Solaris Vancouver Driving School
ICBC Certified

Safety Plan COVID-19

Safety Plan – COVID-19

All trainees/students of Solaris Vancouver Driving School Ltd. will be asked to strongly follow the implemented prevention rules contained in this plan against spreading COVID-19 virus.

  • Please be advised that the following people are not allowed inside the vehicle for a driving lesson:
    • anyone with symptoms of COVID -19 as:
      • new or worsening cough
      • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • temperature equal to or over 38°C 
      • feeling feverish
      • chills
      • fatigue or weakness
      • muscle or body aches
      • new loss of smell or taste
      • headache
      • gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting)
      • feeling very unwell
      • you also may use COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool
    • people who are a close contact of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19,
    • anyone who has travelled out of the country within the last 14 days, and anyone otherwise under order from public health to self-isolate.
The students will be Pre-screen at the time of booking. As a student of Solaris Vancouver Driving School Ltd, please reschedule if any of the above circumstances develop before the lesson.

Please be advised:

  • The students of Solaris –VDS Ltd. should wash or sanitize their hands before entering the vehicle, when possible. You will be provided with hand sanitizer before entering the vehicle.
  • At the start and end of the lesson, the instructor will consider having any conversations with the student outside of the vehicle, where physical distancing can be more easily maintained. The physical distancing is maintained wherever possible throughout the lesson, including any required pre-trip inspections or for demonstrations of pre-trip activities or tasks.
  • Both the students and instructor will be required to wear masks at all time inside the vehicle. Masks shall be worn to reduce the risk of transmission. The masks are selected and cared for appropriately and should be used correctly.
  • Windows will be opened whenever possible to increase fresh air ventilation while parked and driving and ensure that the fresh air intake is open so that the air in the car is not being recirculate.
  • Students should provide their own masks, if not, Solaris will provide masks for learners who have not brought their own.
  • Before each lesson, the instructors will apply a cleaning and disinfecting procedure. For sure the high-touch surfaces such as the steering wheel, seat belts, driving controls, gear lever, windows, keys, seats and door handles are cleaned and disinfected. Solaris will consider allowing more time between lessons to ensure adequate time for cleaning the vehicle.
  • Adequate supplies are provided inside the vehicle, and the instructors are trained on safe use of any cleaning product and how to safely store and dispose of used supplies.
  • Solaris will provide a means of disposal within the vehicle for cleaning supplies, wipes, and used masks.

Stay alert and be informed!