1805 Snyder's Rd E

Petersburg, ON

(519) 745-2270

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Mon - Sat: 9am - 6pm

On-site training available

Bus and Truck Driver Training

That Will Put You on the

Road to Success

A Cost-Effective Way to Train Your Drivers

Training municipal staff to obtain their B (school bus), C (coach bus) or D (short truck) licence can be a time-consuming experience, not to mention costly to hire a full-time trainer.

So why not leave the responsibility to an expert that has almost 30 years’ experience in successfully helping drivers to obtain their certifications?

That’s where Maz’s Truck and Bus Driver Training comes into the picture. We provide one-on-one training to equip staff with all the tools they need to pass their commercial road tests, and can also help train them to obtain a Z endorsement (air brakes).

A High Standard in Driver Instruction

Maz’s has decades of experience in helping students learn the most modern and safest driving methods. Students learn how to manoeuvre in tight spaces, and confidently handle any situation they encounter.

Whether the driver is new or is interested in licence upgrading, you can count on the experience and expertise of Maz’s to help them achieve their goals through personalized instruction.

We can come right to your site to provide the training, and vehicles are also available to use for road tests.

Services That Cater to You

Maz’s provides the instruction that best fits your needs. Personalized training can be delivered at our Waterloo region site, or travel is available to your region for on-site training.

Instruction That's Useful Down the Road

Maz’s provides all the practical skills to help drivers pass their road tests, while teaching the safest driving techniques to serve students throughout their careers. Drivers will also learn all the rules of the road for compliance.

When you’re ready for the road test, Maz’s can provide a bus in good working order to use. Your instructor will work around existing schedules to make the process more convenient.

We cater to municipalities with limited budgets!

Maz's Range of Services to Help Prepare Drivers for Licence Upgrading

CLASS B

School Bus

CLASS C

Transit Bus / Highway Coach

CLASS D

Short Truck / Dump Truck / Fire Truck

Z

Air Brakes Endorsement

What Clients Are Saying

Maz’s provides one-on-one, on-site driver instruction to help students obtain a B, D or C licence, as well an air brake endorsement.

Students can expect a patient approach to teaching from the instructor, with helpful feedback on areas to improve prior to taking the road test. Read the feedback about how Maz’s helped students get to the next level!

I highly recommend MAZ'S to anyone wishing to learn. Bill worked with my schedule, assessing the areas to focus on, giving me the confidence, instruction enabling me to pass my BZ license the first time. Bill is a fantastic driving instructor, has lots of patience, good sense of humour, easy going attitude, flexible, explaining everything simply, precision, ability to remain calm helping me drive in a responsible, safe manner associated with traffic laws, signs, defensive driving, safety tips.

Chris V.

I have recently obtained a CZ License upgrade through Maz. The training provided was very useful, Maz makes sure you understand the importance and all the things you need to understand for your upgrade. He is very flexible with your schedule. I will definitely send my referrals to anyone I know to upgrade their license through Maz.

KikHol T

I had great experience with Mr. William Mazmanian. He is a goal and problem-solving oriented instructor...He is very clear for every aspect of my bus driving...and always give his comments on my driving skills. I want to thank him and Maz's License Upgrading.... Kim .... Highly recommended

Kim Chi Nguyen

I got my B class license through Maz. Maz is a well-experienced driving instructor, he will tell you the key point skills on how to operate the bus and prepare for the road test. He is detailed orientated and kind hearted as he will point out in detailed your problem, and make corrections with you patiently since he wants you to pass the test in as few lessons as possible. He is a friendly instructor that makes you more relaxed and indeed can speed up your confidence in the learning process.

William Cheung

William is a good instructor that wants nothing but for you to pass your road test. He simplified everything really well (turns, pre-trip, etc..) and made it headache free. The price isn't too bad and he was fairly flexible with his training times. I recommend Maz's if you are looking to obtain your B,C, or D.

Curtis Cressman

They helped me in my bus training, and now I think my staff should learn from the good truck trainer in Kitchener, their truck training in Kitchener is awesome and they are the best. Thanks for the help.

Varsha K

Consult the Official Handbook

To help you prepare for your road test, you should read Ontario’s official bus or truck driving handbook that outlines proper driving techniques as well as special regulations drivers need to know.

You can find a copy of these handbooks at a DriveTest centre and from some retail stores, or you can access them online

Obtaining a Class B Licence

This licence allows you to operate a school bus with seating for more than 24 passengers.

To qualify for a Class B licence, you must meet this criteria:

  • Be 21 years or older
  • Hold another licence other than G1, G2, M, M1 or M2
  • Pass a vision test
  • Submit a valid medical report
  • Pass a criminal record check
  • Complete a government-approved School Bus Driver Improvement Course
  • Pass a knowledge test and road test

Obtaining a Class D Licence

Class D allows drivers to operate a truck with a gross weight of more than 11,000 kg. It also allows a combination exceeding 11,000 kg but no more than 4,600 kg for a towed vehicle.

Requirements for a Class D licence include:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a valid licence other than G1, G2, M, M1 or M2
  • Pass a vision test
  • Submit a medical report
  • Pass a knowledge test
  • Pass a road test

Obtaining a Class C Licence

This class of licence allows drivers to operate a non-school bus with more than 24 seats.

In order to qualify, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Hold a valid licence other than G1, G2, M, M1 or M2
  • Pass a vision test
  • Submit a medical report
  • Pass a knowledge/road test

Air Brake Practical Tests (Z Endorsement)

The air brake test is roughly half an hour in length, and is administered in a parking lot. For AZ licences, you’ll need to complete the trailer air brake system test, but not for other classes.

For the practical air brake test you’ll need:

  • Wheel chocks or blocks
  • A stopwatch
  • Optional protective headgear and eyewear

Be sure to consult the handbook for a full list of requirements for all testing.

Proving Your Identity

You will need valid identification that shows your legal name, date of birth and your signature.

Canadian citizens can provide a passport, Canadian citizenship card with photo, Ontario Photo Card, or a Secure Certificate of Indian Status Card (issued on or after December 15, 2009, by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada).

Permanent residents can show a Permanent Resident (PR) Card, Record of Landing (IMM 1000), Confirmation of Permanent Residence (IMM 5292), or an Ontario Photo Card.

Temporary residents must provide a Study Permit/Student Authorization (IMM 1442, Work Permit / Employment Authorization (IMM 1442), Visitor Record (IMM 1442), Temporary Resident Permit (IMM 1442), Refugee Status Claim (IMM 1434), Acknowledgement of Intent to Claim Refugee Status (IMM 7703) with photo, Report Pursuant to the Immigration Act (IMM 1442) with photo, or an Ontario Photo Card.

Booking a Road Test

You can book a road test online, or by phone by calling 647-776-0331 or 1-888-570-6110, or by visiting a DriveTest Centre. (Lackner Centre is located at 1405 Ottawa Street North in Kitchener.)

Before you book, make sure you have:

  • A valid Ontario driver’s licence number
  • A preferred test location (as well as two alternates)
  • A preferred date and time

Commercial road test appointments are available year-round. Fees apply at the time of booking.

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Maz's Truck and Bus Driver Training

Trust the many years of experience from Maz’s to help drivers obtain or upgrade their commercial licences. The instructors can come right to your site for added convenience!

Get started on the road to success today.

Location

1805 Snyder’s Road East
Petersburg, Ontario
N0B 2H0

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Phone : (519) 745-2270​

Our Hours

Mon – Sat 9:00am – 6:00pm

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