FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

QUESTION

Is it possible to make up a missed classroom session and still receive my insurance reduction certificate?  If so, how?

Make up the night at the next session in your town or another town where we offer courses at no cost.  If that does not work we can work out a private lesson for a additional fee.

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What constitutes a passing grade for the classroom portion of a course that I take from Regent Driving School?

80%

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QUESTION

How many times can I rewrite the exam for the classroom training?

You can rewrite the exam twice.  If you fail to get 80% on your third attempt on the exam, you will need to attend another 15 hour classroom session.

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What is the cost to write the classroom exam?

There is no cost.  You must schedule it with the instructor of your course.  Contact us for more information.

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When will I be notified to start my in-vehicle lessons?

Within two weeks of completing the classroom portion of the course.

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QUESTION

What is the passing grade for the in-vehicle portion of the driving course from Regent Driving School?

75%

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If I do not achieve a passing grade within the allotted 10 hours of in-vehicle instruction, what are my options?

Extra lessons are available at additional cost.  Students that are considered in danger of failing are encouraged to practice at home.

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QUESTION

Does driver training include my road test for getting my drivers license?

No, the Government of Alberta grants you a Class 5 GDL driving license after you take a basic road test at your local registry.

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When can I drive for my 10 hours of on-road course training?

Anytime during the day as long as your not missing a high school core subject.

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How long will it take to complete my in-vehicle portion of the training?

It can take up to 3 months, depending on your availability.  You have one year from the start date of the course (classroom portion) to complete the entire course.  Otherwise it expires and you have to start over.

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QUESTION

Does passing the registry basic road-test give me a class 5 driver's license?

No, it will give you a probationary license (class 5GDL).  You need to be suspension free for 12 consecutive months and no fines at the time of your advanced road test.

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QUESTION

What is re-classing my license and why would I want that?

Re-classing is the term used to describe moving your license from class 7 GDL to class 5 GDL and from class 5 GDL to a regular class 5.  Each class of license comes with its own set of restrictions.

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What do I do with my Course Completion Certificate once I get it from you?

Photocopy it.  The registry will keep the original copy we give you so you will want to give a copy to your insurance company to receive your discount.  Please make an extra photocopy for your own records.

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