Prince Edward Island

PASSENGER VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES

Regulating agency: Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
Effective date of regulations enacted: April 2007
Driver schools in PEI do not train for motorcycles.


AGE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum enrollment age to driver education program: 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
Must hold a valid Learner’s permit
Other requirements
Parent⁄guardian consent
Registration⁄enrollment fee
COURSE STRUCTURE - IN-CLASSROOM
Additional sessions available: Yes
Length of each session: 1 hour
Minimum total number of hours: 25 hours
Number of sessions: 30
COURSE STRUCTURE - IN-VEHICLE, ON RANGE-TRACK
Additional sessions available
Length of each session
Minimum total number of hours
Number of sessions
COURSE STRUCTURE - IN-VEHICLE, ON ROAD
Additional lessons available: Yes
Length of each session: 30 mins
Minimum total number of hours: 16 hours
Number of sessions: 20
COURSE STRUCTURE - DRIVING SIMULATOR
Additional sessions available
Length of each session
Minimum total number of hours
Number of sessions
COURSE STRUCTURE - PARENT-GUARDIAN SESSION(S)
Additional sessions available: Handout material
Length of each session
Minimum total number of hours
Number of sessions
CURRICULUM CONTENT
Basic driving procedures and manoeuvres
Braking
Crashes and injury prevention
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
Fuel efficient driving
Graduated driver licensing system
Hazard perception and recognition
Highway driving
Insurance
Lane changes ⁄ Safe passing
Legal awareness
Night driving
Parking
Pre-driving checks and procedures
Risk perception ⁄ management
Rules of the road
Sharing the road
Signs, signals, and road markings
Space management
Standard transmission: (optional)
Traffic and roadway conditions ⁄ environmental conditions
Turns and U-Turns
Vehicle control
Vehicle systems ⁄ parts and performance
COMPETENCY MEASURES - PRE-ASSESSMENT
In-classroom
In-vehicle
COMPETENCY MEASURES - INTERMEDIATE ASSESSMENT
In-classroom
In-vehicle
COMPETENCY MEASURES - FINAL EXAM
In-classroom
In-vehicle
INSTRUCTOR REGULATIONS (IN-CLASS)
Age
Certifications ⁄ designations: Must pass recognized driver training course and obtain driver training licence
Driver ⁄ Criminal record check: The Director may refuse to issue a license to any person who within five years previous to the date of the application:
• has been convicted of any offence under sections 68, 81, 82(3), 91, 176, 231, 232 or 239 of the Act;
• whose driver's license has been suspended, cancelled or revoked under the provisions of sections 261, 262 or 264 of the Act, the Demerit Point System Regulations or these regulations; or
• has been prohibited from driving or whose driver's license or privilege of obtaining a driver's license has
• been suspended or revoked pursuant to the provisions of the Act or the Criminal Code (Canada) (EC810/84)
Licence held: Holds a PEI operator's license valid for the year in which the application to give instruction is made; and holds a valid license for the class of vehicle for which they offer instruction
Minimum driving experience: Has been licensed as a vehicle operator in a Canadian jurisdiction for at least 5 years
TRAINING VEHICLE
Additional vehicle requirements
Automatic ⁄ manual transmission
Dual control brakes
Passenger restrictions
Required insurance: Motor vehicles provided by a driving school or an must have a motor vehicle liability insurance policy in an amount not less than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00)
Vehicle class used
Vehicle signage: The words “Driver Training” must be marked in letters at least 100mm in height in a manner approved by the Director, on both sides and at the rear of the vehicle
INSTRUCTOR REGULATIONS (IN-VEHICLE)
Additional regulations
Age
BAC level while instructing: 0.0 BAC
Certifications⁄designations: Must pass recognized driver training course and obtain driver training licence
Driver ⁄ criminal record check: Same as in-class instructors; see above
Licence held: Same as in-class instructors
Location in vehicle while instructing
Minimum driving experience: 5 years, same as in-class instructors
COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
Successfully complete minimum in-classroom instruction hours
Successfully complete in-classroom evaluation
Successfully complete minimum in-vehicle instruction hours
Successfully complete in-vehicle evaluation
FOLLOWING PROGRAM COMPLETION
Driver Education certification issued to student
Insurance discount
Time-reduction in GDL program (number of months): 3 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
BAC level while supervising: 0.05 BAC
Driver log
Licence held: Licence of class being learned
Location while supervising
Minimum Age
Time licensed: 4 years
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
N⁄A

CONTACT INFORMATION
Regulating Agency:
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
33 Riverside Drive
Charlottetown, PE
Phone: (902) 368-5228 
Website:
: http://www.gov.pe.ca/tpwpei/index.php3?number=78414
Legislation:
CHAPTER H-5 HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT, DRIVING SCHOOLS REGULATIONS
Pursuant to section 312 of the Highway Traffic Act R.S.P.E.I. 1988, Cap.
H-5, the Lieutenant Governor in Council made the following regulations:
Website:
: http://www.gov.pe.ca/law/regulations/pdf/H&05-18.pdf




WEBSITE
LIST OF APPROVED DRIVER EDUCATION SCHOOLS IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, InfoPEI - Driving instruction programs - http://www.gov.pe.ca/infopei/index.php3?number=797&lang=E