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As Canada's top driving school for more than 50 years, we believe that driving lessons must include observational awareness and collision avoidance techniques that will keep you in control of your car at all times. Only Young Drivers driving instructors are specifically trained to teach:

#1 - What YD Teaches

  • Risk Perception
  • Head-On Collision Avoidance
  • Shoulder Recovery
  • Threshold/ABS Braking
  • Emergency Braking
  • Brake and Avoid Techniques
  • Rear Crash Avoidance

Young Drivers of Canada teaches our exclusive, proprietary Collisionfree!™ Approach in every YD course made up of proactive driving habits that aim to train drivers to spot problems while driving and avoid them without having to react. The Collisionfree!™ Approach is made up of proactive driving techniques that help drivers spot problems and respond early to avoid them. YD does not just offer novice driver training, but also driver improvement, re-testing, fleet training & cognitive training.

In addition, a big part of driving is cognition - the ability to think, and make decisions quickly, as everything happens fast while driving. This is why we include a full cognitive training tool with every YD course - the perfect way to train your brain, while learning the skills and habits, in-vehicle.

#2 – How YD Teaches

Quality driver training and customer service are our top priorities to ensure that all of our drivers have a fun and positive environment. It is important to offer the best driving instructors and teachers who provide quality driver training services across Canada. We train and re-train all of our driving instructors annually using our internal recertification training course. This ensures that our instructors are always on top of what is new and changing in the world of driving.

#3 – Where YD Teaches

With over 140 service areas across Canada, we offer quality driver training services from coast to coast. We also have a fleet of over 300 instructors ready to train your new driver.

#4 – Teaching Driving for More Than Fifty Years

Young Drivers of Canada is a licenced driving school with certified instructors. We have trained over 1.3 million new drivers across Canada. There is a reason that generations of families across Canada have come to Young Drivers for driver training, and it's quality!

In-Class (Online, In-Person and Virtual)

The theory portion of our beginner driver education program is depending on the YD Centre available online, in-person or in virtual instructor-guided sessions utilizing state-of-the-art equipment. Our online program is a beginner driver education course available in select provinces. It's aimed at helping new drivers learn the skills needed to successfully pass their driver's test and stay safe on the roads for a lifetime. It’s an intuitive driving program with interactive online theory to be completed anytime, anywhere.

Students can start an online course upon registration; a license is not required to begin. The online learning modules are designed to help new drivers think like experienced drivers. Students will be able to identify problems and the solutions needed to avoid each type of crash. It's a way of thinking, presented through animations, text, images and videos that become habitual over the course of this program.

In–Vehicle (1:1 Student to Instructor)

In-vehicle lessons are one student to one instructor to ensure driving without distractions and getting the most out of the training. All in-vehicle lessons are customized to each driver.

Notably, practice makes perfect. It is important to practice what you learn to get better. This is why we offer parents and other co-drivers the tools to properly help their new driver learn the YD Way.