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ICBC re-booking additional road tests that were cancelled due to COVID-19

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ICBC is gearing up to resume non-commercial road tests after the pandemic hiatus saw more than 55,000 appointments cancelled. Richard Zussman has more on how the province plans to clear the backlog and why new drivers are urged to practice before their road exams.

ICBC is now prioritizing the rescheduling of road tests for people whose Class 5 or 7 tests were cancelled between March 17 and June 26 due to the novel coronavirus.

On July 20 road testing resumed for customers whose road tests were originally scheduled between March 17 and March 30.

ICBC is now opening up more dates for customers.

The corporation said Wednesday it would contact customers to give them details on how and when they can rebook.

Booking dates as provided by ICBC.
Booking dates as provided by ICBC.

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More than 55,000 ICBC road tests in total were cancelled due to the pandemic.

The public insurer said staff are still looking at ways to increase capacity to address the backlog, such as expanding hours and hiring and training more examiners.

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Drivers now must wear a provided medical-grade mask. The examiners will be wearing a mask, goggles or face shield and gloves.

The province conducts about 20,000 tests a month on average.