About North Shore Driving School

Under New Ownership

North Shore Driving School is owned and operated by Don Bailey who takes an active role in the operations and management of the company.

North Shore Driving School is bonded with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) and is a proud member of the Driving School Association of the Americas (DSAA).

BC’s Original Commercial Driving School

Established in 1961, North Shore Driving School remains synonymous with leadership in the driver training industry AND has been one of the premier driving schools in Vancouver, offering comprehensive training programs taught by government-certified instructors.

Both organizations and individuals trust our courses for teaching the best driving practices. Many families are sending second and third generations through our ICBC approved programs.

New Location in Kamloops

We will be opening a location in Kamloops in August 2020.

Class 5/7 and Class 1 Driving Instructor Training

Air Brake Refresher Courses

Group Defensive Driving Courses

Employee Evaluations


We also do specialized training for people with special needs or conditions such as paraplegics, amputees, and individuals who have suffered from strokes or injury.

The Commercial Truck Training Centre is located in Burnaby, the Car Division and Head Office is located in North Vancouver.

Companies We Have Worked With

We have provided professional driver training for the following companies to name a few:

  • B.C. Hydro / Accenture
  • Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI)
  • Canada Post
  • City of Richmond
  • Collingwood School
  • Community Therapists
  • Environment Canada
  • First Nations Bands and Employment Centers
  • Helijet
  • Jewish Community Centre
  • Lifescan Canada
  • Metro Vancouver
  • Movie Industry
  • North Shore Neighbourhood House
  • Fortis
  • Top Drawer Daycare
  • UBC & SFU
  • YVR (Vancouver Airport)
  • Watch the NSDS Feature on Global News!

Our instructor Eric and an NSDS student were featured on a Global News piece in response to an ICBC poll on driving habits. Every two minutes, a crash occurs in BC! Do you have bad habits you don’t even think about? Perhaps it’s time for a refresher course. Contact us today to learn more.

Our Partnerships

North Shore Driving School is proud to be a member of the following associations:

  • British Columbia Fleet Supervisors Association
  • British Columbia Truck Association (BCTA)