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YD Driving Programs Save Lives!

Young Drivers of Canada Ottawa Barrhaven driving school instructors are re-trained and re-certified on a yearly basis

Instructors & Students

It is important to offer new drivers 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. In Ontario, we have become the first Driving Instructor College approved by the MTO. This means that our training of driving instructors and teachers exceeds the government standards for new instructors. We have trained over 1.2 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! Young Drivers is the only driving school that is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

What does that mean?

It means that quality driver training and customer service are our top priorities to ensure that all of our drivers have fun and absorb what they learn. After all, driving can be fun!

What makes Young Drivers better?

Like anything, practice makes perfect. It is important to practice what you learn to get better and better at it. This is why only YD offers parents and other co-drivers the tools to properly help their new driver, learn the YD Way.  Ask about our exclusive Co-driver program!


Young Drivers of Canada is Ontario's Most Trusted Driving School

Take a look at some of the reviews from recent Young Drivers Ottawa graduates:

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Proper Parallel Parking Instruction Rear Crash Avoidance Rainy Slick Driving Instruction Winter Driving Instruction

With driver training Ottawa courses, your driver will also obtain the benefits of a comprehensive defensive driving program and:

Convenient Driving Classes & Course Times across Ottawa
1:1 Student To Instructor In-Car Driving Lessons
At-Home Or Your Location Pickup For In-Car Driving Lessons 
1.3+ Million Graduates nationwide
45+ Years In Operation In Canada
Most eperienced Driving Instructors 
Best Insurance Discounts For Program Graduates

Young Drivers of Canada is a ministry-approved beginning drivers education (“BDE”) course provider. The driver’s license history provides proof of successful completion of and graduation from a BDE course, and is widely recognized by the insurance industry as proof of course completion. BDE graduates with a driver’s license history may be eligible for an insurance discount. Total hours of instruction for the ministry-approved curriculum can be found in the course directory.

EXPRESS 4 Day, Evenings and Weekend, & G2 Exit Prep Classes

Young Drivers offers the beginner driver education course driving school courses, and can assist you to pass your driving test, teach you how to parallel park properly, as well as providing defensive driving training. As one of Canada’s top driving schools, we believe that your driving lessons must include emergency maneuvers and techniques to prevent the consequences of distracted driving.

All Ages - High School, Mature Students & Elder Driver Refresher Courses

As well for those new to Canada, Young Drivers of Canada defensive driving school - Ottawa - has driving instructors that understand what you will be facing when driving Ontario’s streets, parallel parking, traffic and congestion. They will teach you how to drive with safe driving practices to provide you with the confidence to drive defensively and pass your driving test.

Payment Plans available!

Young Drivers Ottawa offers payment plans of 3 equal payments?  Require something a little longer? Please call our office and ask one of our customer service reps!

Best Insurance Savings

Qualified Young Drivers of Canada driving school graduates can also benefit from a potential reduction in insurance premiums. No other Ottawa driving school offers better insurance savings. Speak with a Young Drivers of Canada representative for more details.

FIVE Convenient Ottawa Driving School Locations

Our driving schools are conveniently located in Ottawa-Barrhaven, Ottawa West, Ottawa South, Kanata & Orleans. Ottawa driving classes are held in classrooms that are fully equipped with state of the art technology to enhance the learning experience.


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