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Questions and Answers

Where do you teach driving?

We have two locations, Isle Drive offers lessons in the Victoria area Mondays thru Wednesdays as well as Duncan Thursdays and Fridays.  Flexibility in days is also very possible depending on the geographical area and availability

Do you have a COVID-19 policy in effect?

Since two-meter social distancing is not possible in a driving school car, we have developed strict safety protocols for the delivery of lessons. For more information about our Covid 19 requirements CLICK HERE.


If I'm under age , can I apply for a license?

If you are under 19 years old, a parent or guardian must sign the application.

Do I get a full Driver's License right away?

According to the ICBC website, (https://www.welcomebc.ca/Start-Your-Life-in-B-C/Daily-Life/Driving-in-B-C#anchor2)

Under B.C.’s Graduated Licensing Program, new drivers pass through two stages before they get a full license.

Learner stage

When you pass the knowledge and vision tests, you will get a learner’s license.

Learners License BC Decal– This license allows you to practice driving before you take the road test.

– You may drive only with a fully-licensed driver 25 or more years old beside you.

– Several other restrictions limit your driving rights.

Novice stage

When you pass the road test at the end of the Learner stage, you get a novice license and can drive on your own.

Novice License BC Decal– For the first 24 months, you may have only one passenger unless:

– there is a licensed driver 25 years or older beside you or

– your passengers are close family members

– Several other restrictions limit your driving rights.

Full License

Given to you once you have passed through the previous two stages and passed your road test.

 – After 24 months with a novice license,

you can take a second road test and get a full-privilege license.


 If you have had a driver’s license for at least two years, you may not need to go through the Graduated Licensing Program. When you apply for your B.C. license, bring original documents to prove how long you have been driving.

Do you offer discounts to First Responders and Veterans?
Yes, we offer a 15% discount to all First Responders and Veterans. We also proud supporters of the Wounded Warriors Run and have donated annually from money earned through Isle Drive Driving School.


The Wounded Warriors Run is a nonprofit charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services, and events for
wounded veterans of the military actions following September 11, 2001.

How old do I have to be to get a Driver's Lesson?

To apply for a B.C. driver’s licence, you must be 16 years old or older. If you are under 19 years old, a parent or guardian (someone who is responsible for you) must sign the application.

Do I have to use my own car to take lessons?

Yes, they can use their own car, however, students of the Isle Drive Driving School have the option to be taught on one of our Toyota Prius compact AWD vehicles.

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Use of an Isle Drive Car Option is an additional $125 when combined with the Road Test Package or the 4, 6, 8, or more lesson packages.

Our cars are serviced regularly and are up to date with the latest standards features. We offer our students the use of these vehicles for their final ICBC Road Tests (see package options) to ensure familiarity and added confidence.

Do I need insurance for my car?

Every car you drive in B.C. must have basic Autoplan insurance..

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Whether you are a first-time driver or just looking to refresh your driving awareness. 

Call Isle Drive Driving School to set up lessons that are right for you.



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