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Owen Sound Driving School for Defensive Driving


We’re very sorry to inform our students that our Owen Sound franchise has experienced a medical emergency and is currently unable to deliver lessons.


As an organization, we deeply apologize to all of our students affected by this and appreciate your patience as we work towards a solution.


We’re in the process of finalizing a plan to deliver lessons in your area. While we will not be able to service all students immediately, please rest assured that your lessons will be delivered.


All communication is now directed to our National Customer Service Centre located at Head Office. You can reach our team via email at owensound@yd.com or by calling 1-888-932-3748.


We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. 

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Start your driving journey from the comfort of your own home with ONLINE and VIRTUAL classes!

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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 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.
  • Online: Convenient online programs can be done on your device at your own pace. It's easy to use, engaging and effective.


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Young Drivers of Canada Drivers Education Programs

Our exclusive programs at Young Drivers of Canada not only how to drive and how to park, but also include comprehensive training for exclusive in-car emergency response techniques. New Drivers also receive CogniFit training, an exclusive YD cognitive training program that can improve short-term memory, dealing with divided attention, reaction times, changing plans and speed of judgment. By improving cognitive driving skills, YD graduates have a much better chance of avoiding collisions.

Our YD driving instructors also teach key skills including freeway/highway driving, head-on collision avoidance, gravel shoulder drop-off, and rear crash avoidance - just to name a few. The instructor will demonstrate life-saving techniques that you will safely practice with a professional by your side. This means that if and when this happens for real, you'll know what to do!

For over 40 years, Young Drivers of Canada has been teaching new drivers of all ages. We offer the most comprehensive driver training courses in Canada, including our exclusive in-car emergency response techniques training. YD has taught over one million novice drivers to drive safely. We can help you to pass your G1 or G2 road test, gain confidence in your driving, or brush up on your driving skills.

Young Drivers own Collisionfree!™ Approach teaches a series of habits and sub-habits that demonstrate how to watch out for other drivers' errors - mistakes that could result in avoidable collisions. We monitor the quality of our programs on an ongoing basis with four levels of quality control, and Young Drivers of Canada is the ONLY ISO9001:2008 registered Canadian driving school. ONLY Young Drivers teaches exclusive emergency maneuvers training, such as:

  • Rear Crash Avoidance
  • Emergency Braking
  • Emergency Swerving Techniques
  • Head-on Collision Avoidance

These are only a few of the life-saving defensive driving techniques YD students are taught. Notably, under Ontario’s graduated licensing regulations a novice driver may only drive on highways when accompanied by a licensed driving instructor. YD students are specifically taught how to drive on these busy roadways.


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