The following are frequently asked questions regarding driver training (FAQ). If you have other professional driver training questions for Andy, drop him a line (askandy[at]drivemti.com) and he will get back to you with an answer.
1. How long will it take to get my Licence?
– Class 1 Licence and The MTI Way Training – 8 weeks
– Coach-Mentorship Program (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?
However, you will need to complete a certified Air Brake Course and pass ICBC’s written test 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 stand-alone 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) – $15 each
- 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 – approximately $95 to $150
4. What kind of vehicle does each class cover?
- Class 1 – Any tractor/trailer combination and any other type of vehicle except motorcycles
- 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 licence who can I call?
8. What age requirements are there for air brakes, Class 1, 2 and 3?
- Air Brakes – 16 years old with a valid BC class 5 or out-of-province equivalent driver’s license.
- 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.