Alberta government looking for feedback on changes to driver testing

Posted November 21, 2019 4:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ After rolling out a number of changes in an attempt to improve the road-testing process for drivers in Alberta, the…

Alberta to hire 20 new licensed driver examiners to meet increased demand for tests

As a way to help reduce wait times for road tests in Alberta, the government plans to hire private examiners to conduct the tests. Alberta Transportation Minister Ric McIver announced Thursday the province will hire people from outside the government…

No decision on whether hiring private driver examiners will become a permanent fix: Ric McIver

September 12 2019 2:25pm Minister of Transportation Ric McIver said private licensed driver examiners know they are being hired temporarily to help cut down the lengthy wait times for driver tests, and said no decision has been made on whether…

Private driver examiners will be hired Alberta-wide as needed to ease backlog: McIver

Alberta Minister of Transportation Ric McIver said private licensed driver examiners will be hired across the province where the need is greatest, not just in Edmonton and Calgary, and said it will help as we head into the slower season…

Alberta government hiring private examiners to help cut driver’s licence road test wait times

Alberta Minister of Transportation Ric McIver said the previous NDP government rushed the implementation of the public road testing and announced private licensed driver examiners will be hired to temporarily help cut down the lengthy wait times some people are…

Hiring private driver examiners won’t change current public system in Alberta: Ric McIver

September 12 2019 2:12pm Alberta Minister of Transportation Ric McIver said hiring private licensed driver examiners won’t change the current government-run road testing system, but will instead supplement it in order to help cut down the lengthy wait times. ‘…

Alberta to announce ‘immediate changes’ to reduce driver test wait times

The government is set to reveal its plan Thursday to lower the lengthy waits for road tests in Alberta. READ MORE: ‘Chaos in the industry’: Complaints mount over new Alberta driver exam system Story continues below In a news release,…

Alberta’s lengthy road test scheduling process faces new roadblocks

There’s been a lot of stop-and-go when it comes to scheduling a road test in Alberta — mostly stop. Now some people are blaming bulk or multiple bookings. Calgary mom Denise D’Arcy is one of them. “People double-booking or booking…