Book your WAB course in English or German
After your driving exam, you will receive a probationary driver’s license. During the first year of this three-year probationary period, you must take the WAB course. This should help you to cope better in difficult traffic situations. The course is very practical and entertaining.
The topics in the WAB course
Where does the WAB course take place?
What is a WAB course?
WAB is a refresher course for new drivers. It is mandatory and must be taken within one year of passing the driving exam. You can find the topics in the description above.
How much does a WAB course cost?
The WAB course for TCS members costs only CHF 290. If you are not a TCS member, it is still very cheap at CHF 340.
By the way: TCS membership is worth it! For an annual fee of CHF 93.- you receive many benefits and discounts. Among others:
- The best roadside assistance in Switzerland
- Free legal information
- Accident legal protection
- Comprehensive legal protection
- Storm and public transport protection
- Services E-Mobility
- Member discounts and benefits
You can find more info here.
Until when do you have to do the WAB course?
From the passed driving test cat. A1 or B you have 1 year to take the WAB course.
Which WAB course is mandatory?
There is only one WAB course left. This takes 7 hours and is compulsory for all those who have a probationary driver’s license.
What happens if I don’t do WAB?
You will not lose your driver’s license instantly. However, if you are stopped by the police after one year without a WAB course, you will have to pay a fine of CHF 300.
What does green L mean and how long does it last?
*Green L” colloquially refers to the probationary period. In German we would say this instead of greenhorn or just noob. 🙂 There is no physical green L. Your driver’s license is only valid for three years for now.
What is not allowed to do during the probationary period?
During the 3 years you must not drink alcohol, commit any gross traffic violations and you must attend the WAB course.
Is the WAB course also available in Zug or Zurich in English?
Unfortunately, there is no WAB course in Zug. In Zurich there are WAB courses a little outside.