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Young Drivers Ottawa West Driving School

Defensive Driving Techniques Increase Confidence at our Ottawa Driving School

Young Drivers of Canada's Ottawa West location has driving instructors that understand the difficulties that you will face while driving in Ottawa. Please be aware of our new address: 1550 Carling Avenue, Suite 202. Our defensive driving school will prepare you for everything that you need to know such as parallel parking, 3-point turns, hill parking, traffic, congestion, roundabouts, highway and freeway driving. We will teach you how to drive with safe driving practices to provide you with the confidence to drive defensively and pass your road test. We will teach you to drive safely and confidently using our Collisionfree!™ Approach. Only YD teaches new drivers to drive using the 4 habits and 20 sub-habits to see all potential dangers on the road and reduce the risk of collisions. Our driver's ed program can assist you in passing your road test to get your drivers license. As Canada's top driving school, we believe that your driving lessons have to include defensive driving maneuvers and techniques to keep you in control of your car at all times. Only Young Drivers driving instructors are specifically trained to teach:

  • risk perception
  • gravel shoulder recovery
  • head-on collision avoidance
  • threshold/ABS braking
  • emergency braking
  • brake and avoid techniques
  • rear crash avoidance

Your lessons will progress based on your ability and skills (competency-based education). At Young Drivers we will:

  • start you in a parking lot 
    • show you how all of the controls work in the car such as how to set up your mirrors properly, where the blind spots are in the car, etc.
    • backing and steering exercises to make sure you know how to control the car
    • hand over hand exercises to make sure you know how to steer properly
    • creeping exercises to teach you how to control the speed of your car for 3 point turns, parallel parks, etc.
  • progress to side streets when you are ready/comfortable
    • right and left-hand turns
    • right of way at intersections
    • curb judgement
  • progress to busier roads and one-way streets
  • freeway driving
  • downtown driving

We space the lessons out so that you can get practice in between each lesson since practice is how you get good at any skill. This re-enforces what we teach. G1 license holders will be eligible to take their road test in 8 months instead of 12 months upon successful completion of the Young Drivers of Canada program.   

No Other Ottawa Driving School Offers Better Insurance Savings

Qualified Young Drivers Ottawa West driving school graduates can also benefit from a potential reduction in insurance premiums.  No other Ottawa driving school can offer a better insurance discount.

Check Out Our Other Locations Serving The Ottawa Area:

Barrhaven

Kanata

Orleans

Ottawa South

 

 

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Available Start Dates

CLASSES & COURSE TIMES

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

COURSES FOR ALL AGES

  • 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.
Full Courses In Class
Hours
Online
Hours
In Car
Hours
Road Test
Package
The YD Course 20 10 10 - $1,199.00 Select
The YD Course + G2 Road Test 20 10 13 $1,442.00 Select
The YD Course + G2 Road Test + G Road Test 20 10 17 $1,807.00 Select

Full Courses

$1,199.00
The YD Course
$1,442.00
The YD Course + G2 Road Test
$1,807.00
The YD Course + G2 Road Test + G Road Test
Most Popular      + Road Test
Individual Lessons & Packages
CogniFit Driver Retail $20.00 Select
YD Student - Individual Driving Lesson $88.50 Select
YD Student - Road Test Package $265.49 Select
YD Student - Road Test Package + Review Lesson $353.98 Select
YD Student - 5 Lesson Package (Save $15) $429.20 Select
YD Student - 10 Lesson Package (Save $35) $840.71 Select
Non-YD Student - Individual Driving Lesson $100.00 Select
Non-YD Student - Road Test Package + Review Lesson $400.00 Select
Non-YD Student - 5 Lesson Package (Save $10) $486.73 Select
Non-YD Student - 10 Lesson Package (Save $35) $955.75 Select

Individual Lessons & Packages

$20.00
CogniFit Driver Retail
$88.50
YD Student - Individual Driving Lesson
$265.49
YD Student - Road Test Package
$353.98
YD Student - Road Test Package + Review Lesson
$429.20
YD Student - 5 Lesson Package (Save $15)
$840.71
YD Student - 10 Lesson Package (Save $35)
$100.00
Non-YD Student - Individual Driving Lesson
$400.00
Non-YD Student - Road Test Package + Review Lesson
$486.73
Non-YD Student - 5 Lesson Package (Save $10)
$955.75
Non-YD Student - 10 Lesson Package (Save $35)

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Young Drivers Ottawa West Location

 613-829-9394

 OttawaWest@YoungDrivers.com

 Ottawa West Classroom Location

Finding Young Drivers Ottawa West

Our classroom is located at 1550 Carling Avenue, Suite 202. 

As our company responds to COVID-19, central pickup points are used for in-car lessons in West Ottawa. Our students meet their instructors at our Ottawa West classroom for in-car lessons.

Just Driving Lessons?

We offer individual lessons to help you prepare for both your G2 and G road tests.

  • Assessment before your road test
  • Help with specific driving skills (parallel parking, freeway driving, highway driving, etc)
  • Winter driving
  • Senior evaluation

Failed a Road Test? Young Drivers Can Help!

Our Ottawa driving school has a driving instructor that can help you. Let a patient and understanding Young Drivers in-car driving instructor review your driving with you and give you honest feedback. Based on the results, we can set up individual lessons or a package of lessons to help you prepare for your road test.

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