Who may bring me for my road test in Ontario?G1 drivers must be accompanied by a G licensed driver who has had their licence for at least four years.
What must I bring with me on the day of my road test?Bring your vehicle and current licence.
Where is the easiest place to take the road test in Ontario?Some believe that Aurora, Simcoe, and possibly any place in Northern Ontario are the easiest places to take the road test. Anywhere out of the city may be the easiest place because there is less traffic to contend with. Consider this, if you need an “easy” place for your road test, you may not be ready for the realities and responsibilities of the road.
What can I do in order to pass the Ontario road test the first time?Adequately prepare yourself and show the examiner that you are well alert and well aware of the road. Since Ontario’s expectations are different from those in other provinces, you will do well to read Chapters 2, 3, and 6 of the MTO Driver’s Handbook to see what will be expected on the road test.
What things should I keep in mind when taking my driver’s test in Ontario?Here are some tips that will help you look great in front of the examiner.
- Give exaggerated head movements in order to show that you are aware of the traffic around you.
- Try to drive the exact speed limit. It’s ok to drive a little under just don’t go over. Also, make sure that your speed is practical for the situation.
- Use, use, use those turn signals
- Drive slowly through parking lots
- Follow the rules of merging and exiting from a highway
What common mistakes would cause me to fail the Ontario road test?We know you want to do your best to not make any mistakes that would cause you to fail your road test. Here are errors that applicants seem to make often:
- Recklessly changing lanes by not observing blind spots
- Making “rolling” stops instead of complete stops at stop signs
- Turning into the wrong lane
- Disrupting traffic by going too slow
- Merging onto a highway more slowly than the speed of the highway traffic
- Riding with distractions in the car
- Lack of vehicle control
What will I have to do when I take the driver’s test in Ontario?Don’t worry about being confused about what to do during your driving exam. Before the test begins, the driver examiner will explain to you everything you will be required to do. You will be asked 2 questions before the test begins:
- Do you require glasses or corrective lenses for driving?
- Do you suffer, or have you ever been advised by a physician that you suffer from heart disease, stroke, diabetes requiring insulin to control, epilepsy, seizure disorder, loss of consciousness or awareness, or any other medical condition or physical disability that may affect your safe operation of a motor vehicle?
Your vehicle will be checked in order to see if it properly functions. You will then proceed in showing the examiner how well you do the following:
– Use your signal and brake lights
– Use your accelerator and brakes
– Adjust safety devices
– Back up
– Observe other cars
– Overtake and pass other vehicles
– Obey all traffic signs and laws
Do I have to Parallel Park on the Ontario road test?Yes, you will be required to parallel park. Here’s an important tip… remember to use your signal light while parallel parking.
Will I have to wear contacts/glasses when taking my Ontario road test?Only if you normally use glasses or contacts to see with. In fact, one of the first two questions the examiner will ask is if you wear glasses or contacts.
Will anyone be allowed in the car with me during my Ontario road test?No, only you and the examiner will be in the car during the road test.
What happens if I fail my driver’s test in Ontario numerous times?Take it again… .there is no limit to the number of times you can take the road test.