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Young Drivers Gander Driving School

The Best GDL Driving School in Gander

YD firmly believes that the majority of the consequences of any crash can be avoided, including fatalities, injuries and specifically, insurance claims. Young Drivers of Canada implements a strategy in Gander driving courses by providing the Collisionfree!™ Approach to their driving program. Using this approach, Young Drivers of Canada Gander teaches its students effective seeing habits and how to predict and avoid any potential hazards experienced on a day to day basis when driving. 

Students are put through situations that can be seen as high risk with their instructors and are taught to identify those risks. More importantly, correction and ultimately better driving skills incorporating the principles are learned for application on the roads for a lifetime. The program is delivered through a variety of learning platforms including classroom instruction, one-on-one in-car lessons and video instruction. This varied means of teaching students ensures that students are prepared and given the proper skills to stay collision free. 

Save Time & Money With Defensive Driving Training Courses

At Young Drivers of Canada, our courses are government approved for graduated licensing. That means, you get a four month benefit -- rather than waiting 12 months from the date of issue of your permit to attempt your road test, you can attempt at eight months or any time thereafter when ready. Insurance discounts apply to YD graduates! When you complete our course, you will receive a Young Drivers certificate. Take that to your insurance company and enjoy the benefits of having received a great driving education.


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YD offers many flexible course dates, find a learning schedule that works for you. Use the button below to see our full course listing or get started right now with an upcoming class.

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Full Courses or Individual Lessons & Packages


  • Defensive Driving: YD programs include defensive driving, evasive maneuvers, emergency braking and swerving, and head-on and rear-crash collision avoidance.
  • Best Insurance Discounts: No other driving school can offer better insurance savings to newly licensed drivers after course completion.
  • Since 1970: 1.3 million new drivers trained across Canada. All YD instructors are re-trained annually, ensuring they're always up-to-date.
  • In-Class: All YD classrooms are conveniently located, offer a clean, comfortable, air-conditioned atmosphere, with state-of-the-art equipment.
  • In-Car: Each lesson is one-on-one and customized. With expert knowledge of terrain and areas, we know where and how to train to gain the most experience.
  • New Country... New Home... New Roads: Our programs and courses help you develop traffic strategies to navigate all driving environments.
Full Courses In Class
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NL - The YD Course Basic Virtual with Road Test 25 10.5 $799.00 Select
NL - The YD Course Intermediate Virtual with Road Test 25 15 $1,099.00 Select
NL - The YD Course Advanced Virtual with Road Test 25 22.5 $1,449.00 Select

Full Courses

NL - The YD Course Basic Virtual with Road Test
NL - The YD Course Intermediate Virtual with Road Test
NL - The YD Course Advanced Virtual with Road Test
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Individual Lessons & Packages
DS 6 Lesson Package (3 x 90 minutes) $400.00 Select
DS 10 Lesson Package (5 x 90 minutes) $650.00 Select

Individual Lessons & Packages

DS 6 Lesson Package (3 x 90 minutes)
DS 10 Lesson Package (5 x 90 minutes)


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 Gander Classroom Location

How To Find Our Gander Classroom:

Our classroom is located at the College of the North Atlantic, 1 Magee Road, Gander. Merge onto the TCH towards Gander and turn right off the highway onto Magee Road. You'll see it on your left coming off the highway, or on your right coming up from town. Enter the main entrance and look for the YD sign.

This location is a classroom only and is not regularly staffed unless a class is in session.