Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)

Professional Driver Improvement Course: Road Etiquette

Geared towards bringing your best face forward as a professional driver our PDIC will bring out the courtesy and proper business etiquette as the hallmarks of a successful driver.


Each PDIC program in Burnaby can be tailored to YOUR specific needs.

Feel free to discuss your requirements with us at 604-689-0110.


The following is a brief outline of the PDIC program:


  • Attitude, image, customer / public relations: their meaning and importance to professional drivers and employers.
  • Mental and physical fitness: pertaining to performance on the job.
  • Vehicle condition: defining how to inspect to meet regulatory and legal safety standards.
  • Adverse driving conditions: recognizing and responding safely.
  • Collision avoidance: recognizing, defining, and avoiding the situation.
  • Preventable accidents: understanding of what a preventable accident is.
  • Backing: recognizing hazards, taking precautions and defining safe backing techniques.
  • Defensive driving: course review and presentation of a Defensive Driving video session.
  • Maximum of 8 students per course


Total hours PDIC training: 6 hours: $600 (excludes GST)

Practical Driving Session (on-the-job evaluation)
Particular attention will be paid to problems, previously identified by the driver or the employer.


  • Tips and suggestions for driving techniques, practicing defensive driving techniques and how to apply them, and understanding their advantages.
  • Written report / evaluation for your files and or a PDIC Certificate available.
  • If applicable, travel time to your premises is billed out at $80/hour.


Evaluation duration 2 hours:
Your vehicle: $180
North Shore Driving School vehicle: $240
(Prices exclude GST)


North Shore Driving School also serves Coquitlam, Surrey, Richmond, Langley, and Abbotsford.


If you would like to schedule a PDIC course in North Vancouver or Burnaby, contact North Shore Driving School for more information.

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