The DriveWise SafeStart 40 hour blended driver education program offers beginner drivers the opportunity to gain a wide range of learning experiences that will better prepare them for being on the road. A government-approved beginner driver education program in several provinces , DriveWise Chatham-Kent offers students a variety of different driving lessons and driving course packages to meet their individual needs. Our state of the art driving simulation training included in our classroom helps build confidence and performance

This can be started up to a couple of months before a 16th birthday as a G1 is not needed for online and classroom

The SafeStart program starts with the first 10 hours done at home at your pace. This has to be completed before you can proceed to the remaining 10 hours in the classroom. When choosing  a date for the class below, please make sure you will have time to complete the 10 hours of self paced online.

When registering , please allow 5 days for your online profile to be set up and  emailed to you . Please make sure all contact information is completed correctly. 

Whether you want SafeStart, the SafeStart + Road Test Package or simply the Individual Driving Lessons, there is an option for everyone. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

DUE TO THE DEMAND FROM CUSTOMERS, WE ALSO ACCEPT E-TRANSFERS FOR THE FULL COURSE FEE OR DEPOSITS TO chatdriv@mnsi.net   .. STUDENT NAME MUST BE IN THE MESSAGE BOX

IF YOU ARE USING PAYPAL, YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT

PLEASE NOTE: MASKS ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL IN CLASS AND IN-CAR SESSIONS. PICKUP AND DROP OFF FOR ALL IN CAR LESSONS AT A LOCATION CONVENIENT FOR YOU WITHIN THE CITY OF CHATHAM

DUE TO COVID, OUR CLASS SIZES ARE NOW SMALLER SO REGISTER EARLY AND AT THIS TIME WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING STUDENTS THAT HAVE JUST OBTAINED THEIR G1 OR DO NOT HAVE IT YET DUE TO THE BACKLOG FROM 3 SHUTDOWNS OR IF YOU ARE NOT IN A HURRY.

Location:
17 Dover Street
Chatham, Ontario
N7L 1S5

  • Contact Information:                       
    Phone: (519) 352-4425
    Email: chatdriv@mnsi.net

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
SafeStart $829.00

40 Hour Course

$829.00 TAX IN

The DriveWise Safe Start beginner driver education course includes:

  • 10 hours of self paced online 
  • 10 hours theory in our classroom
  • 10 hours Homelink- Online interactive learning modules 
  • 10 hours of in-car training (one on one)
  • Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham
  • MTO certification upon successful completion

A blended learning approach with electronic presentation & testing PLUS
hands on virtual reality simulation training on our state of the art driving simulator

$733.63 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
SafeStart 40 Hour Course $939.00

+ Road Test Package

$939.00 TAX IN

  • The DriveWise Safe Start beginner driver education course includes
    • 10 hours of self paced online 
    • 10 hours theory in our classroom
    • 10 hours Homelink- Online interactive learning modules 
    • 10 hours of in-car training (one on one)
    • Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham
    • MTO certification upon successful completion
  • A blended learning approach with electronic presentation & testing PLUS
    hands on virtual reality simulation training on our state of the art driving simulator
  •  Road test package includes: OUR OFFICE BOOKING YOUR ROAD TEST. In-car warm up lesson prior to the road test, use of the DW vehicle for the Government driving test.
  • PLUS: Save $30.00 on this package

 

$830.97 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
Individual Driving Lessons $70.00

$70.00 TAX IN

Great for customers who are not confident with their driving skills, new drivers who don’t want the full DriveWise program, and for customers preparing for a G2 or G road test.

Individual lessons include:

  • An assessment of your current level of driving ability
  • Review and upgrading of skills needing improvement
  • Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham
  • Each lesson is 1 HOUR in length (private one on one)
  • MTO certification does not apply
  • For more details please contact us at 519-352-4425

$61.95 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
Five Lesson Package

$330.00 TAX IN

Five private in-vehicle lessons in an automatic vehicle. This package is geared towards customers not taking the full DriveWise program, but who wish to have the benefit of taking lessons with one of our highly trained and experienced DriveWise instructors. Does not include a road test package.

This package includes:

  • Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham
  • Each lesson is 1 HOUR in length
  • Purchasing this package saves you $20.00

TO RECEIVE THE SAVINGS THIS PACKAGE MUST BE PREPAID IN FULL .

  • MTO certification does not apply
  • Test package is not included
    For more details please contact us at 519-352-4425

$292.04 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
Ten Lesson

Package 

$675.00 TAX IN

Ten private in-vehicle lessons in an automatic transmission vehicle. This package is geared towards customers not taking the full DriveWise program, but who wish to have the benefit of taking lessons with one of our highly trained DriveWise instructors.

This package does not offer an MTO Beginner Driver Education Certificate
Does not include a road test package.

This package includes:

  • Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city
  • of Chatham
  • Each lesson is 1 HOUR in length (one on one)
  • Purchasing this package saves you $25.00
  • TO RECEIVE THE SAVINGS THIS PACKAGE MUST BE PREPAID.
  • Test package is not include
  • For more details please contact us at 519-352-4425

$597.35 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
Highway & FreewayPackage

$140.00 TAX IN

 

  • For G-1 drivers who may only drive on the 400 series highways with a licenced driving instructor, newly licenced G2 drivers with minimal highway experience or drivers who want to improve their highway skills. A driving evaluation may be required.
  • Highway/Freeway Training includes learning the following skills:
  • How to safely enter and exit the freeway
  • Safe following distances and lane changes
  • How to handle adverse driving conditions while traveling the freeway
  • Emergency stops
  • This package includes:
  • Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city
  • of Chatham
  • Total driving time of (2) ONE HOUR SESSIONS
  • For more details please contact us at 519-352-4425

 

$123.89 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
Senior Safety Check

$70.00 TAX IN

Senior In-Car Lessons

Senior In-Car Lessons :Are you wanting your driving skills checked over or do you have to go for a retest? We can help….Our In-Car Senior Lessons are ONE HOUR in length. Call us at 519-352-4425 or email us at info@drivewisechatham.com . The Chatham DriveWise team will always be happy to help

$61.95 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
Parking Made Easy Package 

$70.00 TAX IN

Various parking techniques taught in an automatic transmission vehicle. An ideal package for beginner or experienced drivers.

With this package, you will learn:

  • Parallel parking
  • Up and down hill parking
  • Stall parking
  • Angle parking

This package includes:

Pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham

  • Total driving time of 1 HOUR

For more details please contact us at

519-352-4425

$61.95 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online
G2 (G1 Exit) Road Test Package

$280.00 TAX IN 

 

Increase your chances of passing the government road test by using the DriveWise instructor vehicle. Feel confident and prepared for your G2 (G1 exit) road test with our highly trained DriveWise teacher.

This package includes:

  • 2 (One) Hour prep lessons approximately 2 to 3 weeks before the road test
  • One prep lesson the day of the road test
  • The use of our DriveWise vehicle for the test (if deemed test ready by instructor)
  • MTO certification does not apply

-Pick up at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham. MTO test fees are not included in this package

IF YOU HAVE A ROAD TEST SCHEDULED PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE THIS PACKAGE UNLESS YOU CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY AT 519-352-4425

$247.79 Register

 

Program Description Price* Pay/register Online

G (G2 Exit) Road Test Package

$210.00 TAX IN

Increase your chances of passing the government road test by using the DriveWise instructor vehicle. Feel confident and prepared for your G (G2 exit) road test with our highly trained DriveWise teacher.

This package includes:

  • One Hour prep lesson approximately 2 weeks before the road test
  • One prep lesson the day of the road test
  • The use of our DriveWise vehicle for the test (if deemed test ready by instructor)
  • MTO certification does not apply

-Pick up at a location convenient for you within the city of Chatham. MTO test fees are not included in this package

IF YOU HAVE A ROAD TEST SCHEDULED PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE THIS PACKAGE UNLESS YOU CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY AT 519-352-4425

$185.84 Register