Driving Schools to Get Your Teenager Driving

A Parent’s Guide to Driving Schools in Halton and Hamilton, Ontario. As parents ourselves, we understand the importance of finding the right driving school for our teenage drivers. In this list, we’ve curated a selection of reputable driving schools that cater to the needs of both new learners and those looking to refine their skills. Join us as we navigate through the options available, ensuring a smooth and safe journey for our young drivers.

7 Driving Schools to Get Your Teenager Driving

If you have a 16 year old in your home they may be itching to get behind the wheel and driving the family vehicle.  Ontario has a 2-step process.  After completing the written test, may families turn to driving schools for in class and in car driving lessons, but where to turn?

  1. Drive Wise is a driving school in Burlington.  They offer a Start Safe plan with 20 hours of in class and 10 hours of in car instruction and a Deluxe Start Safe program with 20 hours of in class and 14 ours of in car instruction.
  • G1G2 has offices in Burlington, Hamilton, Milton, Oakville and Waterdown.  There are 3 offices in Burlington alone, on Appleby, Plains and Sutton.
  • Sam’s is a driving school with locations in Burlington.  They offer classes for beginner drivers and senior drivers.
  • Ultimate Drivers has 22 locations across Ontario, including: Burlington, Cambridge, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, Milton, Mississauga, Oakville and Niagara Falls.  They offer programs for the beginner driver, advanced driver, and for driver improvement and winter driving.
  • Universal is in Burlington and Hamilton.  They offer a beginner driver course, refresher course and test prep.  If you sign up for the full course the month you were born they offer a $15 birthday discount.
  • Yellow Umbrella caters to learners with anxiety, ADHD, Asperger’s and high functioning Autism with small classes with no more than 8 students.  This driving school focuses on reducing driver anxiety and teaching defensive driving skills.  They offer a beginner course and a premium beginner course, including test prep, use of a vehicle for the road test, guaranteed pass and a G refresh.
  • Young Drivers has locations across Canada and Ontario.  Conveniently there are offices in: Burlington, Cambridge, Dundas, Georgetown, Grimsby, Guelph, Hamilton, and Kitchener. In addition, find locations in Milton, Niagara Falls, North York, Oakville, St. Catharines, Waterdown, and Waterloo.  There are a variety of packages with online, in person, in car and road test package components. Individual lessons and packages available.

This is just a short list of driving schools, therefore if you’re looking for even more options, click here for Government of Ontario approved driving schools.

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