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Highly experienced instructors since 1963

Phone: 902‑434‑5049 |   Text 902-999-4950

We now offer E learning for our Defensive Driving class and Full Drivers Ed!

The next  Full drivers Ed in class sessions start February 4, 2022.

Call or text today for a spot ! 

Dartmouth Driving School: Providing Driving Courses in Dartmouth

Obtaining your driver's licence can open the doorway to a world of opportunities, including employment and adventure. This freedom comes with great responsibilities in which we all must share as motorists. At Dartmouth Driving School, we provide driving courses in Dartmouth that let you get you one step closer to the open road while providing the skills necessary to become a safe and responsible driver. From new driver education courses to Defensive Driving Course (DDC) and road test preparation, you can rely on us. For further information about our driving classes or courses, contact us today.

Hands-on Motor Vehicle Experience

Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced driver, you can get a Class 5 driver’s licence with our New Driver Education Course.

Acquire Defensive Driving Skills

Develop more effective responses to avoid risky driving, retaliation, hazards, and more with our defensive driving course.

Get Greater Freedom on the Roads

Enjoy reduced waiting time for getting your license and insurance premium reductions with our driving lessons and tests.

Driving Lessons at Competitive Fees

Check out our rates and choose a date for your next driving lesson. From one-on-one to classroom training, we offer it all.

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Safer Drivers in Dartmouth

At our driving school, we’re serious about safety. As a driver, it is important to have a clear understanding of the risks to yourself and others whenever you operate a motor vehicle. Over a span of three decades, our instructors have gained in-depth industry experience, knowledge, and skills to help you go further – learn more about our driver’s education school.

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Class 5 Vehicle Licences

In 25 hours of classroom time and 10 hours of driving, you can become a better, safer, and fully licensed driver. If you are seeking a commercial licence, you must hold a Class 5 licence for a minimum of one year before you apply for a commercial operator’s licence. View the Class 5 licensing process!

Transportation Assistance

Depending on the location of your home, school, or office, we may be able to pick you up as a part of the route of your one-on-one driving session. Such accommodation can typically be made for most portions of the city.


Dartmouth Driving School is a family-owned and -operated business that has been serving the Dartmouth area since 1963.

Professional Affiliations

We are proud to be licensed by the Province of Nova Scotia, certified by the Canadian Safety Council, and members of the Halifax Regional Municipality Defensive Driving Course (DDC).


So Excited to Get My Licence!
"I had a lot of fun learning to drive with Bernie and Bill and driving for the first time in the city. It was scary but they made me feel comfortable. I was so excited to get my licence the first time."
- Sarah

Fun to Drive with… Told All My Friends
"Bernie was fun to drive with and I learned a lot, I told all my friends to go to Dartmouth Driving School."
- Jesse

Great Place to Learn… Money Well-Spent
"Dartmouth Driving School was a great place to learn the foundations of driver training and safety. The classes were thorough and informative, and the in-car lessons were especially helpful. By the end of my lessons I felt completely comfortable behind the wheel. I would recommend Dartmouth Driving School to anyone no matter what age or skill level. It was definitely money well-spent."
- Amy


Dartmouth Driving School

Courses are held in the
Hearthstone Inn Hotel

313 Prince Albert Rd
Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 1N3


Office Hours can vary


Driving Times:
Weekdays: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Weekends: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Driving Theory Hours: Weekends Only


  • Dartmouth

  • Cole Harbour

  • Eastern Passage

  • Fall River

  • Sackville

  • Bedford

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