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Looking for driving instrutor for G test

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Looking for driving instrutor for G test

Hello,
I am looking for a driving instructor for my G test. I have to admit that I failed my G driving test before because I was slow. I believe now I am better but I still need an instructor to catch any problem I may have and take me to some common test routes. Please recommend anyone you have in mind. Greatly appreciate it.
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Signing up for a package at a driving school is cheaper. They have like $500 for mto approved driving and in class instructions and some site have separate 10 hr lesson for $250 packages.

But if you ask for additional lessons, they get pricy as they charge $50+ per hr. So sign up for either packages as the full course gets you insurance discount as well.
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Ginger19 wrote: Hello,
I am looking for a driving instructor for my G test. I have to admit that I failed my G driving test before because I was slow. I believe now I am better but I still need an instructor to catch any problem I may have and take me to some common test routes. Please recommend anyone you have in mind. Greatly appreciate it.
G test—I think that's an Ontario thing, right? Big province. I'm going To go out On a limb heRe and guess that yOu are iN ATikOkan?
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Ginger19 wrote: Hello,
I am looking for a driving instructor for my G test. I have to admit that I failed my G driving test before because I was slow. I believe now I am better but I still need an instructor to catch any problem I may have and take me to some common test routes. Please recommend anyone you have in mind. Greatly appreciate it.
If you need to practice the test route you are not ready for your liscense . Take some more lessons from a good school .
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You don't need common test routes.. just drive around the area and know your stuff.

If you can follow the signs, maintain your speed and check blind spots when making a lane change, that's like 90% of the test lol.
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Electrah wrote: You don't need common test routes.. just drive around the area and know your stuff.

If you can follow the signs, maintain your speed and check blind spots when making a lane change, that's like 90% of the test lol.
That's for g2 test, 15min. G test is 5 mins, getting on a hwy and getting off and the back to drive test centre.
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Burlington is a great test centre. There are test routes online you can look up.

Few instructors are risking their health to teach right now, so you better wait for a bit.
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peteryorkuca wrote: That's for g2 test, 15min. G test is 5 mins, getting on a hwy and getting off and the back to drive test centre.
Your G test was only highway and 5 mins? Not sure if things have changed, or you just got a lazy person testing you that wanted to go for lunch, or it was near the end of the shift perhaps.

My G test involved driving on city streets, parallel parking, parallel parking on a hill, changing lanes, rail road crossing, and highway. If you just drove on the highway, you got off easy imo.

I did do my test a long time ago, so maybe things have changed, i don't know though.
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I am surprised no one is hitting on the OP lol.

My daughter failed Burlington twice because she didn't pay attention to my warning about left turns. She passed in Oakville driving our RAV4H (much bigger than the Civic we paid her driving instructor to use on those two attempts). Had to teach her how to park properly (reverse, forward and parallel) too at the Go Train station. Good thing she didn't hit any of the parked cars lol.

She did take the Beginner Course at Ultimate Drivers. burlington@ultimatedrivers.ca
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G test shouldn't be just a 5 min hwy test. It includes everything on the G2 and more. I did my test many years ago and it was at least 30 mins.
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peteryorkuca wrote: That's for g2 test, 15min. G test is 5 mins, getting on a hwy and getting off and the back to drive test centre.
phuviano wrote: Your G test was only highway and 5 mins? Not sure if things have changed, or you just got a lazy person testing you that wanted to go for lunch, or it was near the end of the shift perhaps.

My G test involved driving on city streets, parallel parking, parallel parking on a hill, changing lanes, rail road crossing, and highway. If you just drove on the highway, you got off easy imo.

I did do my test a long time ago, so maybe things have changed, i don't know though.
Yeah I did my G a year ago and it was more than just a 5 min highway test. Only thing I didn't have to do that I did in my G2 was parallel park.. and then for my G they wanted me to forward + backward park too at the end.
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Electrah wrote: Yeah I did my G a year ago and it was more than just a 5 min highway test. Only thing I didn't have to do that I did in my G2 was parallel park.. and then for my G they wanted me to forward + backward park too at the end.
Could you elaborate what you did on G test year ago? Just pointers will be fine. Thanks!
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I did my test in aurora. Closest center to me and was pretty easy. My sister did it there too. You get tested on all the g2 test stuff and the highway. 3 point turn, parallel park, merging lanes. reversing into parking spot. Although usually if you reverse in from the start before the examiner comes they don't test you on reverse but its not a big deal. Funny thing before my sister's exam i taught her how to parallel park and she nailed it, while i pretty much bombed it. But I didn't hit the curb so there's that. When merging on the highway just make sure you get up to speed and then merge doesn't matter if you have to gun it to get up to speed just don't go over the speed limit.

*edit you really don't need lessons. If you have a g2 that means you already passed the test once. Just go on your own with a friend or family member that already has their g sit next to you and practice. Pretty much everything you did to get your g2 applies for the g test. Shoulder check etc.
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peteryorkuca wrote: Could you elaborate what you did on G test year ago? Just pointers will be fine. Thanks!
3 point turn, emergency stop and a bunch of stop signs in the residential areas, bunch of switching lanes and left/right turns, and then forward and back parking back at the test centre. Went on the highway twice.
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peteryorkuca wrote: Could you elaborate what you did on G test year ago? Just pointers will be fine. Thanks!
Are you a masochist? :)
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Thanks for your time. Unfortunately, I do not think I am getting the information I am asking for. I do not need a whole course for driving. I do a rental car or drive my brother's car sometimes. Since I failed my test before, I feel I need an instructor to ensure everything I am getting it right. I do not need to pick a location but need someone to point out to me that some zones/areas people lose points easily. I hope I explain myself clearly. Thanks.
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Ginger19 wrote: Thanks for your time. Unfortunately, I do not think I am getting the information I am asking for. I do not need a whole course for driving. I do a rental car or drive my brother's car sometimes. Since I failed my test before, I feel I need an instructor to ensure everything I am getting it right. I do not need to pick a location but need someone to point out to me that some zones/areas people lose points easily. I hope I explain myself clearly. Thanks.
Most if not all driving instructors know the routes anyway. And it helps to know where you're located in Ontario even if people want to recommend a good instructor.
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Ginger19 wrote: Thanks for your time. Unfortunately, I do not think I am getting the information I am asking for. I do not need a whole course for driving. I do a rental car or drive my brother's car sometimes. Since I failed my test before, I feel I need an instructor to ensure everything I am getting it right. I do not need to pick a location but need someone to point out to me that some zones/areas people lose points easily. I hope I explain myself clearly. Thanks.
Well if you failed already once, you already have a full list of your mistakes and what to watch out for next time?
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Ginger19 wrote: Thanks for your time. Unfortunately, I do not think I am getting the information I am asking for. I do not need a whole course for driving. I do a rental car or drive my brother's car sometimes. Since I failed my test before, I feel I need an instructor to ensure everything I am getting it right. I do not need to pick a location but need someone to point out to me that some zones/areas people lose points easily. I hope I explain myself clearly. Thanks.
Without sharing your info and location, what good does it do asking for some random instructor in Ontario?

Do you want a name and number of a instructor I know in thunderbay? Call any driving school and ask for what you are asking there.

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