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Search for worst driver returns to Fort Macleod

Discovery channel’s No. 1-rated show, Canada’s Worst Driver, is searching for Fort Macleod’s most dismal drivers.
Gearing up for the seventh season, Canada’s Worst Driver aims to improve city streets one bad driver at a time. The hit show is seeking nominations for Fort Macleod motorists in desperate need of driver’s training.
Those selected for the program will be flown to the Driver’s Rehabilitation Centre in Ontario where they will undergo a series of in-car challenges designed to improve core driving skills such as merging, parallel parking and reversing.
Canada’s Worst Driver aspires to make Canadian roads safer by rehabilitating bad drivers from across the country.
Just last season Albertan Brad Hengerer, accompanied by his wife Donna, arrived at the driver’s rehabilitation centre as a hot tempered and nervous driver.
Brad’s wife Donna had banned him from driving because of his chronic lack of confidence behind the wheel. Thanks to the driving challenges and confidence he gained behind the wheel, Brad graduated from the show and is now able to drive safely on a daily basis.
“This is more than just a TV show,” host and writer Andrew Younghusband said. “That’s why it works. We take driver’s training seriously, which means when you leave the driver’s rehabilitation centre, you have truly improved behind the wheel.”
In each episode, one of the eight driving students selected for the show will graduate from the driver’s rehabilitation centre, returning home with enhanced driving skills and newfound confidence.
“By helping the bad drivers, we’re not only changing their lives, we’re also changing viewers’ lives,” Younghusband said. “I know this because dozens of viewers have written me to say that they avoided accidents because of techniques they learned by watching our show.”
Nominations can be submitted to or 1-866-598-2591 until the end of March.
Producers will be in Fort Macleod in April to meet with potential candidates.