Number of violations — for GLP drivers who have taken/not taken an ICBC-approved driver education course

GLP drivers who completed an ICBC-approved driver education course between 2012 and 2015 were 4% less likely to receive a a violation in the first year following their road test.

Number of violations from 2012–2016*
GLP drivers who took an ICBC-approved course GLP drivers who didn't take an ICBC-approved course
Year Violations
No violations
Total Violations
No violations
Total
2012 487 2,861 3,348 4,945 20,685 25,630
2013 428 2,815 3,243 4,444 20,892 25,336
2014 431 2,818 3,249 4,404 21,633 26,037
2015 349 2,802 3,151 3,822 20,946 24,768
2016** 162 2,840 3,002 1,604 21,923 23,527

*Includes all guilty violations within one year of Class 7 road test.

**2016 data is incomplete as report is within scan period.

Percentage of violations for GLP drivers who have taken/not taken an ICBC-approved driver education course
GLP drivers who took an ICBC-approved course GLP drivers who didn't take an ICBC-approved course
Year Violation No violation Violation No violation
2012 15% 85% 19% 81%
2013 13% 87% 18% 82%
2014 13% 87% 17% 83%
2015 11% 89% 15% 85%
Average 13%   17%  

GLP drivers who completed an ICBC-approved driver education course between 2012 and 2015 were about 4% less likely to receive a violation.

Source: Contraventions database | March 19, 2017