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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 ! 

6-Hour Defensive Driving Course

Turn to Us for Defensive Driving Courses in Dartmouth

Sitting in the driver’s seat for the first time may be an intimidating, anxiety-inducing experience. But, this is actually a good sign! It means you understand the risks associated with driving and your responsibilities as a motorist. At Dartmouth Driving School, safety is always the top priority. Hence, we offer a 6-hour Defensive Driving Course for Cole Harbour, Dartmouth, Halifax, and surrounding areas. After each of our one-on-one sessions, your confidence will grow as you become more comfortable applying your skills. To learn more about our courses and lessons, you can give us a call, send us an email, or simply fill out our e-form on the Contact Us page.

Features of Our Defensive Driving Program

During your on-one-one driving sessions, one of our certified instructors will always be at your side to assist you. State-of-the-art safety features are included in each instruction vehicle, such as dual controls that allow the instructor to take control in certain situations. We use educational material, including safety manuals and videos developed specifically for Canadian motorists. They will help bring you up to speed on all matters of driver safety, including:

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  • Defensive driving techniques

  • Emergency manoeuvres

  • Collision avoidance

  • Benefits of responsible driving

Benefits of Our Defensive Driving Program

Get three demerit points off your driver’s abstract with our defensive driving program. If you drive a taxi, ambulance, small bus, or company vehicle in Dartmouth, then you’re aware that a defensive driving course is mandatory. This course can help anyone become a more defensive driver by avoiding hazards and accidents. So what are you waiting for? Join us to develop your proactive skills with our course!

Who Can Enroll for This Course?

People who can enroll for this course include those:

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  • Looking to remove N off their license

  • Issued with a letter from the government asking them to complete a certified Defensive Driving Program

  • Looking to remove points from driver abstract

  • Looking for additional training in defensive driving

Merits of Our Defensive Driving Program

This is an established, proven program designed to produce fewer company vehicle collisions, less absenteeism due to injuries and court time, and lifelong safe driving habits that are contrived for the adult learner.

We also provide private lessons and road test preparation services. Talk to our instructors to learn more about them.

Driving Lessons from Certified Instructors

Learn defensive driving techniques, collision avoidance, emergency manoeuvers, and more through our one-on-one driving lessons.


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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