Saskatchewan

PASSENGER VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES

Regulating agency: Saskatchewan Government Insurance
Effective date of regulations enacted:


AGE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum enrollment age: 16 years
EDUCATIONAL SETTING
High schools
Home computer-based instruction
Other
Private driving schools
ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
Course fees subsidized for students
High school student status
Other requirements: Must wear appropriate gear (approved helmet, over the ankle boots, gloves with fingers, at least jeans and jean jacket, rain gear is suggested as course will continue rain or shine)
Must hold a valid Learnerís permit
Parent⁄guardian consent
Registration⁄enrollment fee: $350.00 + GST
COURSE STRUCTURE - ENTIRE COURSE
Additional sessions available - Not at present time
Length of each session - Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday: 21 hours
Minimum total number of hours
COURSE STRUCTURE - IN-CLASSROOM
Additional sessions available
Length of each session
Minimum total number of hours: 5 hours
Number of sessions
COURSE STRUCTURE - IN-VEHICLE, ON RANGE-TRACK
Additional sessions available
Length of each session
Minimum total number of hours: 16 hours
Number of sessions
COURSE STRUCTURE - IN-VEHICLE, ON ROAD
N⁄A
COURSE STRUCTURE - DRIVING SIMULATOR
N⁄A
COURSE STRUCTURE - PARENT-GUARDIAN SESSION(S)
N⁄A
CURRICULUM CONTENT
Accelerating in a curve
Basic driving procedures and manoeuvres
Braking
Crashes and injury prevention
Collision avoidance
Defensive driving
Driver communication skills
Driver distractions
Driver fitness to drive
Driver impairments
Driver observation skills ⁄ visual tracking
Driver psychology
Driver responsibility
Emergency situations ⁄ manoeuvres
Emergency stopping
Fuel efficient driving
Graduated driver licensing system
Hazard perception and recognition
Highway driving
Insurance
Lane changes ⁄ Safe passing
Lane positions
Legal awareness
Night driving
Parking
Pre-driving checks and procedures
Push steering
Risk perception ⁄ management
Rules of the road
Sharing the road
Shifting up & down
Signs, signals, and road markings
Slow riding using only the clutch and brake (no throttle)
Standard transmission
Steering with your eyes
Traffic and roadway conditions ⁄ environmental conditions
Turns and U-Turns
Vehicle control
Vehicle systems ⁄ parts and performance
COMPETENCY MEASURES - PRE-ASSESSMENT
N⁄A
COMPETENCY MEASURES - INTERMEDIATE ASSESSMENT
N⁄A
COMPETENCY MEASURES - FINAL EXAM
In-classroom
In-vehicle: MOST (Motorcycle Operator Skills Test)
INSTRUCTOR REGULATIONS (IN-CLASS)
Additional regulations
Age
BAC level while instructing
Certifications ⁄ designations: Must have Class 6 as candidate and M as instructor
Driver ⁄ Criminal record check: Driverís licenses checked each year
Location in vehicle while instructing
Minimum driving experience: Minimum of three years riding experience
TRAINING VEHICLE
Additional vehicle requirements
Passenger restrictions: No passengers allowed
Required insurance: Liability $5,000,000, motorcycles have required insurance Vehicle signage
Vehicle class used: Motorcycles up to 250cc (cruiser, sport, kick-start). Riders may not train with their own bikes
INSTRUCTOR REGULATIONS (IN-VEHICLE)
Same as in-class instructor regulations (see above)
COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
Successfully complete in-vehicle evaluation: MOST (Motorcycle Operator Skills Test)
FOLLOWING PROGRAM COMPLETION
Driver Education certification issued to student
Insurance discount
Time-reduction in GDL program (number of months)
PRACTICE DRIVING (WITH PARENT-GUARDIAN)
Minimum practice driving hours
Maximum period to complete the practice hours
Practice hours recorded on a log sheet
SUPERVISOR (PARENT-GUARDIAN) REGULATIONS
No supervising driver required
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Motorcycle training is not mandatory in Saskatchewan. Motorcycle Training Schools may use training curriculum including Saskatchewan Safety Council and Canada Safety Council curriculum approved by the Regulating Agency

CONTACT INFORMATION
SGI
Driver and Vehicle Safety Services
2260 11th Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0J9
Phone: SGI Customer Service Centre (306) 775-6900 
Toll Free: In North America 1-800-667-9868
Website:
: http://www.sgi.sk.ca
WEBSITES
Find a driver educator - www.sgi.sk.ca/sgi_pub/drivers_licences/drivereducators/drivereducators.htm
 
The Driver Training Regulations, 2011 being Chapter T-18-1 Reg.9 (effective September 29,2011) - http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/English/Regulations/Regulations/T18-1R9.pdf