The following are frequently asked questions. If you have other professional driver training questions for Andy, drop him a line (askandy[at]drivemti.com) and he will get you an answer.
1. How long will it take to get my License?
Class 1 Licence and The MTI Way Training – 8 weeks
CMP (for students that meet the MTI Way requirements) – 4 weeks
Total for full The MTI Way program – 12 weeks
2. Do I need my air brake endorsement course?
You will need to complete a certified air brake course and pass a written test through ICBC before you can take your Class 1, 2, or 3 road test. The Air brakes endorsement course is included in The MTI Way program. MTI also offers Air Brakes Endorsement courses on a regular basis.
3. What extra costs will I have to pay to receive my License?
Written tests (air brakes, Class 1 learner’s) $15each
Class 1 road test fee – $60
License renewal fee – $17 or $75 depending on the date of your regular renewal.
Medical Processing Fee – $28
A medical exam may be required, fees will vary according to each medical office, approx. $95 to $150.
4. What kind of vehicle does each class cover?
Class 2 – Bus, including school bus, or any class 4 or 5 vehicle.
Class 3 – Single unit vehicle with more than two axles, such as dump trucks or large tow trucks.
Class 4 (unrestricted) – Taxi, ambulance, vehicle transporting disabled persons, small bus or school bus that seats a maximum of 25 people, including driver.
Class 4 (restricted) – Taxi, ambulance or vehicle transporting disabled persons.
Class 5 – Any two axle passenger vehicle, motor home, limited speed motorcycles, mopeds or mini-scooters.
Class 6 – Motorcycle.
5. What do I need to study for a Class 1, 2 or 3 learner’s license?
6. When can I start my training course?
7. If I have any questions about my license who can I call?
8. What age requirements are there for air brakes, Class 1, 2 and 3?
Class 1 – 19 years old with a valid BC class 5 or out-of-province equivalent driver’s license.
Class 2 – 19 years old with a valid BC class 5 or out-of-province equivalent driver’s license.
Class 3 – 18 years old with a valid BC class 5 or out-of-province equivalent driver’s license.