Questions about our Simulators & Training Programs
Q. Who is eligible to take simulation driver training?
A. Simulation driver training is suitable for all novice, public safety and licensed persons who are looking to develop and refine their driving skills.
Q. Can I sign up for training if I am in the middle of getting my license?
A. The course can be initiated at any time. Our emphasis is on increasing decision making skills with in-class, in-vehicle and virtual reality simulation in a multitude of traffic and environmental conditions. This course holds considerable value to the licensed as well as the novice driver.
Q. How does this training differ from traditional classroom training?
A. The training satisfies all Department of Public Safety guidelines for driver training even surpasses them. Our virtual reality simulators are the cornerstone of our solution. They can even provide provide training that cannot be replicated in traditional in car education e.g. texting & driving
Q. What is so special about this simulator? How can a machine teach me to be a better driver and possibly save my life?
A. We teach people how to recognize driving hazards and how to respond to them. You will learn how to apply skills in a risk-free environment before going out “live” into the real driving world.
Q. Is there an instructor in /near the simulator with the participant?
A. Yes, our experienced driving and simulation instructors are right there to coach and guide you through the simulation training.
Q. What is a typical session day look like?
A. The in class portion is a dynamic combination of in class lecture, quizzes using our interactive CPS (classroom performance system) units and hands on driving experience in our simulator. Each class incorporates components of our defensive driving program. It is the best environment for retaining information.
Q. Where are classes held?
A. We have classroom locations across the province. Click here to choose the location nearest you.
Q. Where do I write my Beginners license?
A. : Service New Brunswick. Phone toll free 1-888-762-8600 to schedule an appointment at your nearest office. Saint John, Fredericton & Moncton currently provides a drop in service during regular business nours so you do not need an appointment.
Q. What is the procedure to obtain a Beginners License/Learners Permit?
A. Click on the SNB link below for full procedures:
Q. Can I begin the driver training program before I have obtained my permit?
A. Yes, you can begin the classroom portion of the program without a beginners licence. You must have your permit prior to starting in-car lessons. We also offer Free Learners Permit Seminar to assist with the test. Let us know if you would like to attend.
Q. What is the average length of time it takes to complete the full program?
A. The average completion time for the majority of lessons is approximately 2-3 months. The Department of Motor Vehicles requires that new drivers must have a permit for a minimum of eight months, before the Drivers Test is permitted. Students need the knowledge at the start of the eight months, so that they can practice safely until they are eligible for a drivers test. The remainder of the course is completed just prior to the Drivers Examination at SNB. For tour customers with older permits & previous driving experience, we can usually speed up the licensing process for those demonstrating good skill development.
Q. How do I book my Drivers Test?
A. Your Drivers Test is included in your Training Course, once the instructor assesses the student for testing. We will schedule the examination at SNB. If a second test is required, there are two options:
1. You can use our car for the exam, and we would be happy to arrange the road test booking on your behalf. Please contact us for more information. Our office is toll free in NB 1-888-374-8393 or you can contact your local office.
2. If you are planning to retest on your own, in a personal vehicle, please call the SNB Driver Examiners Office at 1-888-762-8600 to schedule a time. Remember to take your Provincial Certificate from your training (the green one) when you go.