DRIVER IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (DIP)
RoadSafetyBC can prohibit your driver’s licence under the Driver Improvement Program (DIP) if your driving record is less than perfect.
IF YOU RECEIVE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROHIBIT, YOU ONLY HAVE 21 DAYS FROM THE DATE ON THE LETTER TO FILE FOR A REVIEW OF THE PROPOSED DRIVING PROHIBITION
Learner (L) and Novice (N) Drivers
RoadSafetyBC will prohibit your driver’s licence under the DIP Program if you have an L or an N and:
RoadSafetyBC will prohibit your driver’s licence under the DIP Program if you are an experienced driver and:
- You accrue too many penalty points in a two year period, or
- You commit two or more “high risk” driving offences in a one year period
Take action immediately if you receive a Notice of Intent to Prohibit or a Notice of Prohibition. Contact us today to find out how we can help you keep your licence.
Notice of Intent to Prohibit
If you receive a Notice of Intent to Prohibit in the mail, and you file for a review within 21 days from the date on the letter, you will be allowed to drive while your Driver Improvement Program application for review is being processed.
Notice of Prohibition
If you receive a Notice of Driving Prohibition in the mail, your driver’s licence has been cancelled and you are expected to surrender your driver’s licence immediately. If you continue to drive, the police can pull you over and prohibit your licence on the spot.
RoadSafetyBC does not make exceptions or issue extensions. If you receive a Notice of Intent to Prohibit or a Notice of Prohibition, do not delay, contact a lawyer today.