New Test Drive centre coming soon in Mississauga

Ontario is opening a new DriveTest Centre in Mississauga to make it easier and more convenient for people in Peel Region to get the driver examination services they need.

Dipika Damerla, MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville, on behalf of Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Transportation, was at the site of the future DriveTest Centre near Derry Road and Hurontario to announce that the centre will open this August.

The new DriveTest Centre is expected to serve about 300,000 customers and help reduce wait-times at seven nearby centres throughout the western GTA.

With the opening of this new location, Ontario will have 56 full time and 39 part time DriveTest Centres in Ontario. The province also recently extended the hours of operation at nearby DriveTest Centres including Brampton, Etobicoke, Downsview, Oakville and Orangeville.

Ontario’s plan to support care, create opportunity and make life more affordable during this period of rapid economic change includes free prescription drugs for everyone under 25, and 65 or over, through the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation, free tuition for hundreds of thousands of students, a higher minimum wage and better working conditions, and free preschool child care from 2 ½ to kindergarten.

The new DriveTest centre will be located at 255 Longside Drive in Mississauga.

The Recent service enhancements to 13-high demand DriveTest Centres include longer hours and more staff at Centres in Brampton, Etobicoke, Newmarket, Downsview, Hamilton, Toronto Metro East, Ottawa Walkley, Kitchener, Port Union, Oakville, Windsor, Orangeville and London.