Skills and Maneuvers

As you prepare for a driving test, you'll need all the help you can get. You need your licence to keep up with your friends or even find a new job. If you have lost your licence, you need to earn it back quickly so you can resume life as normal. To do well on your driving test, you must acquire or update your skills. Find the practice you need at Westside Driving School in West Kelowna.


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Kelowna Driving Lessons

Develop the Skills You Need to Pass a Driving Test

Develop the Skills You Need to Pass a Driving Test

Westside Driving School teaches the crucial skills you need to earn a driver's licence. Use our program to get more in-depth training on different driving techniques. We teach the following skill categories at our driving school in West Kelowna:

  • Challenging turns
  • Freeway driving
  • Defensive driving habits
  • Parking skills
  • Difficult maneuvers

Practice in Our Classroom and on the Road

To develop all of your skills, we offer driving and classroom instruction. Our instructors will walk you through the driving test to help you do well on your final exam. In class, you will receive background information about different maneuvers and rules you can apply effectively on the road. We walk you through all necessary information, so you have plenty of chances to learn and improve.


And to demonstrate what you've learned, our instructors will accompany you for practice drives in the city and on the highway.

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Choose an Experienced Driving School

Westside Driving School in West Kelowna has served drivers like you since 1994. We hire experienced drivers and proven teachers to ensure you receive the skills you need. Our curriculum helps you learn driving techniques intuitively, and gives you lifelong skills you can utilize long after your final driving exam.


If you need to improve your driving skills and maneuvers, call us at 250‑769‑1181 today. Review the following list to identify the maneuver you need to learn the most.

Skills and Maneuvers

  • Pre-trip
  • Safety devices
  • Stopping/starting
  • Steering
  • Lane tracking
  • Right turns
  • Left turns
  • Controlled intersections
  • Cul-de-sac
  • 4-way stops
  • Uncontrolled intersections
  • Running commentary
  • Self-correcting
  • See-think-do
  • Regulation knowledge
  • Risk perception
  • Anticipating
  • Communicating
  • Identifying hazards
  • Minimizing risk
  • Backing
  • 360 check
  • Backing right
  • Backing left
  • Crossing intersections
  • Lane changes
  • Intersection safety scan
  • Right turn at large intersection
  • Freeway driving: entering
  • Freeway driving: lane change
  • Freeway driving: emergency conditions
  • Freeway driving: exiting
  • Freeway driving: signs
  • Observation skills
  • L-turn at large intersection
  • Turn lane at large intersection
  • S-maneuver
  • Space cushion
  • Yielding
  • Merging
  • Curb/hill parking
  • Parallel Parking
  • Stall parking: front
  • Stall parking: back
  • Angle parking
  • Emergency vehicle
  • Traffic control
  • Pedestrian
  • Cyclists
  • Motorcyclists
  • Animals: large/small
  • Night time
  • Strange areas
  • Highway driving
  • Highway driving: curves
  • Highway driving: grade
  • Highway driving: exiting
  • City driving: pedestrians
  • City driving: vision skills
  • City driving: traffic circles
  • 2-point turns
  • 3-point turns
  • U-turns
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