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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find a list of complete and very practical answers. Don’t forget, our experts are best placed to answer your questions.

Am I able to have driving lessons in my own/family or friends car?

Under certain circumstances, customers may want to receive lessons in their own/family vehicle. This is a good idea where the car will be used for a Driver’s Test. It is also a good idea when a learner has a new car and wishes to familiarise themselves with it prior to licensing. Safe Drive Driving School is able to offer customers training in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is registered, roadworthy and comprehensively insured.

Prior to any training being conducted in the customer’s vehicle, the instructor should inspect the vehicle for its roadworthiness. The inspection should include, but is not limited to, a check of the following items;

Are automatic cars easier to drive?

Automatic cars are easier to drive, for the simple fact that there is less to concentrate on. (no need to clutch into gear  ext…)

How do I book my driving test?

Driving test can be booked by phone (1-888-570-6110) or via website (drivetest.ca)

How many lessons will I need to learn to drive?

The course provides for 10 hours of driving,It is highly  recommended that the new driver applies what he as learned with his or her parents in there vehicle.
After all practice makes perfect ! M.T.O recommends 50 hrs of driving experience before you attempt your G2.

Should I learn to drive in an automatic or manual car?

We recommend learning in an automatic. Once you have your G2 then you can progress to learning manual.At this point it will be easier to concentrate on clutching into gear because you have some comprehension off the rules of the road and you are comfortable behind the wheel

Am I able to have driving lessons in my own/family or friends car?

All lessons must be done in a ministry approved Instructors vehicle. They are equipped with the tools needed to help teach the new driver in a safe  environment.