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First Route Driving School Ltd

Brockville’s premier Driver Training  school. With over 10 years of experience in Brockville and the surrounding area, our team looks forward to delivering either our MTO approved BDE course, private lessons, or road test packages!

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Pricing

BDE Course Package

Additional coupons may apply.

In-Class

BDE Course Schedule

Belleville In-Class Dates:

Classes located inside the Pioneer Building of Loyalist College

October 15,16 and 22,23, 2022

November 12,13 and 19,20

Brockville In-Class Course Dates:

Classes are located at 1911 Parkedale Ave, upstairs.

October 15,16 and 22,23, 2022

November 12,13 and 19,20

Kingston In-Class Dates:

Classes located at 1128 Clyde Court.

October 15,16 and 22,23, 2022

November 12,13 and 19,20

Services

What We Can Do For You

First Route Driving School offers our MTO Approved Digital BDE Course including a minimum of 10 hours of in-car instruction.

We also offer private 1-on-1 lessons to anyone looking to brush up on their driving skills, prepare for a road test, or gain confidence behind the wheel.

MTO Approved BDE Course

20 Hours Online Self-Paced Instruction

10 Hours of Online Homework

10 Hours of 1-on-1 In-Car Instruction

Private Lessons

Private 1-on-1 In-Car Lessons

Road Test Packages (Warm Up Lesson and Use of Car for Road Test)

 

Don’t Settle For Less

Learn From the Experts with Over 15 Years Experience!

Our instructors are all carefully chosen and trained to the highest standards. Our instructors have experience with students of all ages and abilities. Take advantage of our professional and supportive instruction!

Joe is an absolutely amazing driving instructor! He’s incredibly understanding and very patient.I had a lot of anxiety about doing things like three point turns and highway driving and he was very understanding and clear well answering all my questions and helping me along those paths.Since I’ve started taking drivers ed, I’ve highly recommended it to multiple people in my age group and that’s completely based on my experience with Joe.An easy five stars, I’d give much higher if I could 💕
Awkward Dragonfruit
Awkward Dragonfruit
16:02 15 Sep 22
this review is for Lauren one of the funniest and best driving teachers ever thank you so much 🙂 you always know how to teach and have fun during our lessons.
cheyenne crawford
cheyenne crawford
13:49 10 Aug 22
Had to do G test post small accident, fatal mistake didnt take lesson prior to test.had 150 mins lessons with Lauren prior to repeat exam.Passed easily. Lauren, was great teacher, honest ,straight talker, critical when necessary.HIGHLY RECOMMEND,do not hesitate call Lauren.John Q
john quigley
john quigley
23:14 04 Aug 22
I've been doing private lessons with Lauren (and one with Joe too!) and I can honestly say that the only reason I got my license was because of their help and support. Both were incredibly patient, knowledgeable, and friendly. The idea of driving always gave me anxiety, but Lauren helped my gain so much confidence and I couldn't be more grateful. She was able to make driving a fun experience, something I never thought would be the case for me! The way she taught things made it really easy for me to absorb everything and work good driving habits into me early. Thanks so much, Lauren & Joe!
Erica J
Erica J
13:59 03 Aug 22
On behalf of Ashley ParkinsonI had Joe as an instructor, he was great! I registered early and had to delay my lessons, he was awesome with the Followup and upfront about how far out he was booking so I made sure I got all my lessons in before my test date. When I ran in to a struggle getting someone to take me for my test he was right there with the car and a warmup lesson to ease my nerves.My overall experience was great! He was knowledgeable, calm and understanding. When a mistake happened he gave both positive and negative feedback to help correct anything wrong, he also built on the new skills and did various road routes to get me comfortable behind the wheel and at ease.
Joshua Merkley-Pogue
Joshua Merkley-Pogue
23:00 06 Jul 22
My son's instructor, Joe was amazing! He worked with our schedule and supported him with many tips to enhance his driving skills! Highly recommend his expertise!
Lesa Jones
Lesa Jones
16:37 05 Jul 22
I had an incredible experience with my instructor, Lauren. She is insanely friendly and amazing to be around. She is incredibly patient and understanding and she goes out of her way to make your experience the best it can be. Lauren helped me with my nerves when driving and made me a way more confident driver. She taught me how to drive when I had never even touched a car before! She is a very talented teacher. She always makes learning to drive fun. She is the best! You can tell she truly cares about her students. I’m so lucky to have been taught by her!
Avery Isabel
Avery Isabel
20:05 30 Jun 22
There are positive and negative reviews on first route, but when it comes to Lauren, the driving instructor, you can't go wrong. She is the best thing that happened to me in first route and my driving experience. Always on time, jovial and with me every step of the way. SPOILER ALERT! everything she taught me was in the G2 road test. There was no way to fail something, I have been doing over and over again. I do not know if students choose instructors, but I'd highly recommend her.SincerelyEliud
Eliud
Eliud
23:02 24 Jun 22
I had a really great experience with my instructor Lauren, she was very calm and relaxed. She was able to teach me with the very little experience I had, she also helped with my nerves and hesitations about driving. It was a fun and enjoyable experience!
Brianna Hendricks
Brianna Hendricks
21:20 19 May 22
I had a great experience with Joe as my driving instructor. He was very friendly, calm and supportive. He was really good at giving me tips and helping me to gain confidence as I worked on my driving skills. I also had one lesson with Lauren, who was also a wonderful instructor.
Jenna Kelly
Jenna Kelly
16:32 06 May 22
I had an incredibly great experience with First Route. I had private classes with Steve and I purchased the package to use the car to do the road test. It was essential to pass on my road test. Thank to Steve, who knows pretty well how to teach and what is required to pass, I succesfully passed on the road test.
Mark Filliph Silva
Mark Filliph Silva
20:09 08 Mar 22
I just finished my in car lessons with Lauren and I just wanted to say what a great teacher she is she helped me with very little little experience to become id say a very well driver she helped me break my fear and hesitation in traffic she helped with parking skills she helped with throttle control she was a very personable teacher was a very fun experience thank you for helping me become the driver I am now.
Nick Henderson
Nick Henderson
23:45 15 Dec 21
Dave helped me become confident when driving and gave me lots of tips for taking my G2 test. Would definitely recommend to others! Dave is now at another business.
Danika Denison
Danika Denison
03:41 25 Aug 21
Dave is very nice teacher he make me pass in one time for g2 I always gonna thankful to him if you want to pass for your test in one shot I’ll recommend this preferred driving school
Parshant Sahu
Parshant Sahu
20:59 10 Aug 21
I learned a lot from here and I feel much more confident when I drive. I had Paula, Tony, and Willow as my driving instructors and they did a fantastic job teaching me! I would recommend learning to drive here!
Kari Young
Kari Young
18:07 20 Jul 21
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Lauren Eno

Hey, I’m Lauren, I joined First Route Driving School in 2021.

I may be new but I promise I’m up to speed! (No pun intended) I love this job and getting to meet all sorts of people. It is the most rewarding job and I love being able to help people reach that milestone of getting licensed.

If you want to have fun while learning to drive safe and proper with a few jokes along the way, then look no further!
Hop on in and enjoy the ride! I look forward to teaching you!

Joe Vandervelde

Hello, my name is Joe, and I joined First Route Driving School in 2021. As a driving instructor, my goals are to create safe driving skills for people of all levels of experience in a fun atmosphere. I have loved this job from the beginning as we get help you progress through the stages of getting your drivers license, which can feel very rewarding.

If you are looking for help gaining confidence from a supportive and friendly instructor then look no further.

Get In Touch

Kingston Head Office

1128 Clyde Court, Kingston, Ontario, K7P2E4

[email protected]