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"Say Dez!"® Safe Driving Consulting

Mailing address:
208 - 11 Woodman Drive South, 
Hamilton, Ontario
L8K 4E3

Website: www.saydez.com

Phone: 905.379.9339

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If you wish to book your road test yourself, visit the MTO website at http://www.drivetest.ca/en/home.aspx.

There is good news in case you are looking for a Saturday road test! 

Some of the "DriveTest" locations offer Saturday bookings for driver examination. As this varies, for locations and available days please go to: 


The Driver Licence History Search can only be requested by the license holder, as it contains personal information. a separate application must be completed and signed by each applicant. The MTO charges $12.00 for the search. $18.00 if a certified copy of the record is required. 

Click here to download the required form

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In the News

Anyone who reads the Hamilton area newspapers and follows driving-related topics has probably read, at some point in time, an opinion piece signed by Dez (Desmond) Miklós.

That is because Dez has always kept a close eye on and responded to any article that deals with driving habits, licensing, traffic, automobiles and road safety. Plus he has also thrown in his two cents on local politics and environmental issues.

Over the years Dez Miklós has sent in hundreds of letters to the editors of The Hamilton Spectator, Toronto Star, CBC. He has also been interviewed and profiled in a couple of articles and on TV.

"Say Dez!" on the radio

On September 7th, 2008 the "Say Dez!" show aired its last broadcast after nine years on McMaster University's radio station CFMU 93.3 FM.

Dez and his "Say Dez!" radio show has won several awards and has been nominated twice for the Ministry of Transportation's Road Safety Achievement Award.

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The "Say Dez!" show was a program dedicated to safe driving practices and the driving industry. During his show Dez talked to a wide variety of professionals ranging from local police constables and paramedics to the latest car designers and everyone else in between.

At the 2008 Toronto International Car Show, North American International Motorcycle Supershow 2008 in Toronto and at the North American International Auto Show 2008 in Detroit, Dez had an opportunity to chat with senior engineers of such manufacturers as Daimler-Chrysler, Volvo, BMW, Honda and Harley Davidson to name but a few.

In his interviews Dez focused on topics of major importance to driving in the third millenium: safety, fuel efficiency and improving driving practises on our highway transportation system.

Dez is a strong supporter of policies against drinking and driving, speeding and of highway safety. He frequently sends in his written opinions to The Hamilton Spectator, Toronto Star and other news publications.

I wish to express my appreciation to CFMU 93.3 FM for giving me the opportunity to host my radio show. CFMU is a very diverse and community spirited radio station. I encourage you to sample it for yourself!!

You can listen to CFMU live on 93.3 FM or on the internet at http://cfmu.msumcmaster.ca/


Located in Hamilton, Ontario, "Say Dez!"® Safe Driving Consulting offers help to already licensed drivers and to those who may need remedial driving courses.

Dez Miklós, owner and operator of the "Say Dez!"® Safe Driving Consulting provides instructions of the Canada Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course (DDC-6)®, Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)® and the 55 Alive Mature Driving Course®. Time and location for these classes will be arranged as required.

Dez is the developer of his own "Say Dez!"®, M.T.O. approved Beginner's Driver Education" (B.D.E.) Curriculum. It is available both in English and French versions. If interested contact via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Using proven techniques Dez teaches the fundamental "rules of the road" and explains in understandable terms how a vehicle will behave in any condition.

About Dez

Dez Miklós has been in the driver education field since 1992. He was certified by the Ontario Safety League as a Driving School Classroom Instructor and as an In-Car Driving Instructor.

 Furthermore, he is also registered as an Instructor of Defensive Driving Courses (DDC-6)®, Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)® and the 55 Alive Mature Driving Course® by the Canada Safety Council.

Dez is the developer of his own "Say Dez!"®, M.T.O. approved Beginner's Driver Education" (B.D.E.) Curriculum. It is available both in English and French versions. If interested contact via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The aim of the "Say Dez!"® Safe Driving Consulting is to provide you, the driver, with the best possible training to become a safe and conscientious vehicle operator in today's vehicle-oriented society.

On November 14th, 2008, Dez was elected president of the Driving Instructors' Golden Horseshoe Association (D.I.G.H.A.). In this capacity, Dez liaised with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario on behalf of the association. On January 1st, 2013 Dez stepped down from this position and is now enjoying his retirement from his presidency.

Current involvement is being a driver trainer of A Restricted, B, Bz, C, Cz, D, Dz, E, and F licenses at Ontario Truck Driving School in Hamilton, Ontario. 

  • Defensive Driving Course (DDC-6)®

    Canada Safety Council's Defensive Driving Course (DDC-6)®
    The definition of Defensive Driving is: "Driving to prevent all types of traffic collisions despite the action of others around you."

    Three part collision prevention formula:

    1. Recognize the Hazard
    2. Understand the Defense
    3. Act in Time

    The loss of workers due to traffic incidences seriously impedes the operation of any business. DDC-6 is designed to teach you, your employees and families how to avoid collisions. Defensive Driving Course® - Canada Safety Council (DDC-6)


  • P.D.I.C.®

    The Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)® helps professional drivers improve their defensive driving techniques.

    Through the use of visual aids and qualified instructors PDIC will show your drivers how to avoid potentially dangerous situations. Classroom participation involves case studies and active discussion of real life situations, as well as identifying traffic hazards. Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)®


  • 55 Alive Mature Driving® Course:

    Renew Your Driving Skills for Today’s Traffic

    “I’ve been driving for a long time. Why should I take a driving course now?”

    To update your driving skills. Even if you haven’t been involved in a collision in 40 years, it may be time to review your driving skills. With aging, changes occur in hearing, vision, flexibility and reaction time. You can learn to adjust your skills to compensate for those changes. 55 Alive Mature Driving® Course - Canada Safety Council


  • Log Book Seminar:

    Do your drivers fail to fill out the "Driver's Daily Log" properly? Failure to fill the out the Logs properly may result in fines for your company and your driver.
    Purpose Of Daily Vehicle Inspection
    The purpose of daily vehicle inspection is to ensure the early identification of vehicle problems and defects before the vehicle is operated on the highway. Inspections prevent the operation of a vehicle with conditions that are likely to cause or contribute to the severity of an accident.

    To help prevent any sanctions against your company's operator carrier profile take advantage of the "Say Dez!" Driver's Daily Log Seminar today. Driver's Daily Log


Dez Says

"It is hard enough driving sober. Do not drive drunk."

Current News

  • Why "Say Dez!" ?

    This is the “Say Dez!”® story...

    While I was still working for “Sears Driver Training” I had the opportunity to teach James Tennant, an adult who never wished to drive until parenthood forced it upon himself.

    At the time I met him he was, and  still is, the program director of CFMU 93.3 FM radio station at McMaster University in Hamilton.


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