Those visitors driving to Mont Tremblant may find these latest Quebec highway safety statistics useful.
According to the latest Quebec highway safety statistics, there was a large drop in the number of people injured or killed in traffic accidents in 2018.
These statistics also indicated that 29 drivers in the Laurentian region lost their lives in 2018. This was 24% less than in 2017.
If you are planning on driving to Mont Tremblant, be assured, the roads are well maintained throughout the year to reduce the number of accidents. During the winter, ice and snow removal trucks quickly take action to clear the roads. The highways are kept in good condition and each year in May any damages that are a result of the harsh cold will be quickly repaired before the upcoming winter.
Anyone that is driving to Mont Tremblant or on the Laurentian highways will undoubtedly notice the strong police presence. This increased police presence combined with new laws against texting and driving, the zero-tolerance policy for alcohol and strictly enforced speed limits will considerably reduce the number of driving casualties.
Don’t Speed !
The latest statistics indicate drivers have the tendency to speed. In 2018 alone, more than 267,000 speeding tickets in Quebec were issued. The police are always on the lookout for speeders and frequently set up speed traps and have hidden patrol cars waiting to catch violators.
We caution anyone that plans on driving to Mont Tremblant and who is not accustomed to driving in Canada. Although the roads are safer they still have a complex configuration and may seem confusing to any drivers unfamiliar with the highway system in Quebec.