The BC Safe Driving Course is an online defensive driving course designed to teach the fundamental rules of the road and enhance safe driving practices for British Columbia drivers. The course is presented in modules broken down by topics with exam questions relevant to each section following the modules. The exam contains multiple choice and True / False questions, all of which are derived from the course material.
Students are expected to follow the teaching material as presented in the modules, learn the important lessons from each module and then answer questions flowing directly from the course material. There are no “trick” questions, although correct answers require a good understanding of the course material and the rules of the road in BC.
The British Columbia Safe Driving Course is intended to assist individuals to become better and more informed drivers, to have a more complete knowledge of the rules of the road, as well as driving laws and regulations. One course emphasis is the obligations drivers have to one another to ensure drivers understand why road safety in BC is important for everyone.
The course was designed in consultation with professionals, driving instructors and educators to ensure that learners gain the important knowledge about safe driving and road safety in BC.
With our focused approach to road safety in BC, the British Columbia Safe Driving Course offers dedicated courses on aspects of road safety including:
The BC Safe Driving Course: the first online Defensive Driving Course designed specifically for BC Drivers. This course is a comprehensive defensive driving program designed to teach responsible driving practices and to help drivers of all experience levels become better drivers. This course covers the rules of the road and the obligations of drivers
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