Baughan Agencies Ltd.

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Wainwright, Alberta  T9W 1P3
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Alberta's Graduated Driver Licensing Program

As of May 20, 2003 there are new rules for new drivers in Alberta.  Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) will ensure new drivers, regardless of age, get the support, skills and experience they need t handle the complex task of driving.

In order to upgrade your licence, (for eg. to Class 1) you must first have completed the GDL program and be fully licensed, including successful completion of the advanced road test.

Stage 1 - Learner

To receive your Learner's Licence (Class 7), you must pass a vision test and a written knowledge test.  Anyone 14 years or older can receive a Learner's Licence, but until you turn 18, you need to have your parent's consent.  The Learner Stage lasts for a minimum of one year but can be renewed indefinitely.

    Conditions:

    To become a Probationary Driver you must:

Shared Conditions for Learner's and Probationary Drivers:

Stage 2 - Probationary

Once you've successfully passed through the Learner Stage, you will enter into the Probationary Stage.  You must have spent at least one year as a Learner.

    To become a fully licensed driver you must: