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  • Not Just For Passing a Road Test: YD programs provide you with what other driving schools don't - SaferDriver defensive driving, evasive maneuvers, emergency braking and swerving, as well as head-on and rear-crash collision avoidance.
  • No One Can Save You More on Insurance: No other driving school can offer you better insurance savings to newly licensed drivers after course completion.
  • Avoidable Collisions Are Expensive: YD courses are specifically designed to prevent collisions to save you costs related to property damage, person injury and increased insurance premiums.
  • Only Licensed Instructors: Your in-vehicle lesson is with a provincially licensed and highly trained instructor, so that lessons are customized to your needs.
  • Only 1:1 In-Vehicle Training: YD does not have 3-4 students in an instructor's vehicle at the same time so you will received One to One Individualized Training.
  • Convenient Online or Virtual Classes: YD programs can be done on your device at your own pace or with a live teacher virtually at your location.
  • YD Perks & Rewards: Young Drivers graduates and current students receive exclusive offers & savings - including Ripley's Aquarium, Toronto FC, and more!
Full Certification Courses In Class
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The YD Course ONLINE 30 10 - $1,122.12 Select
The YD Course ONLINE + Road Test 30 12.25 $1,299.11 Select

Full Certification Courses

The YD Course ONLINE
The YD Course ONLINE + Road Test
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Individual Lessons & Packages - Available to YD and non-YD Students
Night & Snow/Ice/Gravel - 2 In Car Lessons for Adverse Conditions $159.29 Select
Senior Special $159.29 Select
Parking Perfection $159.29 Select

Individual Lessons & Packages - Available to YD and non-YD Students

Night & Snow/Ice/Gravel - 2 In Car Lessons for Adverse Conditions
Senior Special
Parking Perfection

Peterborough, ON

Young Drivers of Canada - MTO Approved Peterborough Course Provider


We recommend starting your online theory no sooner than one month prior to your 16th birthday in order to complete the full course within one year. 


Our Peterborough location is booking approximately 3 months into the future for in-car lessons as first available in-car spaces.

Full program students need a minimum of 4-6 months to complete their in-car lessons.




Our Peterborough administration office are conveniently located at 637 The Queensway, Unit 10, at the corner of The Queensway and The Queensway Court just off the Parkway and around the corner from the DriveTest Centre.  We are located on the street level of our plaza across the street from Pete’s Auto Body and Sterling Pools.

We invite you to visit us at our Peterborough office Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

You don't need to worry about cost!  Payment Plans available!

-Minimum $300 deposit

- 3 or 4 instalment plans available

- No additional charges/interest


ONLY Young Drivers teaches the Young Drivers Approach to Collisionfree! Driving – helping new drivers stay collision free

Our driving school franchise was established in 1981 and is owned and operated by Norm & Joanne Bailey and Bob & Nicole MacDonald. 

ONLY Young Drivers teaches the four habits and twenty sub-habits of the exclusive YOUNG DRIVERS APPROACH TO COLLISIONFREE! DRIVING.

Our driving instructors are – Ministry of Transportation Certified – upgraded annually – fully insured - and MOST IMPORTANTLY passionate about teaching new drivers the life-saving skills they need to recognize risks on the road and respond effectively.  

ONLY Young Drivers driving instructors teach:
- risk perception
- gravel shoulder recovery
- threshold/ABS braking
- rear crash avoidance
- head-on collision avoidance
- emergency braking
- brake and avoid techniques
- swerving techniques
- freeway driving AND MUCH MORE.

ONLY Young Drivers offers convenient monthly payments at no additional charge. (email for details).

We offer more than just full driving courses in Peterborough. We help you prepare for your road test. Practice your parking or give some refresher lessons to mom or dad!

AND if you went to another driving school, or failed your road test, or if you are just not feeling confident behind the wheel - WE CAN HELP!!!

We offer a wide variety of driving lessons and road test packages for both G2 and G road tests to help you feel confident and prepared on test day.

AND we help SENIORS prepare for both G2 and G Road Tests.  (Our oldest client was 94.)



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Young Drivers Peterborough




We know new drivers want the best driver training possible. So Thats why we only work with highly trained and qualified instructors. Re-certified each year and MTO Approved.

Take our in car/online 40-hour Ministry of Transportation Approved Beginner Driver Education Course.  Graduates qualify for available insurance discounts and an early road test. 

- Learn how crashes happen and how to prevent them using the four habits and twenty sub-habits of the exclusive YOUNG DRIVERS APPROACH TO Collisionfree!™DRIVING.

- In the 10 HOURS OF PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE IN-CAR DRIVING LESSONS, ONLY Young Drivers teaches new drivers the life-saving skills they need to recognize risks on the road and respond effectively!


- And you can pay the remaining in 2 or 3 monthly payments AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE      We can tailor a payment plan to meet your needs.(email for details).

It is never to late to learn how to drive. You are never to late to learn something new! Road and weather conditions are always changing. Stay current on best driving practice! 

if you went to another driving school but still can’t drive – failed your road test – or want one of our G2/G Prep lessons or road test packages – WE CAN HELP!!
We offer: 

-    individual driving lessons and packages for YD and Non-YD Grads. 
-    G2 and G prep lessons and road test packages.

if you need standard driving lessons for work, a trip or to drive your own standard vehicle we offer individual lessons to G2 or G licensed drivers.

if you are a senior, we offer:

-    driving evaluations
-    prep lessons and road test packages


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