Defensive Driving School Blog

The Team of Defensive Drivers are excited to announce the launch of our renovated website and a brand new blog!

We will be posting informative and interesting content for drivers of all levels. Stay tuned for weekly driving tips, road test sample questions and important announcements from the Ministry of Transportation.

For our students: you can have your testimonials featured on our blog!

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact us any time.

Happy Driving!



    Well, technically Canada Day is tomorrow but we won’t be here as we will be celebrating with our families. We will be back Thursday July 2nd! We here at Defensive Drivers just wanted to wish you all a safe and happy Canada Day.

  • Can I use winter tires all year to save money?


    JASON TCHIR Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2012 6:00AM EST Last updated Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:39AM EDT Our summers are short in Canada, but not that short. If you keep winter tires on 12 months a year, you’ll not only have to replace them sooner, but you could be…

  • Summer is here!


    Good afternoon everyone, I hope you all had a fantastic weekend! It’s officially now summer! This means there will be more pedestrians out and about so be extra careful on the roads and watch for kids. Our first 4 day summer course begins June 26th and there’s still time to enroll! If you’re a new…

  • It’s Our Birthday!


    This summer we will be celebrating our 30+ anniversary! We’re so excited and we want you to be excited too! For this special occasion all summer long we will have a special price for our beginners driving course. We encourage you to take advantage of this special offer! The entire course consisting of 20 hours…

  • Ontario Passes Legislation to Improve Road Safety


    New Rules Will Help Reduce Collisions, Injuries and Fatalities June 2, 2015 12:30 P.M. Ministry of Transportation Today, Ontario passed the Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act to help ensure that the province’s roads are among the safest in North America. In order to reduce collisions, injuries and fatalities on Ontario’s roads, the new act will:…

  • Another Reason Why You Should Consider Defensive Driving


    Average driver takes three years to feel confident behind the wheel The average new driver only feels truly confident after three years behind the wheel and after clocking up more than 20,000 miles*, new research by The Co-operative Insurance reveals. According to the study into driving confidence, it also takes the average motorist four months…

  • The Dangers of Texting While Driving


    Definition Distracted driving is a form of impaired driving as a driver’s judgment is compromised when they are not fully focused on the road. Distracted driving qualifies as talking on a cell phone, texting, reading (e.g. books, maps, and newspapers), using a GPS, watching videos or movies, eating/drinking, smoking, personal grooming, adjusting the radio/CD and…

  • 10 Benefits Of Defensive Driving You Probably Didn’t Know


    Defensive driving teaches safe driving techniques to drivers. At defensive driving classes students learn to overcome mistakes in driving techniques, learn to improve their driving skills; learn to make informed decisions and to anticipate situations while driving. Defensive driving classes have been set up by the government and police departments to make the world a…

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