MTO APPRVED ONLIE BDE COURSE 

The Trubicars driver instruction course gives participants the opportunity to interact on multiple levels. Practice activities that have been integrated into the course include many scenario-based questions and activities that help to reinforce the material while improving retention of the information.

 

  • Learning through Trubicars online course gives students a full year of access to a course approved by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario.

  • Highly interactive slides, activities, and videos are central to the learning.

  • Students can learn at their own pace, working from the comfort of their own homes, schools, work, or anywhere, at any time of the day or night.

  • Course support is also available each day between 8 am and 10 pm.    

 

This course is broken into three sections:

  • ·         20 hours of online theory,

  • ·         10 hours of digital instructions/homelinks, and

  • ·         10 hours of private in-vehicle lessons.

In total, students should expect to spend a minimum of 40 hours on the MTO BDE certification.

 

 

Introduction

  1. Our course code of conduct

  2. Course introduction

 

Session 1 RULES OF THE ROAD

1. Importance of traffic laws and regulations 

2. Traffic control devices 

3. Quiz

Session 2 THE VEHICLE AND ITS COMPONENTS

1. Basic Vehicle components

2. Pre-Trip checks circle checks

3. Quiz 

Session 3 VEHICLE HANDLING

1. Safe and responsible vehicle control 

2. Safe and responsible handling of the vehicle under various conditions 

3. Collision avoidance and basic manoeuvres

4. Principles of skid control and slide control 

5. Quiz

Session 4 DRIVER BEHAVIOUR

1. Adjusting driving behaviour for different driving conditions 

2. Control over emotions 

3. Positive driving attitudes and behaviours

4. Responsible and informed decision marking 

5. Quiz 

Session 5 RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY

1. Safe and responsible response to emergency situations 

2. Leadership in promoting safe driving 

3. Environmentally conscious and efficient driving behaviour 

4. Lifelong learning approach to driving 

5. Module quiz

Session 6 SHARING THE ROAD

1. Co-operative driving 

2. Appropriate communication with other road users 

3. Quiz 

Session 7 ATTENTION

1. Safe and responsible actions related to impaired driving 

2. Distracted Driving 

3. Managing attention 

4. Quiz 

Session 8 PERCEPTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT ​

1. Safe and proper observation skills 

2. Accurate perception of personal limits, abilities and risk tolerance 

3. Accurate risk perception 

4. Recognition and avoidance of common collision situations 

5. Potential hazards of driving and effective responses

6. Effective decision marking to ensure safe driving 

7. Driving actions to minimize risk 

8. Quiz

FINAL EXAM​

The exam is a total of 35 questions and you must obtain a 70% or higher score to pass the course as per the BDE  MTO Standards. You have 3 attempts to pass the final exam. 

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