Why Choose Behind the Wheel Driving School?

There are many driving schools to choose from in the Greater St. John’s area. What makes Behind the Wheel Driving School the right choice for you? Here are but a few reasons:


  • Our owner has been a provincially-certified Traffic Safety Instructor since 1999. He has taught the Graduated Licence classroom course over 150 times since 1999 and has successfully guided 2,500 students in obtaining valid Newfoundland driving licences
  • Our school is founded on 15 years of experience in providing in-class and in-car instruction to novice drivers of all ages and stages. Learn everything from driving, merging and parking to how to drive defensively in the rainy and snowy elements, as well as road and car safety in general
  • The cost of our program is exceptionally competitive and includes the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
  • Our instructional vehicle is always an extremely safe, well-maintained, and attractive late-model vehicle
  • Bud teaches both in class and car sessions to provide continuity for the students
  • The road test fee is payable directly to the provincial government and is NOT included in the program cost

Contact Us for More Information

Are you interested in learning more about our driving instructions in Newfoundland or enrolling? Please contact Behind the Wheel Driving School today via phone or email. We’d be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!

Practice Makes Perfect

You can expect 25 hours of in-class and 10.5 in-car training.

Our Program

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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