While licence suspensions and revocations are generally the responsibility of the region and provincial ministries responsible for motor vehicles, some traffic offences (e.g., dangerous driving and impaired driving) are offences set out in the Canadian Criminal Code. Imprisonment is often imposed on repeat offenders and drivers convicted of death or grievous bodily harm for Criminal Code offences. Manitoba • Class 5L (learner`s licence): Minimum age: 16 years old (15.5 years old if you are participating in the high school driver training program) and must have a supervising driver in the front seat who has held a full driver`s licence for at least 3 years. • Class 5I (Intermediate Vehicle Permit): Can be applied for 9 months after receiving your Class 5L permit. • Class 5F (Full Vehicle Driver`s License): Obtained after at least 15 months with a Class 5I driver`s license. After 12 months at Level I or 8 months with completion of a state-approved driving school program that includes both face-to-face and in-car training, a road test can be taken to advance to Level II. Upon successful completion of the road test, you will be promoted to Level II of the multi-level licensing program. Phase II lasts 12 months and has fewer restrictions than the initial phase. Passengers are allowed during the day, but between 12:00 and 5:00, the Level II driver must be accompanied by a licensed driver with 4 years of driving experience and must not have other passengers in the vehicle. The blood alcohol level of drivers must remain at 0% during this phase.

During the apprenticeship phase, the candidate must have been in possession of a class 1 student certificate for 3 months OR for 1 month if the candidate is at least 25 years old. either have 60 months` cumulative professional experience as the holder of a category 5 driving licence; is registered for truck driver training attested by the vocational training diploma issued by the Ministère de l`Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport and has successfully completed all the mandatory sections of the program required to drive on the road without a companion; or already holds a Class 2 or 3 driver`s licence. Reserved lanes In the city, you must yield to transit buses that want to enter traffic after leaving a bus stop if there is a right-of-way sign at the back of the bus. In addition, some cities use special lanes for public transport (bus and taxi). You must respect this rule, paying particular attention to the times indicated on the road sign. To legally drive a car in Canada, you need a driver`s license. As long as you have a valid driver`s license from your home country and it is issued in English or French, you can drive in Canada. How long you can drive with a foreign driver`s licence after you arrive depends on the province. In British Columbia, it has been up to six months since the last border crossing, while in Ontario it is only three months. Note that drivers who wish to upgrade to a Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 driver`s license must have a Class 5 driver`s license (without probationary period) and must be at least 18 years old to apply.

[2] Since a lease is a legal agreement, make sure you understand the terms of the lease before you sign it. In Newfoundland and Labrador, you can apply for a learner`s licence for Class 5 vehicles (passenger cars or light commercial vehicles) at age 16 and can only get your driver`s licence at age 17 (unless you are a Young Drivers of Canada graduate) and Class 6 vehicles (motorcycles). [11] Upon completion and successful completion of a written knowledge test and an eye test, a Class 5 Level I licence will be issued. This permit, commonly known as a “learning permit”, is limited to one passenger in the vehicle who must hold a license of at least 4 years, has a blood alcohol level of 0% and is not allowed to drive between 12:00 and 5:00. A “novice driver” sign must also be affixed to the rear windshield. Parental consent is required for applicants under the age of 19. [12] Ontario has had a tiered licensing system since 1994. It can take as little as 20 months to get a full driver`s license. However, a driver must hold a full driver`s licence (G) within five years of obtaining a learning licence (G1). If you`re driving across Canada, it`s a good idea to make sure you know the legal driving age for all the provinces you can cross along the way. Information on legal requirements and driving rules in Canada.