas many...


May 26, 2017, 05:00 ET CAA-Quebec busts myths at the first-ever Electric Vehicle Show in Montreal

QUEBEC CITY, May 26, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Common beliefs about electric vehicles are that they cost too much, aren't fun to drive, and are useless if you're going on a long trip. Most of them are...


May 16, 2017, 16:18 ET Enhanced protection for air passengers progressing, but lots of work remains, says CAA

QUEBEC CITY, May 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), one of Canada's largest leisure travel agencies, welcomes today's introduction of legislation to improve air...


May 16, 2017, 05:00 ET 2017 Worst Roads Campaign - And the "winners" are...

QUEBEC CITY, May 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - For the third year in a row, road users have spoken, voting in large numbers to draw up a list of the 10 worst roads in Quebec: the "winner" for 2017 is a...


May 09, 2017, 05:00 ET CAA-Quebec study on 2017 auto warranties - A unique tool for deciphering the small print

QUEBEC CITY, May 9, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The warranty provided on a new car may not be the top criterion on a list of priorities, but when problems arise, it can make all the difference! With our full ...


Apr 26, 2017, 05:00 ET A look back at gasoline prices in 2016 - Concerns in Montreal, rejoicing in Quebec City

QUEBEC CITY, April 26, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - CAA-Quebec's gasoline price analysis for 2016 brings out some worrisome facts for the Montreal area, despite a general decline in acquisition costs and pump ...


Apr 13, 2017, 19:44 ET Federal marijuana announcement step in right direction but leaves unanswered questions, CAA says

OTTAWA, April 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) is pleased to see the marijuana legislation introduced today would establish stiff new penalties for drug-impaired...


Apr 06, 2017, 05:00 ET CAA-Quebec launches the Worst Roads 2017 campaign: A unique opportunity for all road users to make things happen!

QUEBEC CITY, April 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - If you're inconvenienced by roads that are cracked, pothole-filled, crumbling, or otherwise deteriorating to the point that they're less safe to drive on,...


Apr 04, 2017, 10:58 ET Earth Day - CAA-Quebec and its partners give away 50 OPUS cards

QUEBEC CITY, April 4, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Earth Day is a time to stop and think about the future of our planet. To mark the occasion, CAA-Quebec is partnering with the Société de transport de...


Mar 31, 2017, 05:00 ET April 1 Alert: All-new Traffic Jam Insurance! - CAA-Quebec announces THE solution to traffic

QUEBEC CITY, March 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - In an ocean of potential measures to help reduce the impacts of congestion, CAA-Quebec has come up with a rare pearl: Traffic Jam Insurance! Quebecers can...


Mar 02, 2017, 13:31 ET Public consultation on road safety - CAA-Quebec says bad behaviour needs to be tackled!

QUEBEC CITY, March 2, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - While good behaviour should be rewarded, the opposite applies to bad motoring habits such as using a cellphone while driving, failing to wear seatbelts or...


Feb 17, 2017, 06:00 ET All-inclusive package prices trending upward? CAA-Quebec comments on the situation

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - While many last fall were predicting a significant increase in the price of "all-inclusive" vacations, mainly because of Cuba's opening to American tourists, ...


Jan 19, 2017, 07:45 ET 2017 Montreal International Auto Show - Try out an electric vehicle with CAA-Quebec... why not?

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - How would you like to try out the brand-new Chevrolet Bolt or even the beautiful BMW i3? Here's your chance: from January 20 to 29, the Montreal...


Jan 11, 2017, 06:00 ET Cross-Canada study on traffic congestion - Traffic bottlenecks are costing Montreal and Quebec City motorists millions

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - A study commissioned by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has provided an unsettling assessment of traffic flow in every province. Among the...


Nov 24, 2016, 07:10 ET Impaired driving: More than $6,000 for a first conviction, CAA-Quebec finds

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On the eve of the start of Operation Red Nose's 33rd annual campaign, an initiative supported by CAA-Quebec for more than 20 years, many people still...


Nov 14, 2016, 06:30 ET Marijuana legalization and road safety: CAA-Quebec issues recommendations

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Less than one year from the deadline established by the federal government as part of its plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, CAA‑Quebec is...


Nov 02, 2016, 06:00 ET CAA-Quebec is now there for its members in automobiles, on snowmobiles and in ATVs

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - CAA-Quebec is pleased and proud to be the first automobile association in North America to offer assistance service to its snowmobiler and ATVer members, for...


Oct 27, 2016, 06:00 ET Worst Roads 2016: More than $15 million invested

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - After the 14,000 reports received during the 2016 edition of CAA-Quebec's Worst Roads campaign, millions of dollars in investments have been announced for...