Gold Star Professional Driving School's mission is to teach its students everything they need to know on the road. We have worked with many different people including new and experienced drivers and we ensure that the service we provide is unique to every individual to provide a comfortable and fun learning environment.
Our Burnaby driving school office is located beside ICBC in Burnaby.
Below are a list of services we offer. Visit our pricing page for more details.
Class 1 - Tractor Trailers
If you are interested in learning how to drive a tractor trailer or already have a Class 1 license and simply need to brush up on some skills then you have come to the right place. Our ICBC certified instructors will teach you everything you need to know and will allow you to have a hands on experience operating our trucks. Our packages are designed to both beginners and advanced drivers.
Class 3 - Straight Trucks
Are you considering a career in trucking but don't have a Class 3 license? We can help you! Our packages give you an air brake course as well as 1-on-1 road lessons with an instructor. A Class 3 license is required if you want to be a paramedic, delivery driver or iif you want to drive a tow truck or school bus.
Class 5 - Small Vehicles
If you are a new driver and are looking for some professional road lessons, we can help you. Our Burnaby driving school is ICBC certified and our instructors are experienced professionals who will teach you what you need to know. We also welcome experienced drivers and seniors who are looking for some extra practice.
Air Brake Course
Before you can begin your Class 1 and Class 3 road lessons, you must take a mandatory 16 hour air brake course. This course is offered on weekends and is available through many driving schools including our driving school in Burnaby.
Why Should You Take Driving Lessons?
Our driving school in Burnaby has professional and experienced driving instructors who will be happy and more than willing to work with you. We offer Class 1, Class 3 and Class 5 driving lessons to both new and experienced drivers. You get to choose how many lessons you want to start with, there is no pressure to purchase a package. We would be happy to sit down with you and discuss your driving history/experience in order to help you decide how many hours you need. Many of our students start off with an hour to get a feel for our driving school and almost always end up purchasing a package afterwards. Our instructors, experience and prices speak for themselves!
In order go get a Class 5 license, you need to take a knowledge test at ICBC in Burnaby. If you pass, you are rewarded with a Class 7L license which you must hold for a specified amount of time. There are restrictions such as: you must drive with an adult over the age of 25 and you cannot drive past a certain time. This is to ensure your safety as well as the safety of those around you. You can practice driving with a parent or guardian until you are ready for your road test. When you pass your road test you then get a Class 7 license which allows you to drive by yourself. You can only have one family member plus one non-family member with you. You may not use a handheld or bluetooth device and you may not operate the vehicle after consuming alcohol. After you have had your N for a couple years you then take another road test for your Class 5 license. This license can be obtained without the help of a driving school such as our driving school in Burnaby.
A commercial license like a Class 1 license or Class 3 license requires the help of a driving school, especially if you have never driven a truck before. We are here to help you. Our Burnaby driving school is equipped with new and pleasant to drive trucks as well as experienced and professional driving instructors who will be sure to help you pass your road test.