Ward 5 City Councillor Chad Collins wants to regulate Hamilton’s driving schools.
Two weeks ago, he moved a motion – now ratified by Council – in response to what he says are safety concerns in Ward 5 due to the number of driving schools using residential streets near the Kenora Avenue driver testing centre.
Collins clarified that his motion does not including truck driving schools, which are required to stay on truck routes while training.

That staff report back to Committee with legislative options and alternatives related to the regulation of driving schools in Hamilton that seeks to address the practice areas utilized by driving schools and individual driving instructors and that the information contained in the report include but not be limited to legislation adopted by neighbouring municipalities who have adopted driving school rules and regulations.