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Beginner Driver Education

Beginner Driver Education

While it is not a requirement for a Class G2 road test, a Ministry of Transportation (MTO) approved beginner driver education (BDE) course is a great idea.

You may be eligible to reduce the time you spend at the Class G1 level if you successfully complete an MTO-approved BDE course with an MTO-licensed school and driving instructor. Completing an MTO-approved BDE course may also provide potential insurance rate discounts.

Be sure to choose a licensed, quality driving school. Schools that are not MTO-approved have no authority to instruct novice drivers.

New driver 

To find an approved MTO BDE course provider, you can:

  1. Go online at:
  2. Send an email to [email protected]
  3. If you wish, ask to meet with the instructors who will be conducting the classroom instruction and the behind-the-wheel training.

Remember, driving is a privilege. Help us keep Ontario’s roads the safest in North America.