Answers to your questions
Frequently asked questions
What is a Graduated Licensing Program Course (GLP) ?
A GLP course, or Graduated Licensing Program is a course that only licensed and certified ICBC approved Driving schools can offer. The course includes in an inclass theory and 1on1 behind the wheel lessons.
Does Johnston's Driving School offer pick up service for their individual in-car lessons?
Yes, we offer pick up from home, school, work or any other location that is in our service area.
What hours do you operate?
We offer lessons 7 days a week from 8am to 9pm
Do you offer single in-car lessons?
Can students do their road test in Johnston's Driving School vehicle?
Yes, in fact not only will we schedule your ICBC road test for you, but your instructor will meet you at the test facility early on the road test day and take you out to familiarize you with the general road test areas before helping you get signed in. During your road test, the instructor will wait for you while you are on your road test and give you a ride home after you’re done.
My Learners' Driver Licence will expire soon. Can I renew it?
You cannot renew a Learners’ Driver Licence. You have to take the computer knowledge test again, and that passing grade is only good for 2 years.
How many hours of class time do I need?
For students unsure of the number of hours necessary to become a confident driver, we suggest a driving assessment with an instructor. Our experienced instructors will evaluate your level of expertise and recommend an adequate number of hours accordingly. We also welcome you to call in to our centre where our friendly staff may suggest the perfect package according to your driving experience.
What driving skills will I learn through your programs?
At Johnston's Driving School we aim to prepare our students so that they may be confident and safe defensive drivers on the road. Our experienced instructors will work with you to enhance and correct your driving skills. The following list is of specific skills our programs reinforce:
Can I drive alone with my letter “L”?
No, you cannot. As a learner, you must be accompanied by a supervisor 25 years or older with a class five B.C. drivers licence or with a professional driving school instructor.
As a new driver can I drive anywhere with my letter "N"?
Is there a Driver Licensing Center near me?
Burnaby BC, V5C6N4
Burnaby BC, V5H4P2
North Vancouver BC, V7L 2L3
Vancouver BC, V5N 5P4
Vancouver BC, V6L 2P2
Vancouver BC, V6E 3R5
I have a full licence from another country, can I transfer to get a full BC license?
Transferable licences may be accepted from the following countries: U.S.A., Puerto Rico, Japan, Germany, New Zealand, South Korea, Australia, Netherlands , Swiss or United Kingdom, Austria and France. We always encourage you to go into an ICBC to get their professional advice on the license transfer as policies are subject to change.
Do you give lessons to seniors?
Yes, we give lessons to persons of all ages.
Are your vehicles inspected and insured as per driving school requirements?
Yes, our vehicles are insured to their maximum insurance and inspected yearly.
What precautions are you taking for COVID-19?
Johnston’s Driving School is back in normal operations. We are taking all necessary precautions to reduce the risk of Covid-19 Students are required to wear face masks. All vehicle will be cleaned before and after every lesson.