In many B.C. communities, an excellent course is available that’s designed especially for new drivers in our graduated licensing program (GLP).
Driving schools and instructors who teach this course must be approved by ICBC to do so.
The course, which is based on our mapping a safe course curriculum (PDF), aims to actively engage new drivers in learning in a fun, interactive way. It especially focuses on developing a safe, responsible attitude behind the wheel.
Topics covered include
avoiding risks like speeding and driving impaired
rules of the road
vehicle performance, and
With the ICBC-approved (GLP) course, you get 32 hours of instruction, including at least 16 in-class and 12 practising on the road.
Bonus: less time in graduated licensing!
By successfully completing the ICBC-approved (GLP) course, you can also get
a six-month reduction in the novice stage of graduated licensing,* and