Driver Guides

It takes study and practice to be a safe driver. With the knowledge and skill that comes from education and training, drivers will become more aware of their responsibilities when behind the wheel and the role they play in improving traffic safety. Driving is a privilege; everyone who drives must be licensed to drive properly and safely.

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Becoming a Driver

The Driver’s Guide provides information on how to obtain a learner’s license or driver’s license for passenger vehicles, small trucks, vans and recreational vehicles.

Driver’s Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing  (pdf 17.61 MB) Version July 2016

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Pass Your Driving Test

Additional Resources

Online practice tests: these tests will show you what types of questions you may be asked. Please note, these online practice tests do not use the same software as the tests at the registry agent offices. There will be differences in how questions are displayed and how you move between questions.

Class 5 Course

This basic driving course will prepare you for your Class 5 road test.  It includes fifteen hours of classroom time and ten hours of driving time.  Classes are held on Saturdays from 9:00am until 5:30 and Sundays  from 12;30pm until 9:00pm.  in car driving lessons consists of five 2 hour lessons that can be booked anytime Monday to Sunday between 8:00am and 8:00pm.  Upon successfully completing the course, a certificate of insurance will be issued.

A class 5 license permits you to drive any two axle single motor vehicle, including a moped but excluding a motorcycle.  You will also be allowed to operate a recreational vehicle with a trailer so long as the trailer has no more than 2 axles and is NOT equipped with air-brakes.

You must be at least 16 years old to obtain a class 5 license.  You must be at least 14 years old, and have a class 7 license, in order take this course.

In preparation for the test, you can download the driving rules booklet from the Alberta Government Website.