Learning to Drive Resources

Do you know someone who is learning to drive? There are resources to help them learn what they need to know to pass the knowledge test for a BC driver’s licence.

Learning to Drive Resources

Best Driver Program* from the College of New Caledonia is a classroom-tested plain language drivers’ training program.

Clear Language Driver’s Guide: Cars and Light Trucks is a plain language guide based on Alberta’s official driving guide. It may need to be supplemented with information for BC.

Distracted driving explains in clear language which driving distractions are against the law and how to deal with a ticket for distracted driving.

Driving in BC Lesson Module is a series of three instructional packages for teaching newcomers about driving laws in BC. It is one of the Law-Related Lessons from Clicklaw Wikibooks.

Learn to drive: a driver education resource* is written in plain language with many graphics. From Saskatchewan, this resource will need to be supplemented with information for BC.

Learn to Drive Smart from ICBC is the most commonly used manual for new drivers in BC.

Seven things you absolutely must know to drive a car in BC is a clear language resource from People’s Law School.

Success in Car Accidents* by Donna Bowler is a made-in-BC resource for EAL students. It covers how to handle a car accident.

Practice Tests

Here are some places to practice online for the driver’s knowledge test:

*Resources marked with an asterisk can be borrowed from the Decoda Literacy Library.

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