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Founded in 1958, the Driving Schools Association of Québec (DSAQ) is the largest group of owners of driving schools in Quebec with 70% of them.

The DSAQ helps members profit based on the ability to mass purchase goods and services at a discount. It has a mission of representing and defending the interest of its members.  The association encourages dialogue with public officials and policy makers in instances where their input is valuable. The Association acts and reacts to the evolution of the driving education industry in Quebec.  With changing laws and diverse road rules, the industry needs an influential voice representing enterprises associated with driver education. The DSAQ believes in cultivating its social responsibility in listening and attending to needs of these driving school owners by helping standardize the way in which their services are delivered.

The protection of the consumer is also of vital importance for the Association.  The DSAQ expects honest and professional business practices from all of its members.  The Driving School Association of Quebec has put in place a code of ethics for all members to be familiar with.

The Association pledges to keep its members informed and will provide counsel in relation to all social, legal and fiscal regulations regarding the profession, as well as related documents. It helps clients of our school members to become safe and responsible drivers. This will be accomplished by the delivery of professional driving lessons, following a strict code of ethics and best practices. The association acts and reacts to the evolution of the driving education industry in Quebec. With changing laws and diverse road rules, the industry needs an influential voice representing enterprises associated with driver education.

The DSAQ encourages professionalism in the driving school industry, portrays a strong image regarding the services delivered by driving schools, supports and cooperates with influential organizations regarding Road and Highway Safety, is a model of leadership in road safety for both government bodies and private organizations related to driving an automobile. It identifies the needs of its members and helps provide research for a solution and accompany schools in the development of their business growth and the improvement of their business processes.

The DSAQ provides an environment that fosters the professional growth for all of its members.  In keeping with this philosophy, newly trained instructors should be able to see the development of a career path from their initial training to the possible formation of their own business.

The DSAQ helps clients of our school members to become safe and responsible drivers. This will be accomplished by the delivery of professional driving lessons, following a strict code of ethics and best practices.