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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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  • 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 Service areas are conveniently located. You can find it easily nearby, saving you time and effort.
  • 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.

NewMinas, NS

Young Drivers New Minas/Kentville Driving School

The Best Driving School in New Minas/Kentville

Through our Collisionfree!™ Approach to driving, you will learn habits that will teach you to see and identify high-risk situations and respond to them before they become a serious problem. Through our GDL approved program, we will teach you to drive defensively, not just how to pass the road test.

Young Drivers uses a current program, tailored to local situations. Creating habits, risk perception, vehicle control, exercises and tests in the classroom are all key components to the Young Drivers Collisionfree!™ Approach to defensive driving. These new skills get carried over to the one-on-one in-car sessions where the student gets to build upon what they learned in the classroom.


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 New Minas Classroom Location

Finding Our Young Drivers New Minas Location:

We are located at 8781 Commercial Street, New Minas. Closest intersection is Commercial Street (Highway#1) and Middle Dyke Road. We are about 0.3 km West towards Kentville. We are directly opposite the entrance to Kentucky Court, the Sushi Fang restaurant and A.P. Reid insurance store. Our street sign and building sign are both clearly visible from Commercial Street. There is a Kings transit bus stop on either side of our location.