Offering Reliable Driving Lessons in St. John’s Since 2005

Behind the Wheel Driving School is the name you can trust when you are in need of professional driving lessons in St. John’s. All our programs are well designed to ensure optimum and safe learning.

In-class and In-car Driving Lessons

Our program for novice drivers offered at Behind the Wheel Driving School follows the guidelines set by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for the Graduated Licence Program exactly. Our course focuses on providing both the in-class and in-car instruction necessary for you to succeed. It includes 25 hours in the classroom and 10.5 hours behind the wheel. Extra instruction is also available depending upon your needs.

In-class topics include:

  • A comprehensive approach to defensive driving, including effective visual/mental driving skills & effective modes of driver communication

  • Coping with adverse driving conditions and handling emergency driving situations

  • City, country and highway driving, angle and parallel parking and effective braking techniques

  • Criminal Code of Canada regulations, with an emphasis on impaired driving and accident responsibility

  • Demerit point system, safety technology, and traffic control devices

In-car lessons focus on:

  • Defensive driving practices

  • Speed laws, parking and downtown traffic

  • Hazard detection, pedestrian, and intersection safety

  • Highway safety (ramps, passing, cruise control, etc.)

  • Entering lanes appropriately/lane awareness and left/right turning

  • Road test preparation

* All in-class topics are taught with government-accredited texts and audio-visual materials.

Highly Recommended in St. John’s

Contact us to register in our program today. You may also view our testimonials to learn more about our program and to see why we come so highly recommended in the St. John’s area!

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We are currently accepting new students of all ages. 

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General Information

Behind the Wheel Driving School

 

Phone: 709-727-5536

After 8:00 PM: 709-579-4999

Email: budthorne@gmail.com

 

Business Hours

Please call for an appointment.

Service Area

  • St. John’s
  • Mount Pearl
  • Surrounding Communities

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