Dave's Driving Academy

We offer the MTO-approved Beginner Driver Education (BDE) course, commonly known as “Driver’s Ed” for the Timiskaming District.


Dave has over 40 years of driving experience. Dave has taken defensive driving courses as a former member of the Temiskaming Shores Fire Department and recently graduated as a Driving Instructor through the Canadian Pro Drivers program.


Dave has a Civil Engineering background and worked for the City of Temiskaming Shores for 32 years in a variety of positions.


Dave has successfully completed the “Basic In-car Driver Instructor Course” in accordance with the MTO standards at Fanshawe College (London, Ont.) provided through Candian Pro Drivers.

Features of Our Courses

Why Choose Us?

Our instructor has years of experience behind the wheel.


Take driver's-Ed (BDE) or private lessons according to your needs.

Learn Online at Your Own Pace

Complete the 30 hours at your own pace online.

Professional Certification

Our driving instructor is MTO Certified.

Temiskaming District

Serving New Liskeard, Haileybury, Cobalt, and Dymond.


What our students say...

34 Ratings
Student Reviews
“Dave was able to work around my schedule and help me pass my drivers test with confidence.”
Emma Hart
“My friends told me to go to DDA and they were right. The self paced learning was exactly what i needed.”
Eddie Johnson
“Dave helped me parallel park like a pro.”
Jonathan Doe
“Dave's new vehicles were clean and great to drive.”
Mike Edward