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Young Drivers Dartmouth Driving School

The Best Driving School in Nova Scotia

Our exclusive Collisionfree! ™ Approach trains new drivers to anticipate problems well in advance they can be proactive in their driving so that these problems do not affect them. Since good decision making is critical to avoiding collisions we also have an online program called CogniFit® to help with that.

It was developed by a cognitive psychologist to improve mental skills. Rather than just teaching you how to pass the road test, our goal is to keep you safe and alive once you have your licence. Once you pass the test you're on your own and that's when the real test begins.  

Drive To Survive In Any Situation

All of our courses for new drivers have four key components to effectively change driving habits:

  • 25 hours of in-class learning where you learn how collisions are caused and how to prevent them
  • Online cognitive training to help with decision-making skills
  • 10 hours of one-on-one in-car training where you put the classroom learning into action
  • Online Co-Driver program to help between in-car sessions with your instructor - the idea behind the Co-Driver program is that if the person you are practising with has a better understanding of what we are teaching to make practice more effective


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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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Nova Scotia - The YD Online Course 25 10 - $859.00 Select
Nova Scotia - The YD Online Course Plus Road Test 25 12.25 $1,029.00 Select

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Nova Scotia - The YD Online Course
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Individual Lessons & Packages
In-Car Extra Lesson 90 minutes $113.04 Select

Individual Lessons & Packages

In-Car Extra Lesson 90 minutes


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 Dartmouth Classroom Location

Finding Our Young Drivers Dartmouth Classroom:

Our Dartmouth classroom location is 50 Tacoma Drive, Unit 16, Dartmouth. NOTE: This is a classroom location only. No office hours. The main administration office is in Halifax (902-425-1322).