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Becoming a Driver
The Driver's Guide provides information on how to obtain a learner's license or driver's license for passenger vehicles, small trucks, vans and recreational vehicles.
Driver's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing (Web version) Version May 2013
Driver's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing (pdf 7.11 MB) Version May 2013
Guide du conducteur sur la conduite, la sécurité et la délivrance de permis de conduire (pdf 8.56 MB) Version May 2013. Produced by the Francophone Secretariat of Alberta Culture
Geared to Go: A Workbook for Coaching New Drivers (pdf 1.99 MB)
Driver knowledge test available in ten languages (pdf 58.5 KB)
Retailers for the Driver’s Guide in Selected Languages (pdf 239.7 KB)
Translators for Driver Licence Knowledge Tests
Effective April 18, 2011, all Translators providing these services will be required to present a Translator Identification Number (TIN) as approved by Alberta Transportation.
In order to obtain a TIN, a completed application form must be submitted to Alberta Transportation directly or via fax # 780-427-0833, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or through any registry agent location. The Translator Application form is available at any Registry Agency, and on the Alberta Transportation’s website below.
Please note that the application requires an Operator’s Licence number for personal identification and proof of accreditation with a registry agent or an approved translation organization. The list of approved organizations is listed below.
List of Approved Translator Agencies (pdf 18.8 KB)
Translator Application (pdf 66.0 KB)
Becoming a Rider
Provides additional information on how to obtain a motorcycle operator's license and is used as a supplement to the Driver's Guide.
Rider's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing (Web version) Version January 2013
Rider's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing (pdf 3.09 MB) Version January 2013
New Motorcycle Test (pdf 743K)
New Motorcycle Test Information Handout (pdf 1.7 MB)
Owning and Operating a Small Vehicle in Alberta (pdf 1.0 MB)
Safety for Cyclists and Motorists
Information on safety for cyclists and motorists on where to ride and share the road. Click on the link below.
City of Edmonton - Let's Get There Together
Becoming a Commercial Driver
Provides additional information on driving as a profession, such as driving large trucks, tractor-trailers, taxis, emergency vehicles and buses and is used as a supplement to the Driver's Guide.
Commercial Driver's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing (Web version) Version April 2013
Commercial Driver's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing (pdf 5.93 MB) Version April 2013