Driver Training

We are a Newfoundland and Labrador company that has been teaching driver training for over 50 years. We have the experience and knowledge to give you all the information you need to drive safely.

Recently there has been a lot of press coverage about a driving school closing suddenly and leaving students, who had paid their course fees, stranded. We want to reassure the public that we are a long established company with a solid reputation and we will be around for many years to come. We take pride in the work we do and you can count on us to deliver. We are the GO-TO organization in Newfoundland and Labrador.

LEARN TO DRIVE - DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM

Consists of 25 hours in class and 10.5 hours of in car instruction, which includes your road test time. Pick up is provided for the in-car instruction, however certain conditions will apply for each center. For prices and information please contact us at 754-0210 or 1-877-754-0210. Students are required to obtain their beginner's permit and have the registration fee paid in full before in-car lessons are scheduled.

Driver Training with SAFETY SERVICES NEWFOUNDLAND LABRADOR is an investment for life.  Our in-class training provides comprehensive information regarding the following topics:

  • Highway Transportation System
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Administrative Laws
  • Physical and Mental Health
  • Knowing Your Vehicle
  • Preliminaries
  • Basic Maneuveres
  • Defensive Driving
  • Laws of Physics
  • Stopping Distances
  • The Restraint System
  • Driving Techniques
  • Adverse Conditions
  • Emergency Situations
  • The Engine and Power Train
  • The Chassis
  • Owning a Vehicle
  • Planning a Trip


Our in-car training teaches you more than how to get your licence:

  • Pre-driving checks and Procedures
  • Emergency braking
  • Visual tracking and braking
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Lane changes
  • Safe Passing
  • Turns and U-turns
  • Hazards and how to handle them
  • Following distance
  • Night driving
  • Information Processing and Perception
  • Time and space gaps at intersections
  • Parallel parking
  • Highway driving
  • Perpendicular parking
  • High Accident intersections
  • Full Program 
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This is an approved driver education program as required by the graduated licencing program and qualifies for insurance discounts.

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2011 PRICES WILL INCREASE, SO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE LOW PRICES FOR THE DECEMBER 2010 DRIVER EDUCATION COURSES.

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Driver Education GF Centre - Twillingate (No Tax)

Driver Education CB Centre - Port Aux Basques (No tax)

Driver Education CB Centre - Rocky Harbour (No Tax)

Driver Education GF Centre Conne River

Driver Education Flower's Cove

Driver Education SJ Centre - St. John's/Mount Pearl (No Tax)

Driver Education GF Centre - Point Leamington (No Tax)

Driver Education GA Centre - Glovertown (No Tax)

Driver Education GF Centre - Fogo (No Tax)

Driver Education CBN Centre - Placentia/Dunville (No Tax)

Driver Education GF Centre - Botwood (No Tax)

Driver Education CLV Centre - Clarenville

Driver Education CBN Centre - Conception Bay North (No Tax)

Driver Education GA Centre - Gander (No Tax)

Private Individual Lessons

Individual Lessons or Extra Road Tests

Individual lessons or road tests must be prepaid before the in-car time is arranged. We accept Visa or Mastercard, or if paying in person we also accept cash, money order and debit card.

EXTRA LESSONS: $ 80.00 (total cost) for 1.5 hours

EXTRA ROAD TESTS: $ 80.00 (total cost) - students will be picked up (certain conditions apply) and will have to arrange for their own transportation home. The road test includes a one hour review and the use of our car for the test.

Driver Education GF Centre - Grand Falls (No Tax)

Driver Education GB Centre - Goose Bay (No Tax)

Driver Education GB Centre - Churchill Falls (No Tax)

Driver Education CB Centre - Corner Brook (No Tax)

Driver Education Labrador City (No Tax)

Traffic - Defensive Driving Course 1 day (no tax)

Educate yourself about driving hazards. Safety Services Newfoundland Labrador offers a full day Defensive Driving Course that can be offered at your workplace or at our training facility.As well, we can incorporate an in car component to assess and/or provide recommendations for remediation. We can also provide information sessions that can be presented to your staff or your Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Topics Include:
Eye Lead Time
Stopping Distance
Following Distance
Driver Fatigue
Right of Way Regulation
Merging
Hydroplaning
Passing
Intersections
Aggressive Driving
How to Deal with Emergencies
and many more........

Traffic - Professional Driver Improvement Course (1 Day)

This program is designed especially for professional drivers with the objective of improving their defensive driving techniques. This course will show your drivers how to avoid potentially dangerous situations.

Driver Evaluation (1 Hour - Commentary Drive)

This is a driver evaluation process. Participants will be assessed as to their capabilities behind the wheel. The instructor will utilize two check lists, The Newfoundland and Labrador Road Test in Traffic and the Smith System Behind The Wheel to evaluate the driver. The assessment can be formalized per client request or it can be in the form of a commentary drive.

Traffic - PDIC/DDC - Train-the-Trainer

This course is a 3 day intensive training program to certify instructors to teach the Professional Driver Improvement Course and/or the Defensive Driving Course. It includes all training materials and a 2 year certification from Canada Safety Council

Driver Evaluation (1 Hour - Formal Assessment)

Traffic - Defensive Driving - Taxi Drivers

Defensive Driving Course-Taxi Drivers: This training program consists of the Canada Safety Council one day in-class defensive driving course plus a two hour in-vehicle driver assessment with written report. This program meets the new requirements for applying for a class four driver taxi ’s license in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Educate yourself about driving hazards. Safety Services Newfoundland Labrador offers a full day Defensive Driving Course that can be offered at your workplace or at our training facility.As well, we can incorporate an in car component to assess and/or provide recommendations for remediation. We can also provide information sessions that can be presented to your staff or your Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Topics Include:

 

Eye Lead Time
Stopping Distance
Following Distance
Driver Fatigue
Right of Way Regulation
Merging
Hydroplaning
Passing
Intersections
Aggressive Driving
How to Deal with Emergencies
and many more........

 

Traffic - Defensive Driving - Taxi Drivers (METRO)

Defensive Driving Course-Taxi Drivers: This training program consists of the Canada Safety Council one day in-class defensive driving course plus a two hour in-vehicle driver assessment with written report. This program meets the new requirements for applying for a class four driver’s license in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Educate yourself about driving hazards. Safety Services Newfoundland Labrador offers a full day Defensive Driving Course that can be offered at your workplace or at our training facility.As well, we can incorporate an in car component to assess and/or provide recommendations for remediation. We can also provide information sessions that can be presented to your staff or your Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

Topics Include:

 

Topics Include:
Eye Lead Time
Stopping Distance
Following Distance
Driver Fatigue
Right of Way Regulation
Merging
Hydroplaning
Passing
Intersections
Aggressive Driving
How to Deal with Emergencies
and many more........