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Ottawa Valley Driving Academy

Ottawa Valley Driving Academy

35 Pembroke Street West, Pembroke (ON), K8A 5M4, Canada

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Work hours
MO 10:00 – 16:30 SA closed
TU 10:00 – 16:30 SU closed
WE 10:00 – 16:30
TH 10:00 – 16:30
FR closed
About We are a Ministry Approved Beginner Driver Education Course Provider.
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Mission To train students to be responsible safe drivers.
Description We do not bring multiple students in the car, and we ensure each student receives one-on-one mentoring from our driving instructor. We provide driver training from Beachburg to Deep River and all communities in between. We have two (2) locations to serve the community. Our second location is at 1049-B Victoria Street, Petawawa, ON K8H 2E2. We are located next to Kevin's Flowers.
Hours at the Petawawa Location are: Wednesday - Friday 10:00 - 4:30.

Cathy Schulz - Assistant Director
Cathy brings over 10 years of Office Manager Experience.

About Our Staff:

Roy Rogers is the Director for both the in-class and in-car training. Recently retired from the Canadian Forces, he has extensive experience in the transportation field, specifically as it applies to driver training. Over the past number of years he was responsible for monitoring and overseeing driver courses to ensure the curriculum was followed and the standards were met.

Roy brings with him over 20 years of experience as both a driver instructor, and driver examiner. Over the past two years he has received training at Algonquin College and Humber College to allow him to obtain his Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) license for in-class and in-car instruction. He looks forward to sharing his knowledge, expertise, and experience with students both young and old.
Awards Reader' Choice Award for Favorite Driving School four years in a row. 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Founded 10/15/2011
Products *Beginner Driver Education Course Options*
We offer classes during weekends and some times like March break during the week day. Class length varies depending on the course option you choose. In both cases, a total of 20 hours of in-class training is required.

*Weekend Classes*
Weekend classes run Saturday and Sunday for two weekends for a total of four days. Classes run between 09:45 am-3:15pm each day for a total of 5 hours including breaks.

March break, July and August classes run 4 weekdays from 09:45 to 3:15

*In-Car lessons*
Our curriculum allows for 10 hours of in-vehicle training. For higher level of training, we believe strongly in the one to one student-instructor ratio.

Our curriculum includes 10 hours of Home-Link assignments. This is done through our Student Workbook, and involves collision analysis, group activity, and case studies.
40 hours of instruction are required for all MTO approved Beginner Driver Education Courses.


**Beginner Driver Education Course**
- In-Class 20 Hrs
- Home-Link 10Hrs
- In-Vehicle 10Hrs

Course cost = $699.12
HST= $90.88
MTO Certificate Fee = $15.00
TOTAL Course costs = $805.00
**G2 Preparation Package**

- In-Car lessons 3Hrs
- Use of car for G2 test

Package cost
TOTAL package cost = $245.00
**Private Lessons**
1 Hour lesson =
TOTAL = $65.00
**Use of our Car**
- For G1 exit test (G2 license) $65.00
- For G2 exit test (G license) $90.00

**Seniors hourly rate $55.00**

*All fees include HST*
We offer G1 exit and G2 exit prep packages. Private lessons, Senior lessons. 55 Alive, Driver Improvement and Defensive Driving Courses.
  • 35 Pembroke Street West, Pembroke (ON), K8A 5M4, Canada
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