Ontario drivers who are Canadian citizens can now apply for the Ontario Enhanced Driver's Licence.
Nine ServiceOntario centres are now accepting applications for this passport alternative, which can be used at Canada-U.S. land and water border crossings.
Those who wish to apply for a licence should visit www.ServiceOntario.ca to book an application appointment. Appointments will be available starting May 19, 2009 with the first batch of licences projected for delivery by June 1, 2009.
For public inquiries please call ServiceOntario at 1-800-387-3445 or 416-235-2999.
You can find all this and more at our Travellers Road Information Portal (TRIP). TRIP also offers information on traffic flow, car pool lots and High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes for provincially maintained highways.
Or call the TRIP telephone hotline 1-800-268-4686 or 416-235-4686.
The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) review shows 15-passenger vans are safe for road and highway use when they are maintained, loaded and driven properly, and their drivers are properly licensed. Read the CCMTA’s guidelines on the correct maintenance, driving and loading requirements.