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March 01, 2005 13:47 ET

DriveWise Driver Education Receives MTO Approval

Attention: Assignment Editor, Automotive Editor, News Editor, Transportation Editor BARRIE, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 1, 2005) - DriveWise, the premiere simulation driver education company, today announced that they have received Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) approval for its' Beginner Driver Education program. DriveWise is the only Ontario company that incorporates High Fidelity Virtual Reality simulation into its' education programs. "We are committed to providing the highest quality driver education programs available on the market while maintaining a competitive price point," says Chief Operating Officer Martin de Repentigny, "we are incorporating the same learning techniques employed in countless driving schools in the United States as well as the aerospace industry. Our solutions emphasize "practice doing" which has a substantially higher learning retention rate than traditional programs." DriveWise Beginner Education Courses are held on a continual basis at the state-of-art DriveWise facility located at:
DriveWise Canada
237 Mapleview Dr. East , Unit A3
Barrie, Ontario
L4N 0W5

Students participating in a DriveWise program (meeting or exceeding all MTO guidelines for course content) build driving skills for vehicular incidents (brake failure, collision avoidance, blown tire), adverse weather conditions (fog, rain, ice, snow, fog) and unusual traffic situations as well as everyday driving conditions (urban, rural, highway) in the safety of a simulator Simulation gave me a chance to experience and handle driving situations and weather conditions that other courses could not offer. Amazing training." says course participant Carol Gosselin.

About DriveWise
DriveWise provides affordable high quality driver training to the police, emergency response, fleet and private driver markets. Using state-of-the-art virtual reality driving simulators, DriveWise students have access to advanced learning solutions that increase vehicle operator performance, safety and preparedness for daily, complex and/or unusual driving situations. DriveWise is a privately owned company with facilities in Barrie, Ontario.


Demonstrations of the Virtual Reality simulator and briefing on the unique DriveWise course are available to members of the media on request.

/For further information: Lesley De Repentigny Tel: 705-730-1130 Fax: 705-792-6210 email: IN: AUTOMOTIVE

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