“Our driving lessons can help anyone become a better and safer driver! Develop good driving knowledge, skills, and with a good attitude, you have your best defence.”
Driving a vehicle is one of the most dangerous things that many people do on a regular basis. Our goal is to help you improve your skills and knowledge so that you can enjoy a lifetime of safe driving.
Our owner/ driving coach, Jesse van der Meulen, has been helping drivers gain better skills and knowledge for over five years. He worked for one of the best driving schools in the North Okanagan and now he is excited to take all that he’s learned and offer it to you with our school in Vernon.
We teach new inexperienced drivers as well as those who have been driving for decades. Whether you are taking your first driving test, or just wanting to keep your driving skills up, we are here to help you.
We’ve bought a 2012 Toyoya Yaris as the teaching car for our driving school. The joke with this one is that mechanics hate these cars because they never get to work on them! Our car is a nice bright red colour, which makes it very visible on the road, is outfitted with dual controls (an extra gas and brake pedal) so that the instructor can take control of the car if that becomes necessary. This car is commercially inspected annually to make sure it is safe to be used for teaching driving lessons.
About Best Defence Driving Academy
Our driving school can help anyone become a better and safer driver! Develop good driving knowledge, skills, and with a good attitude, you have your best defence. We give training to people of all ages and skill levels.
2100A 42nd Avenue Vernon BC V1T 3J3