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* NervousWreck: She had such a lack of confidence at the wheel that she went through ''eight'' learning permits, and only got an actual license a couple of months before going on the show.

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* NervousWreck: She had such a lack of confidence at the wheel that she went through ''eight'' learning permits, and only got an actual license a couple of months before going coming on the show.



* BadassDriver: He nearly passed every challenge he took (he failed one out of not taking the lessons), and later won his first official race as soon as he graduated.

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* BadassDriver: He nearly passed every challenge he took (he failed one out of not taking a refusal to take the lessons), and later won his first official race as soon as he graduated.



* CripplingOverspecialization: She was the best technical driver of this season, but her inability to control her temper hindered her performance. It was also the reason she "won" the title as the experts were concerned that her temper could cause her to make lethal moves without properly focusing.

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* CripplingOverspecialization: She was the best technical driver of this season, but her inability to control her temper temper, especially towards her husband, hindered her performance.performances. It was also the reason she "won" the title as the experts were concerned that her temper could cause her to make lethal moves without properly focusing.



* HumiliationConga: Got this more than any other "winner". In addition to being crowned the worst driver, and getting the ugly trophy, she wasn't allowed to drive home herself as the show disconnected her car's battery, forcing her to go home with her car on the back of a tow truck.



* [[AsianDrivers Asian Driver]]: Was the Runner Up this season.

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* [[AsianDrivers Asian Driver]]: Was Another example, and she was the Runner Up this season.



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!!Scott Marshall
-> '''Head Driving Instructor/Director of Young Drivers Of Canada'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1-3'''
* TheLeader: Before Cam broke his record, Scott was the longest person since Season 1 to be on the panel.
* PutOnABus: Left the show after Season 3. Though it could also be because the show didn't renew its sponsorship with Young Drivers.

!!Kelly Williams
-> '''Canadian Cascar Driver'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1'''
* BadassDriver: She's not only a CASCAR Super Series (now NASCAR Pinty's Series) driver, but she's the ''only'' female to win a race in the series' history.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Jim Kenzie
-> '''Automobile Journalist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1'''
* BadassBookworm: His writing has been used by the Ontario Police Force.
* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: The show has had driving instructors, a law enforcer, and psychologists, but Jim is an automobile journalist.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Uzma Rehman
-> '''Behavior Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1'''
* TheMedic: The show's first resident psychologist.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.



!!Marcus Agyeman
-> '''Insurance Broker'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 2'''
* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: The show has had driving instructors, a law enforcer, and psychologists, but Marcus is an insurance broker.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Juliana Chiovitti
-> '''Performance Driving Instructor'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 2'''
* BadassDriver: She came in first place in the Formula 2000 series.
* {{Expy}}: To Kelly Williams.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.



!!Shyamala Kiru
-> '''Resident Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 7-Present'''
* AscendedExtra: At first she didn't get much more focus than any of the show's previous psychologists. Over time, however, she's risen to being probably the most prominently featured expert on the show aside from Cam, and in some seasons (particularly ''Ever'' and 11) has even exceeded his screen time.
* BollywoodNerd: She is the smart one of the group, and has an Indian background.
* {{Expy}}: The fourth psychologist the show has had but feels more in common with Uzma Rehman from Season 1 as she was the first psychiatrist to not drive race cars.
* TheMedic: The show's resident psychologist since Season 7.

!!Tim Danter

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!!Shyamala Kiru
!!Louisa Gembora
-> '''Resident '''Behavior Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 7-Present'''
3-5'''
* AscendedExtra: At first GeniusBruiser: Not only is she didn't get much more focus than any of the show's previous psychologists. Over time, however, she's risen to being probably the most prominently featured expert on the show aside from Cam, and psychologist, but she drives a race car in some seasons (particularly ''Ever'' and 11) has even exceeded his screen her spare time.
* BollywoodNerd: She is the smart one of the group, and has an Indian background.
* {{Expy}}: The fourth psychologist the show has had but feels more in common with Uzma Rehman from Season 1 as she was the first psychiatrist to not drive race cars.
* TheMedic: The show's resident psychologist since psychologist, and the first one to stay for more than one season.
* PutOnABus: Left the show after
Season 7.

!!Tim Danter
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!!Dan Bagyan



-> '''Tenure: Season 4'''
* BaldOfAwesome
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Peter Mellor
-> '''Head Driving Instructor'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 5-7'''
* PutOnABus: Left the show after Season 7.
* UnPerson: Whereas both Scott and Dan were referred to by their full names in a FreezeFrameBonus in the penultimate episode of Season 13, Peter was just referred to as "That South African guy from Seasons 5-7."

!!Lauren Kennedy-Smith
-> '''Resident Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 6'''
* {{Expy}}: To Louis Gembora. Both are psychologists, and drive race cars.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.
!!Shyamala Kiru
-> '''Resident Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 7-Present'''
* AscendedExtra: At first she didn't get much more focus than any of the show's previous psychologists. Over time, however, she's risen to being probably the most prominently featured expert on the show aside from Cam, and in some seasons (particularly ''Ever'' and 11) has even exceeded his screen time.
* BollywoodNerd: She is the smart one of the group, and has an Indian background.
* {{Expy}}: The fourth psychologist the show has had but feels more in common with Uzma Rehman from Season 1 as she was the first psychiatrist to not drive race cars.
* TheMedic: The show's resident psychologist since Season 7.

!!Tim Danter
-> '''Head Driving Instructor'''



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!!Scott Marshall
-> '''Head Driving Instructor/Director of Young Drivers Of Canada'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1-3'''
* TheLeader: Before Cam broke his record, Scott was the longest person since Season 1 to be on the panel.
* PutOnABus: Left the show after Season 3. Though it could also be because the show didn't renew its sponsorship with Young Drivers.

!!Kelly Williams
-> '''Canadian Cascar Driver'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1'''
* BadassDriver: She's not only a CASCAR Super Series (now NASCAR Pinty's Series) driver, but she's the ''only'' female to win a race in the series' history.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Jim Kenzie
-> '''Automobile Journalist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1'''
* BadassBookworm: His writing has been used by the Ontario Police Force.
* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: The show has had driving instructors, a law enforcer, and psychologists, but Jim is an automobile journalist.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Uzma Rehman
-> '''Behavior Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 1'''
* TheMedic: The show's first resident psychologist.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Marcus Agyeman
-> '''Insurance Broker'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 2'''
* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: The show has had driving instructors, a law enforcer, and psychologists, but Marcus is an insurance broker.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Juliana Chiovitti
-> '''Performance Driving Instructor'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 2'''
* BadassDriver: She came in first place in the Formula 2000 series.
* {{Expy}}: To Kelly Williams.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Louisa Gembora
-> '''Behavior Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 3-5'''
* GeniusBruiser: Not only is she the show's psychologist, but she drives a race car in her spare time.
* TheMedic: The show's resident psychologist, and the first one to stay for more than one season.
* PutOnABus: Left the show after Season 5.

!!Dan Bagyan
-> '''Head Driving Instructor'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 4'''
* BaldOfAwesome
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.

!!Peter Mellor
-> '''Head Driving Instructor'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 5-7'''
* PutOnABus: Left the show after Season 7.
* UnPerson: Whereas both Scott and Dan were referred to by their full names in a FreezeFrameBonus in the penultimate episode of Season 13, Peter was just referred to as "That South African guy from Seasons 5-7."

!!Lauren Kennedy-Smith
-> '''Resident Psychologist'''
-> '''Tenure: Season 6'''
* {{Expy}}: To Louis Gembora. Both are psychologists, and drive race cars.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Only appeared in one season.
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* KarmaHoudini: Got out of being named the worst because her final drive and Chris's were about as bad as each other, but Madalena showed up for her drive with a hangover, which the panel decided was proof that she'd have done better than Chris if she were sober. In most later seasons she would likely have been named Canada's Worst Driver ''because'' she showed up with a hangover. To top it all off, her father bought her a new car because she was "only" second worst.

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* KarmaHoudini: Got out of being named the worst because her final drive and Chris's were about as bad as each other, but Madalena showed up for her drive with a hangover, which the panel decided was proof that she'd have done better than Chris if she were sober. In most the later seasons she would likely have been named Canada's Worst Driver ''because'' she showed up with a hangover. To top it all off, her father bought her a new car because she was "only" second worst.



* BlindWithoutThem: {{Subverted}} as it was soon revealed that her prescription wasn't strong enough. However, it is revealed at the end of the season that 6 months later, she got a stronger prescription.

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* BlindWithoutThem: {{Subverted}} as {{Subverted}}, it was soon revealed that her prescription wasn't the prescription she was wearing was not strong enough. However, it is was revealed at the end of the season that 6 months later, she got a stronger prescription.



* HairTriggerTemper: He isn't ''too'' explosive compared to later contestants, but he does get frustrated when placed into tight situations. The show then decides to exploit this by tightening up a course deliberately for Manuel to see how he would react to such a situation. Manuel ended up turning in a decent performance that convinced the panel to graduate him in the penultimate episode.

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* HairTriggerTemper: He isn't ''too'' explosive compared to later contestants, but he does get frustrated when placed into tight situations. The show then decides decided to exploit this by tightening up a course deliberately for Manuel to see how he would react to such a situation. Manuel ended up turning in a decent performance that convinced the panel to graduate him in the penultimate episode.



* ItRunsInTheFamily: If her intro video says anything, her family has some bad drivers that passed on their bad habits to the next driver.

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* ItRunsInTheFamily: If her intro video says said anything, her family has had some bad drivers that passed on their bad habits to the next driver.



* ObnoxiousInLaws: Subverted as Beth is supportive to Tatiana.

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* ObnoxiousInLaws: Subverted as Beth is was supportive to Tatiana.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Might have been arrogant, but he did eventually take the lessons seriously.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Might have been arrogant, but he did eventually take the lessons seriously.seriously, becoming the first graduate of that season.



* CriticalResearchFailure (InUniverse): When he saw that he had to parallel park an RV, he immediately says that driving that requires an M class licenses. Andrew immediately clarifies to the audience that anyone with a G license can drive an RV.

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* CriticalResearchFailure (InUniverse): When he saw that he had to parallel park an RV, he immediately says said that driving that requires an M class licenses. Andrew immediately clarifies to the audience that anyone with a G license can drive an RV.



* DidNotThinkThisThrough: In what was his final challenge, Colin delibertly crashed into the wall of boxes and claimed he "blacked out". However, Cam called his bluff by threatening him with a medical review.



* AscendedFanon (InUniverse): When it became clear that driving without being distracted made him better, the show had him drive on a closed course while performing tasks such as eating, putting in a CD, doing makeup, reading a book, making a phone call and so on. It proved so effective on him that this challenge became a staple of the show in later seasons.
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: He's the first driver on the show whose main problem is distracted driving. Fortunately, he learned quickly that it's dangerous to continue driving like that.
* CaptainCrash: once drove through a department store display.

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* AscendedFanon (InUniverse): When it became clear that driving without being distracted made him better, the show had him drive on a closed course while performing tasks such as eating, putting in a CD, doing makeup, reading a book, making a phone call and so on. It proved so effective on him that this challenge became a staple of the show in the later seasons.
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: He's He was the first driver on the show whose main problem is was distracted driving. Fortunately, he quickly learned quickly that it's dangerous to continue driving like that.
* CaptainCrash: once Once drove through a department store display.


** Has done this multiple times as of recently. He could say something like "We don't have to graduate people" in front of the person who was a strong candidate, but then gives their licenses back.

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** Has done this multiple times as of recently.times. He could say something like "We don't have to graduate people" in front of the person who was a strong candidate, but then gives their licenses back.



** Isn't too happy around people who don't take the rehab centre seriously.



* ThereCanBeOnlyOne: Andrew is adamant that each season has only one Canada's Worst Driver, and refuses the notion of having a tie. It gets {{subverted}} in Season 8 when Flora and Kevin were so bad in their performances, and the fact they refused to give up driving, that Andrew had no choice but to give them both the title (which judging from his tone, it was a decision he did not want to go for).

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* ThereCanBeOnlyOne: Andrew is adamant that each season has only one Canada's Worst Driver, and refuses the notion of having a tie. It gets {{subverted}} subverted in Season 8 when Flora and Kevin were so bad in their performances, and the fact they refused to give up driving, that Andrew had no choice but to give them both the title (which judging from his tone, tone of voice, it was a decision he did not want to go for).



[[folder: Current Panel Members]]

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[[folder: Current Panel Members]]

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* DitzyGenius: An honours graduate from McGill University, and yet he cannot grasp any aspect of driving whatsoever


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* HiddenDepths: Graduated with honours from McGill University


This show has had multiple contestants.

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This show Throughout the showís 14 season run, the Rehab Centre has had multiple contestants.contestants ranging from good, to bad.



** Has done this multiple times as of recently. He could say something like "We don't have to graduate people" in front of the person who was a strong candidate, but then gives their licences back.
** In Season 9, it looked like he actually cut up Dale's license in front of her... only to then reveal that he actually destroyed a copy as he has no legal authority to destroy people's license. He did the same thing to Chanie in Season 10, but it turned out that he cut up an older licence. And then he did it to Alexis in Season 14, but like with Dale, it was a fake and used to drive the point that despite not being the Worst that season, she was still a dangerous driver.

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** Has done this multiple times as of recently. He could say something like "We don't have to graduate people" in front of the person who was a strong candidate, but then gives their licences licenses back.
** In Season 9, it looked like he actually cut up Dale's license in front of her... only to then reveal that he actually destroyed a copy as he has no legal authority to destroy people's license. He did the same thing to Chanie in Season 10, but it turned out that he cut up an older licence.license. And then he did it to Alexis in Season 14, but like with Dale, it was a fake and used to drive the point that despite not being the Worst that season, she was still a dangerous driver.



* TemptingFate: After warning Kevin in his final drive in ''Ever'' that any more ticketable offences would see the drive stopped there and then, he was clearly worried about the prospect of having to stop the drive for some comparatively minor infraction. So Kevin ended up providing one ''hell'' of an infraction by driving straight into oncoming traffic and only narrowly avoiding a collision.
* ThereCanBeOnlyOne: Andrew is adamant that each season has only one Canada's Worst Driver, and refuses the notion of having a tie. It get's {{subverted}} in Season 8 when Flora and Kevin were so bad in their performances, and the fact they refused to give up driving, that Andrew had no choice but to give them both the title (which judging from his tone, it was a decision he did not want to go for).

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* TemptingFate: After warning Kevin in his final drive in ''Ever'' that any more ticketable offences would see the drive stopped there and then, he was clearly worried about the prospect of having to stop the drive for some comparatively minor infraction. So So, Kevin ended up providing one ''hell'' of an infraction by driving straight into oncoming traffic and only narrowly avoiding a collision.
* ThereCanBeOnlyOne: Andrew is adamant that each season has only one Canada's Worst Driver, and refuses the notion of having a tie. It get's gets {{subverted}} in Season 8 when Flora and Kevin were so bad in their performances, and the fact they refused to give up driving, that Andrew had no choice but to give them both the title (which judging from his tone, it was a decision he did not want to go for).



* OutOfFocus: At first he tended to be the expert who got the most screentime after Cam. Since then, Shyamala's largely taken over that position, and in some seasons he's even gotten the ''least'' screentime of the experts, due to public driving (which is generally handled by Tim) becoming a more regular fixture on the show.

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* OutOfFocus: At first he tended to be the expert who got the most screentime screen time after Cam. Since then, Shyamala's largely taken over that position, and in some seasons he's even gotten the ''least'' screentime screen time of the experts, due to public driving (which is generally handled by Tim) becoming a more regular fixture on the show.



* AscendedExtra: At first she didn't get much more focus than any of the show's previous psychologists. Over time, however, she's risen to being probably the most prominently-featured expert on the show aside from Cam, and in some seasons (particularly ''Ever'' and 11) has even exceeded his screentime.

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* AscendedExtra: At first she didn't get much more focus than any of the show's previous psychologists. Over time, however, she's risen to being probably the most prominently-featured prominently featured expert on the show aside from Cam, and in some seasons (particularly ''Ever'' and 11) has even exceeded his screentime.screen time.



* AscendedExtra: Like Shyamala, he has been getting more screentime in recent seasons as more of the off-course lessons that he gives to the nominees are shown.
* BerserkButton: Underestimating how hard his job is seems to be one, as he let out a BigNo when Adam admitted he wanted to be a driving instructor, and he gave Cam a DeathGlare for believing one of the bad drivers could be one

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* AscendedExtra: Like Shyamala, he has been getting more screentime screen time in recent seasons as more of the off-course lessons that he gives to the nominees are shown.
* BerserkButton: Underestimating how hard his job is seems seeming to be one, as he let out a BigNo when Adam admitted he wanted to be a driving instructor, and he gave Cam a DeathGlare for believing one of the bad drivers could be one



* GreekChorus: For his first couple of seasons he was fairly straight-faced and focused on driving instructions, but since Season 11 he's come to being this.

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* GreekChorus: For his first couple of seasons he was fairly straight-faced and focused on driving instructions, but since Season 11 he's come to being this.



* CheatersNeverProsper: Instead of actually looking for the items in the Scavenger Hunt Challenge, she asked people where to find those items. The experts later told her that the point of the challenge was for her to find them herself.
* KarmaHoudini: Got out of being named the worst because her final drive and Chris's were about as bad as each other, but Madalena showed up for her drive with a hangover, which the panel decided was proof that she'd have done better than Chris if she were sober. In most later seasons she would likely have been named Canada's Worst Driver ''because'' she showed up with a hangover. To top it all off, her father bought her a new car because she was "only" second-worst.

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* CheatersNeverProsper: Instead of actually looking for the items in the Scavenger Hunt Challenge, she asked people where to find those items. The experts later told her that the point of the challenge was for her to find them herself.
* KarmaHoudini: Got out of being named the worst because her final drive and Chris's were about as bad as each other, but Madalena showed up for her drive with a hangover, which the panel decided was proof that she'd have done better than Chris if she were sober. In most later seasons she would likely have been named Canada's Worst Driver ''because'' she showed up with a hangover. To top it all off, her father bought her a new car because she was "only" second-worst.second worst.



* DrivesLikeCrazy: He loves speeding, to the point that he actually sped on a ''school zone''. Michael would get a lot of mileage out of his SPEEEED license plate.
* {{Foil}}: To Colin. They're both in rehab for their arrogance and speeding habits. However, Sean took rehab more seriously than Colin and the end result shows; Sean graduated, while Colin got expelled.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: He loves speeding, to the point that he actually sped on a ''school zone''. Michael would get a lot of mileage out of his SPEEEED license plate.
* {{Foil}}: To Colin. They're both in rehab for their arrogance and speeding habits. However, Sean took rehab more seriously than Colin and the end result shows; Sean graduated, while Colin got expelled.



** Also revealed to have a step son that is learning how to drive. So in the "Blindfold Challenge", he was the safest teacher to his niece who stopped 123 times per his instructions but was still able to make the time limit.

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** Also revealed to have a step son stepson that is learning how to drive. So So, in the "Blindfold Challenge", he was the safest teacher to his niece who stopped 123 times per his instructions but was still able to make the time limit.



* TookALevelInBadass: One she got her nerves worked out, she was the best driver this season.

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* TookALevelInBadass: One she got her nerves worked out, out; she was the best driver this season.



* JerkAss: Basically he came to rehab just wanting to show off without learning anything.

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* JerkAss: Basically Basically, he came to rehab just wanting to show off without learning anything.



** During a ConfessionCam segment in his final episode, he arrogantly claimed that Andrew would be handing over his keys shortly. Later that episode, Andrew actually did hand over said keys... or rather, what was left after he destroyed them.

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** During a ConfessionCam segment in his final episode, he arrogantly claimed that Andrew would be handing over his keys shortly. Later that episode, Andrew actually did hand over said keys... or rather, what was left after he destroyed them.



* BackseatDriver: Her husband and nominator kept giving her unneeded advice. It actually gets to be a plot point in the 3rd episode when she failed the "Wall Challenge" because she was pathologically used to listening to Andy's advice and Scott didn't say anything.

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* BackseatDriver: Her husband and nominator kept giving her unneeded advice. It actually gets to be a plot point in the 3rd episode when she failed the "Wall Challenge" because she was pathologically used to listening to Andy's advice and Scott didn't say anything.



* HenpeckedHusband: Showing that this trope can apply just as much to same-sex couples, his nominator was probably the worst BackseatDriver the show had seen up until that point. That being said, Jason didn't do any better in the final episode, when his husband had left for a family wedding, leaving Andrew to accompany him in the final challenges.

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* HenpeckedHusband: Showing that this trope can apply just as much to same-sex couples, his nominator was probably the worst BackseatDriver the show had seen up until that point. That being said, However, Jason didn't do any better in the final episode, when his husband had left for a family wedding, leaving Andrew to accompany him in the final challenges.



* HardWorkHardlyWorks: Averted; despite being consistently the worst performer (not counting Donna) throughout the season, she avoided being named the worst because she at least made an effort to improve, unlike Ashley.

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* HardWorkHardlyWorks: Averted; despite being consistently the worst performer (not counting Donna) throughout the season, she avoided being named the worst because she at least made an effort tried to improve, unlike Ashley.



* TheFriendNobodyLikes: None of the other nominees seemed to particularly like him, probably from assuming that he was just a stereotypical boy racer. While he could be a little cocky at times, he wasn't nearly as bad in this regard as Thomas from the previous season (to say nothing of Colin from Season 2).

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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: None of the other nominees seemed to particularly like him, probably from assuming that an assumption he was just a stereotypical boy racer. While he could be a little cocky at times, he wasn't nearly as bad in this regard as Thomas from the previous season (to say nothing of Colin from Season 2).



* TheDitz: She could actually drive quite well when she stayed focused; it was her short attention span and habit of going blank in stressful situations that landed her in rehab. When she had addressed both, however, she proved quite a capable driver.

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* TheDitz: She could actually drive quite well when she stayed focused; it was her short attention span and habit of going blank in stressful situations that landed her in rehab. When she had addressed both, however, she proved quite a capable driver.



*** She managed to break ''five'' traffic laws at once during the street parallel parking challenge, when she got out of the car to yell at a driver who was honking at her. Had she been caught, she'd have gotten almost $600 in fines.

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*** She managed to break ''five'' traffic laws at once during the street parallel parking challenge, when she got out of the car to yell at a driver who was honking at her. Had she been caught, caught; she'd have gotten almost $600 in fines.



* DrivesLikeCrazy: He actually ''street raced'' on the way to rehab, which almost got the show to be shut down! Needless to say, Andrew was not happy when he saw Ken pull up to rehab after finding out the incident.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: He actually ''street raced'' on the way to rehab, which almost got the show to be shut down! Needless to say, Andrew was not happy when he saw Ken pull up to rehab after finding out the incident.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Psychologist Gembora believed the behaviour he exibited is similar to Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: Psychologist Gembora believed the behaviour behavior he exibited exhibited is similar to like Narcissistic Personality Disorder.



* DumbBlonde: By the time she was actually called on to do a challenge, she had usually forgotten the lesson that had been taught beforehand. Or more specifically, she didn't really pay attention to the lessons in the first place, not really grasping why they were important.
* EpicFail: She only passed one challenge out of ''twenty-three'', which is considered to be the worst success rate the show ever had. Sholom from Season 11 would later equal this record, though only ended up as third-worst in his season.

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* DumbBlonde: By the time she was actually called on to do a challenge, she had usually forgotten the lesson that had been taught beforehand. Or more specifically, she didn't really pay attention to the lessons in the first place, not really grasping why they were important.
* EpicFail: She only passed one challenge out of ''twenty-three'', which is considered to be the worst success rate the show ever had. Sholom from Season 11 would later equal this record, though only ended up as third-worst third worst in his season.



* FlawlessVictory: He's the first person ever to drive the final road test without causing any ticketable offenses, and also came very close to finishing the Mega Challenge with no errors.

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* FlawlessVictory: He's the first person ever to drive the final road test without causing any ticketable offenses, and also came very close to finishing the Mega Challenge with no errors.



* InsaneTrollLogic: Whether it was because he started driving in India, or because of other unexplained reasons, he thought driving in two lanes at once was a good idea. It actually gets to be a plot point in the lane changing challenge where he reverts back to it, and gets removed out of the challenge out of concern for the other drivers,
* NoDamageRun: In the last episode; He was the only one of the final three to pass the Reverse Slalom Challenge, had the best run on the Mega Challenge, and his aforementioned perfect final road test. Andrew wasted no time in handing back Arun's license after that.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: Whether it was because he started driving in India, or because of other unexplained reasons, he thought driving in two lanes at once was a good idea. It actually gets to be a plot point in the lane changing challenge where he reverts back to it, and gets removed out of the challenge out of concern for the other drivers,
* NoDamageRun: In the last episode; He was the only one of the final three to pass the Reverse Slalom Challenge, had the best run on the Mega Challenge, and his aforementioned perfect final road test. Andrew wasted no time in handing back Arun's license after that.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Rough around the edges, but does care about learning to drive safer, and also has a strong relationship with his nominator.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Rough around the edges, but does care about learning to drive safer, and also has a strong relationship with his nominator.



* SignatureMove: His "thumbs up" reactions. Andrew and the remaining contestants lampshade this when he graduates.

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* SignatureMove: His "thumbs up" reactions. Andrew and the remaining contestants contestantís lampshade this when he graduates.



* DudeNotFunny: Her joking attitude over her poor driving can be seen as this. However, after her brother-in-law died from an accident, she realized that her driving was not funny anymore.
* NonGameplayElimination: Was allowed to go home at the end of the fifth episode, after discovering that her brother-in-law had been killed in a traffic accident.

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* DudeNotFunny: Her joking attitude over her poor driving can be seen as is this. However, after her brother-in-law died from an accident, she realized that her driving was not funny anymore.
* NonGameplayElimination: Was allowed to She could go home at the end of the fifth episode, after discovering that her brother-in-law had been killed in a traffic accident.



* DomesticAbuse: Regardless of whether or not she suffered this elsewhere in her personal life, she suffered more than her fair share of this from her husband while at the wheel, to the point where Andrew forced her husband to listen to recordings of his abuse. Once he saw the error of his ways and stopped doing this, she quickly proved to be one of the most competent drivers ever seen on the show and quickly graduated.

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* DomesticAbuse: Regardless of whether or not she suffered this elsewhere in her personal life, she suffered more than her fair share of this from her husband while at the wheel, to the point where Andrew forced her husband to listen to recordings of his abuse. Once he saw the error of his ways and stopped doing this, she quickly proved to be one of the most competent drivers ever seen on the show and quickly graduated.



* DudeNotFunny (InUniverse): She thought it would be funny if she tried to ''run over Andrew'' during the Donut's Challenge. Neither Andrew or her nephew thought it was funny.

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* DudeNotFunny (InUniverse): She thought it would be funny if she tried to ''run over Andrew'' during the Donut's Challenge. Neither Andrew or nor her nephew thought it was funny.



* HenpeckedHusband: His wife was very overbearing, and insisted on directing him throughout the challenges, even though this was actually counter-productive, as the experts prefer to graduate people who can think for themselves.

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* HenpeckedHusband: His wife was very overbearing, and insisted on directing him throughout the challenges, even though this was actually counter-productive, as the experts prefer to graduate people who can think for themselves.



* BadassBiker: Oh most definitely! In fact, as recently as a few years before being on the show he had actually been a professional stunt biker. Though the reason he was on the show was to become a better ''car'' driver.
* TheBigGuy: He and his nominator were pretty large.

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* BadassBiker: Oh Oh, most definitely! In fact, as recently as a few years before being on the show he had actually been a professional stunt biker. Though the reason he was on the show was to become a better ''car'' driver.
* TheBigGuy: He and his nominator were pretty large.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Yes he's loud and a bit blunt, but is very pleasant with the other nominees (minus Scott), and Andrew called him a model student for this season.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Yes Yes, he's loud and a bit blunt, but is very pleasant with the other nominees (minus Scott), and Andrew called him a model student for this season.



* DramaticIrony: He mocked Andrew's warning about his attitude with the quote above. But after his insurance was pulled, and his actions reported, he actually teared up.

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* DramaticIrony: He mocked Andrew's warning about his attitude with the quote above. But after his insurance was pulled, and his actions reported, he actually teared up.



** Getting kicked out of rehab by your nominator and on the ''second'' episode has to count for something.

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** Getting kicked out of rehab by your nominator and on the ''second'' episode has to must count for something.



* ListOfTransgressions: For some reason, he listed off all of the driving infractures he caused. These include: [[DrunkDriver Drunk Driving]], [[DrivesLikeCrazy Driving over the speed limit]], Driving under suspension, a hit and run, and driving using a friends licence ''while'' under house arrest (and getting pulled over drunk causing the [[KickTheDog poor friend to pay the fines]]). Danny admits that out of all of them, he wasn't going to mention the last one because it's ''really'' illegal [[note]] For people who don't know, that's the equivalent of identity theft. [[/note]].

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* ListOfTransgressions: For some reason, he listed off all of the driving infractures he caused. These include: [[DrunkDriver Drunk Driving]], [[DrivesLikeCrazy Driving over the speed limit]], Driving under suspension, a hit and run, and driving using a friends licence license ''while'' under house arrest (and getting pulled over drunk causing the [[KickTheDog poor friend to pay the fines]]). Danny admits that out of all of them, he wasn't going to mention the last one because it's ''really'' illegal [[note]] For people who don't know, that's the equivalent of identity theft. [[/note]].



* NeverMyFault: To this day, he insists that he was portrayed unfairly on the show, and is nothing like that in reality. The [[http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/scott-schurink-who-was-on-canada-s-worst-driver-charged-with-speeding-1.3071129 speeding convictions]] he's picked up since then would seem to disagree with him on that count.

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* NeverMyFault: To this day, he insists that he was portrayed unfairly on the show, and is nothing like that in reality.that. The [[http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/scott-schurink-who-was-on-canada-s-worst-driver-charged-with-speeding-1.3071129 speeding convictions]] he's picked up since then would seem to disagree with him on that count.



* SuddenlySignificantRule: To be a contestant, you must be a legal driver, i.e. having insurance and a valid driver's license. Scott was the first person to lose his insurance ''while on the show'' (it was actually his roommate Danny's insurance, and Danny was fed up with Scott's completely unrepentant attitude about his bad driving). Since Scott was no longer a legal driver, he promptly got the boot.

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* SuddenlySignificantRule: To be a contestant, you must be a legal driver, i.e. having insurance and a valid driver's license. Scott was the first person to lose his insurance ''while on the show'' (it was actually his roommate Danny's insurance, and Danny was fed up with Scott's completely unrepentant attitude about his bad driving). Since Scott was no longer a legal driver, he promptly got the boot.



* CripplingOverspecialization: An unusual inversion; in most of the challenges he bordered on being GiftedlyBad. The ''one'' thing that he could actually do well was normal everyday driving, which saved him from being named the worst.

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* CripplingOverspecialization: An unusual inversion; in most of the challenges he bordered on being GiftedlyBad. The ''one'' thing that he could actually do well was normal everyday driving, which saved him from being named the worst.



* ForegoneConclusion: Defied. After a predictably awful Mega Challenge performance, Andrew suggested that he should just accept that he was going to be named Canada's Worst Driver and forego the public drive for safety reasons, but Sly refused to do this as he didn't want to look like a quitter. As it turned out, his performance on the drive was good enough to actually prevent him from being named the worst.
* GeniusDitz: As mentioned above, Sly proved utterly incompetent at nearly every single challenge...but actually can drive well on public roads, provided he isn't distracted.

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* ForegoneConclusion: Defied. After a predictably awful Mega Challenge performance, Andrew suggested that he should just accept that he was going to be named Canada's Worst Driver and forego the public drive for safety reasons, but Sly refused to do this as he didn't want to look like a quitter. As it turned out, his performance on the drive was good enough to actually prevent him from being named the worst.
* GeniusDitz: As mentioned above, Sly proved utterly incompetent at nearly every single challenge...but actually can drive well on public roads, provided he isn't distracted.



* WhatWereYouThinking: Oh Sly really got an earful from Cam regarding his poor decision in the Trough Challenge.

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* WhatWereYouThinking: Oh Oh, Sly really got an earful from Cam regarding his poor decision in the Trough Challenge.



* BackseatDriver: Aaron tried to seek out his fathers advice, but Lee was giving out not too helpful advice. By the second half of the season, Aaron decides to tune out his father and make his own decisions.

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* BackseatDriver: Aaron tried to seek out his fathers fatherís advice, but Lee was giving out not too helpful advice. By the second half of the season, Aaron decides to tune out his father and make his own decisions.



* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: He not only gets distracted while driving, he actually dozes off while driving.

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* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: He not only gets distracted while driving, he actually dozes off while driving.



-> '''Nominator: Shaun (Fiance)'''

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-> '''Nominator: Shaun (Fiance)'''(Fiancé)'''



* BackseatDriver: Her nominator Frank gave her bad advice and tried to interfere with her performance several times. While it was hinted that Flora tried to shut him up about it, she never fully got him to and she relied more and more on him as the season continued.

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* BackseatDriver: Her nominator Frank gave her bad advice and tried to interfere with her performance several times. While it was hinted that Flora tried to shut him up about it, she never fully got him to to, and she relied more and more on him as the season continued.



* DefiantToTheEnd: Like Kevin, she refused to even consider giving up driving. Had either one of them actually done so, they would have avoided the title.
* DistaffCounterpart: To Jason from Season 3. Like him, she picked up more than her share of badgering and bad advice from her husband. And also like him, she was an equally terrible driver even when her husband wasn't in the car, leading to her being named the (joint-)worst.

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* DefiantToTheEnd: Like Kevin, she refused to even consider giving up driving. Had either one of them actually done so, they would have avoided the title.
* DistaffCounterpart: To Jason from Season 3. Like him, she picked up more than her share of badgering and bad advice from her husband. And also just like him, she was an equally terrible driver even when her husband wasn't in the car, leading to her being named the (joint-)worst.



* FlawlessVictory: With the possible exception of Arun from Season 5, she had by far and away the best final road test in the show's entire history, not making a single error. It was good enough to ensure that neither Flora nor Kevin would graduate irrespective of how well their own final drives went, as Diane had done so much better than them throughout rehab (not that it mattered, given how terrible their final drives were).

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* FlawlessVictory: With the possible exception of Apart from Arun from Season 5, she had by far and away the best final road test in the show's entire history, not making a single error. It was good enough to ensure that neither Flora nor Kevin would graduate irrespective of how well their own final drives went, as Diane had done so much better than them throughout rehab (not that it mattered, given how terrible their final drives were).



* TheNapoleon: The shortest male on this season, but also get's frustrated when driving because he tends to overthink things. Once he stopped, he became calmer.

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* TheNapoleon: The shortest male on this season, but also get's gets frustrated when driving because he tends to overthink things. Once he stopped, he became calmer.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He initially looked to be an {{Expy}} to both Colin and Scott given his poor performance in the assesment challenge, and his poor attitude. But, he did better his attitude in the next episode, landing him into this trope.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He initially looked to be an {{Expy}} to both Colin and Scott given his poor performance in the assesment assessment challenge, and his poor attitude. But, he did better his attitude in the next episode, landing him into this trope.



* PerkyGoth: Had a fair few piercings and tattoos, along with a pretty Gothic wardrobe, but was otherwise pretty upbeat. If anything, her initial problem was her nerves.

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* PerkyGoth: Had a fair few piercings and tattoos, along with a pretty Gothic wardrobe, but was otherwise pretty upbeat. If anything, her initial problem was her nerves.



* CaptainCrash: In between seasons, Kevin has gotten into a serious car accident that left him with whiplash. It was actually Cam's argument as why he was named the Worst Ever.

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* CaptainCrash: In between seasons, Kevin has gotten into a serious car accident that left him with whiplash. It was actually Cam's used as Camís argument as why he was named the Worst Ever.



** He failed the straight line reverse challenge, going forward.

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** He failed the straight line straight-line reverse challenge, going forward.



* InsaneTrollLogic: Demolished half the course when he was allowed to take the reversing challenge forwards, along with bursting one of the car's tires and breaking a wing mirror. He still proudly proclaimed that he had passed, leaving the experts totally speechless, and getting a ''major'' tongue-lashing from Andrew and Lenny.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: Demolished half the course when he was allowed to could take the reversing challenge forwards, along with bursting one of the car's tires and breaking a wing mirror. He still proudly proclaimed that he had passed, leaving the experts totally speechless, and getting a ''major'' tongue-lashing from Andrew and Lenny.



* SpearCounterpart: Strangely enough, this season he seemed to turn into this for Shirley of all people. Unfortunately for him, it was Shirley as she had been in Season 7, not this year; he actually passed the second-most challenges after Michael, but was spectacularly dreadful on his final drive.
* TemptingFate: It's obvious that when he promised to destroy his driving license and sell his car if he failed to graduate, he never thought he would actually end up having to go through with it.
* TookALevelInBadass: Subverted; he actually did a lot better on the challenges this time around, but ended up doing far ''worse'' when it really mattered in the road test, which caused him to be named the worst.
* TookALevelInJerkass: Was considerably more petulant and rude this season than in Season 8

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* SpearCounterpart: Strangely enough, this season he seemed to turn into this for Shirley of all people. Unfortunately for him, it was Shirley as she had been in Season 7, not this year; he actually passed the second-most challenges after Michael, but was spectacularly dreadful on his final drive.
* TemptingFate: It's obvious that when he promised to destroy his driving license and sell his car if he failed to graduate, he never thought he would actually end up having to go through with it.
* TookALevelInBadass: Subverted; he actually did a lot better on the challenges this time around, but ended up doing far ''worse'' when it really mattered in the road test, which caused him to be named the worst.
* TookALevelInJerkass: Was considerably more petulant and rude ruder this season than in Season 8



* PyrrhicVictory: In as much as not being named as Canada's Worst Driver Ever counts as a "victory," she managed to avoid last place... at the cost of badly injuring her hand, and the looming possibility of a driving licence review and the permanent loss of her licence.

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* PyrrhicVictory: In as much as not being named as Canada's Worst Driver Ever counts as a "victory," she managed to avoid last place... at the cost of badly injuring her hand, and the looming possibility of a driving licence license review and the permanent loss of her licence.license.



* NervousWreck: In her original season she actually had access to prescription anti-depressants. By this season she no longer had them, and the difference was just brutal to watch, eventually culminating in her suffering a full-on nervous breakdown after the Eye of the Needle challenge, resulting in her having to be removed from the show.

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* NervousWreck: In her original season she actually had access to prescription anti-depressants. By this season she no longer had them, and the difference was just brutal to watch, eventually culminating in her suffering a full-on nervous breakdown after the Eye of the Needle challenge, resulting in her having to be removed from the show.



* BaldOfAwesome: Played straight this time around. Not only did he have a flawless drive to rehab even with the burden of a severely hung-over Angelina as his passenger, he did flawlessly in the initial test and actually graduated in the first episode.

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* BaldOfAwesome: Played straight this time around. Not only did he have a flawless drive to rehab even with the burden of a severely hung-over Angelina as his passenger, he did flawlessly in the initial test and actually graduated in the first episode.



* KnowWhenToFoldEm: After realizing just how bad of a driver she was following her previous appearance on the show (and also due to her husband having retired around that time), she largely gave up driving outside of the occasional run to the supermarket once a month or so. When the panel was told about this, she was disqualified and sent home.

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* KnowWhenToFoldEm: After realizing just how bad of a driver she was following her previous appearance on the show (and also due to her husband having retired around that time), she largely gave up driving outside of the occasional run to the supermarket once a month or so. When the panel was told about this, she was disqualified and sent home.



* BookEnds: She came to rehab with two drivers licenses (one was an older one she lost and found before the show), and left rehab with one (In a PetTheDog moment from Andrew as having two drivers licenses is illegal).

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* BookEnds: She came to rehab with two drivers driversí licenses (one was an older one she lost and found before the show), and left rehab with one (In a PetTheDog moment from Andrew as having two drivers driversí licenses is illegal).



* OneHitWonder (InUniverse): Actually passed all three challenges in the fifth episode, and might have graduated if not for that being the season's traditional "no graduation" episode, and Chanie herself admitting that she got lucky passing said challenges. Following that, she never again came close to graduating.

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* OneHitWonder (InUniverse): Actually She passed all three challenges in the fifth episode, and might have graduated if not for that being the season's traditional "no graduation" episode, and Chanie herself admitting that she got lucky passing said challenges. Following that, she never again came close to graduating.



* CrackDefeat: Jason getting the final graduation over her was a pretty contentious decision, as he made more errors on his final drive and generally did worse than her throughout rehab. That being said, Jason did improve more than Siham, and Siham's own errors were more serious than Jason's (and arguably even Chanie's) despite her committing fewer of them, so there were valid reasons to graduate them both.

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* CrackDefeat: Jason getting the final graduation over her was a pretty contentious decision, as he made more errors on his final drive and generally did worse than her throughout rehab. That being said, However, Jason did improve more than Siham, and Siham's own errors were more serious than Jason's (and arguably even Chanie's) despite her committing fewer of them, so there were valid reasons to graduate them both.



* NervousWreck: She was a confident driver long ago, but after getting into an accident, her confidence dropped and has to take anti-anxiety medication.

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* NervousWreck: She was a confident driver long ago, but after getting into an accident, her confidence dropped and has to must take anti-anxiety medication.



* GracefulInTheirElement: When it comes to piloting light aircraft, he's actually very capable. When it comes to cars, however, he has a ''lot'' more trouble.

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* GracefulInTheirElement: When it comes to piloting light aircraft, he's actually very capable. When it comes to cars, however, he has a ''lot'' more trouble.



* OlderAndWiser: In a scene cut from the Season 12 finale (though posted online), she actually came back to the show to share her own story with Krystal, in an effort to get through to her. Sadly, it failed, though at least confirmed that Mariah had learned from the experience, even if Krystal didn't.

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* OlderAndWiser: In a scene cut from the Season 12 finale (though posted online), she actually came back to the show to share her own story with Krystal, in an effort to get through to her. Sadly, it failed, though at least confirmed that Mariah had learned from the experience, even if Krystal didn't.



* ManChild: If anything, a lot of the time he actually seemed ''less'' mature than his 17-year-old son was.

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* ManChild: If anything, a lot of the time he actually seemed ''less'' mature than his 17-year-old son was.



-> '''Nominator: Mitchell Kiely (Fiance)'''

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-> '''Nominator: Mitchell Kiely (Fiance)'''(Fiancé)'''



* CripplingOverspecialization: She's definitely the best technical driver this season as her multiple challenge wins show, but her nerves and fear of driving really hindered her on public roads.

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* CripplingOverspecialization: She's definitely the best technical driver this season as her multiple challenge wins show, but her nerves and fear of driving really hindered her on public roads.



* HairTriggerTemper: When she gets stressed, she yells at the first person next to her, mainly her fiance.
* [[HenpeckedHusband Henpecked Fiance]]: Mitchell got yelled a lot by Jillian due to her stress level, though the show made sure she stop doing it. It did get better, and while she was named Canada's Worst Driver, she did leave with a newly strengthened relationship with Mitchell.

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* HairTriggerTemper: When she gets stressed, she yells at the first person next to her, mainly her fiance.
fiancé.
* [[HenpeckedHusband Henpecked Fiance]]: Mitchell got yelled a lot by Jillian due to her stress level, though the show made sure she stop stops doing it. It did get better, and while she was named Canada's Worst Driver, she did leave with a newly strengthened relationship with Mitchell.



* SoreLoser: Reacted very angrily when she was named the worst... at least initially. In an interview the day after the season finale aired, she revealed that she didn't actually see Polly's or Sholom's final drives until the episode aired, and that having seen their drives convinced her it was the right decision in retrospect.

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* SoreLoser: Reacted very angrily when she was named the worst... at least initially. In an interview the day after the season finale aired, she revealed that she didn't actually see Polly's or Sholom's final drives until the episode aired, and that having seen their drives convinced her it was the right decision in retrospect.



* EpicFail: Just when one might have thought that Shmuel's trainwreck of a run would be the worst on the Swerve and Avoid, Polly came along and floored the gas after swerving away from the obstacle, causing her to travel at least a couple of hundred yards off the track before getting stuck in the mud.

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* EpicFail: Just when one might have thought that Shmuel's trainwreck train wreck of a run would be the worst on the Swerve and Avoid, Polly came along and floored the gas after swerving away from the obstacle, causing her to travel at least a couple of hundred yards off the track before getting stuck in the mud.



* InsaneTrollLogic: Thought that using a toy car to map out his plan for the challenges would help. While a toy car ''is'' a useful way of demonstrating how front-end swing works, it's not really as useful for other challenges.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: Thought that using a toy car to map out his plan for the challenges would help. While a toy car ''is'' a useful way of demonstrating how front-end swing works, it's not really as useful for other challenges.



** Despite his awful track record in the season, his being the only one of the final three who was willing to admit being potentially the worst actually played a big part in ensuring that he wasn't even ''considered'' for (much less awarded) the title.

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** Despite his awful track record in the season, his being the only one of the final three who was willing to admit being potentially the worst actually played a big part in ensuring that he wasn't even ''considered'' for (much less awarded) the title.



* BlindWithoutThem: He had bad eyesight, but got glasses early on in the show. What's interesting is that he stated he did wear glasses as a kid, but stopped wearing them out fear they weren't cool.

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* BlindWithoutThem: He had bad eyesight, but got glasses early on in the show. What's interesting is that he stated he did wear glasses as a kid, but stopped wearing them out fear they weren't cool.



* WhatWereYouThinking: Got this reaction from Andrew after his calamitous Swerve and Avoid run, where he ended up completely obliterating the course's central wall as a result of speeding and pumping the brakes. Had he actually passed the challenge, he'd have seriously challenged Cameron for that episode's graduation.

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* WhatWereYouThinking: Got this reaction from Andrew after his calamitous Swerve and Avoid run, where he ended up completely obliterating the course's central wall as a result of speeding and pumping the brakes. Had he actually passed the challenge, challenge; he'd have seriously challenged Cameron for that episode's graduation.



* ButchLesbian: She was actually nominated originally by her former girlfriend, as seen in her first nomination video. They'd split up by the time the season began filming, however, leaving her brother to act as her nominator.

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* ButchLesbian: She was actually nominated originally by her former girlfriend, as seen in her first nomination video. They'd split up by the time the season began filming, however, leaving her brother to act as her nominator.



** Daniella's final drive was bad enough that in most seasons she'd at least have been given serious consideration as the worst, if not awarded the title. Krystal was so bad in her own final drive, especially with her attitude toward Andrew, that the panel agreed that they didn't even ''need'' to discuss whether she was actually the worst or not.
** On top of that, she's so far the only "winner" to not receive the trophy. As Andrew stated, they give the trophy's to the Worst Drivers since they are the people that have learned the most out of rehab (for better or for worse). But since Krystal refused to learn how to be a safer driver, they instead turned the trophy into a "Final Graduate Trophy" and gave it to Tyler.

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** Daniella's final drive was bad enough that in most seasons she'd at least have been given serious consideration as the worst, if not awarded the title. Krystal was so bad in her own final drive, especially with her attitude toward Andrew, that the panel agreed that they didn't even ''need'' to discuss whether she was actually the worst or not.
** On top of that, she's so far the only "winner" to not receive the trophy. As Andrew stated, they give the trophy's trophies to the Worst Drivers since they are the people that have learned the most out of rehab (for better or for worse). But since Krystal refused to learn how to be a safer driver, they instead turned the trophy into a "Final Graduate Trophy" and gave it to Tyler.



* HiddenDepths: For all her problematic attitude actually could be a half-decent driver if she could focus or is feeling competitive. Unfortunately, getting her to do so is the problem.

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* HiddenDepths: For all her problematic attitude actually could be a half-decent driver if she could focus or is feeling competitive. Unfortunately, getting her to do so is the problem.



** Deciding to go offroad in the "Trailer Challenge", resulting in her getting stuck in a mudpit.

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** Deciding to go offroad off-road in the "Trailer Challenge", resulting in her getting stuck in a mudpit.mud pit.



** Steven ended up doing this in the finale after reaching his limit with Krystal's behavior after the "Reverse Slalom Challenge" in the finale. He wasn't even there during the trophy ceremony, although he did film a final interview expressing his concern for his sisters well being.
* SoreLoser: Surprisingly enough, downplayed. She didn't actually get as angry as several past candidates have on being told they're the worst, but also clearly didn't give a crap about getting the title.

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** Steven ended up doing this in the finale after reaching his limit with Krystal's behavior after the "Reverse Slalom Challenge" in the finale. He wasn't even there during the trophy ceremony, although he did film a final interview expressing his concern for his sisters well being.
sisterís wellbeing.
* SoreLoser: Surprisingly enough, downplayed. She didn't actually get as angry as several past candidates have on being told they're the worst, but also clearly didn't give a crap about getting the title.



* MulticoloredHair: Her hair is pretty colorful.

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* MulticoloredHair: Her hair is pretty colorful.



* TheQuietOne: Derek rarely talks and the show's editors decided to poke fun in one episode by adding ''cricket'' sounds for him.

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* TheQuietOne: Derek rarely talks talks, and the show's editors decided to poke fun in one episode by adding ''cricket'' sounds for him.



* CaptainCrash: He has a tendency to hit things back at home. Part of the problem is that he drives a big truck at home, and even agrees with Andrew in Episode 5 that it's probably better to trade it in for a smaller car.

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* CaptainCrash: He has a tendency tends to hit things back at home. Part of the problem is that he drives a big truck at home, and even agrees with Andrew in Episode 5 that it's probably better to trade it in for a smaller car.



* BeliefMakesYouStupid: UpToEleven. Her constant use of spiritual items while driving is really hazardous. Andrew did emphasize that there was nothing wrong with her beliefs in themselves, but doing them while at the wheel was ''very'' foolish.
* BreakTheHaughty: She was initially dismissive about the "Distracted Driving Challenge", but soon realized what her distractions could cause in the worst case scenario.

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* BeliefMakesYouStupid: UpToEleven. Her constant use of spiritual items while driving is really hazardous. Andrew did emphasize that there was nothing wrong with her beliefs in themselves, but doing them while at the wheel was ''very'' foolish.
* BreakTheHaughty: She was initially dismissive about the "Distracted Driving Challenge", but soon realized what her distractions could cause in the worst case worst-case scenario.



* [[GoodParents Good Parent]]: Her main reason for coming to rehab is to gain more confidence on the highway as a lot of her kid's doctors appointments are in Halifax. Subverted in the end, however, as she never made a serious effort to improve, got named the worst of the season, and then never bothered taking the extra lessons that she show paid for her to have.

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* [[GoodParents Good Parent]]: Her main reason for coming to rehab is to gain more confidence on the highway as a lot of her kid's doctors doctorsí appointments are in Halifax. Subverted in the end, however, as she never made a serious effort to improve, got named the worst of the season, and then never bothered taking the extra lessons that she the show paid for her to have.



* UngratefulBastard: She showed a bit of it when she was driving on the highway, and even lashed out at Tim a couple of times. Episode 7 revealed that she was getting more public driving lessons that the rest of the nominees, but still refused to follow Tim's suggestion (even the famous "drivers commentary") to help her out, which led Andrew to wonder if their efforts were working. Then in the end of Episode 8, Andrew revealed to her that when she got home they would offer her driving lessons, but she had not taken them at the time the finale aired (which was five months after it was filmed) although there is a good reason as the trope above explained.

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* UngratefulBastard: She showed a bit of it when she was driving on the highway, and even lashed out at Tim a couple of times. Episode 7 revealed that she was getting more public driving lessons that the rest of the nominees, but still refused to follow Tim's suggestion (even the famous "drivers "driversí commentary") to help her out, which led Andrew to wonder if their efforts were working. Then in the end of Episode 8, Andrew revealed to her that when she got home they would offer her driving lessons, but she had not taken them at the time the finale aired (which was five months after it was filmed) although there is a good reason as the trope above explained.



* EpicFail: Presented what Andrew calls the "Worst Slalom Run" in the show's history as she ran through ''all'' five of the foam figures in the assessment challenge. Her overall performance on that challenge is also deemed by Andrew as the "Worst Assesment Challenge" performance ever.

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* EpicFail: Presented what Andrew calls the "Worst Slalom Run" in the show's history as she ran through ''all'' five of the foam figures in the assessment challenge. Her overall performance on that challenge is also deemed by Andrew as the "Worst Assesment Assessment Challenge" performance ever.



** Between her and Jillian, both of them exhibit bad anxiety problems in rehab and on the road. It's just the difference is that Jillian showed in her season the basic skills of a good driver, while Ashley has yet to show it. In the end, she ended up being somewhat the opposite of Jillian; she stayed nervous throughout the season in challenges, but unlike Jillian, not only felt confident enough to attempt the road test, but even turned in the best test of the final three (well, aside from the slight matter of nearly running someone over).

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** Between her and Jillian, both of them exhibit bad anxiety problems in rehab and on the road. It's just the difference is that Jillian showed in her season the basic skills of a good driver, while Ashley has yet to show it. In the end, she ended up being somewhat the opposite of Jillian; she stayed nervous throughout the season in challenges, but unlike Jillian, not only felt confident enough to attempt the road test, but even turned in the best test of the final three (well, aside from the slight matter of nearly running someone over).



* ForWantOfANail: Admittedly, it was a pretty ''big'' nail; her final drive was completely flawless, with the exception of an incident where she nearly ran over a pedestrian and had to be stopped by Andrew. If not for that, it would have been a complete no-brainer to name Melanie the worst, and Ashley might even have challenged Adam for the final graduation (though it would have been a long shot, considering Adam's own final drive was quite good, and he had a much better track record in the challenges). Instead, it nearly got her named the worst.

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* ForWantOfANail: Admittedly, it was a pretty ''big'' nail; her final drive was completely flawless, with the exception of apart from an incident where she nearly ran over a pedestrian and had to be stopped by Andrew. If not for that, it would have been a complete no-brainer to name Melanie the worst, and Ashley might even have challenged Adam for the final graduation (though it would have been a long shot, considering Adam's own final drive was quite good, and he had a much better track record in the challenges). Instead, it nearly got her named the worst.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Played with in regards to Jillian. Although Andrew and Jillian had a brief discussion on the latter's driving during the beginning of the season, not much more about Jillian's improvement was shown on screen.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Played with in regards to regarding Jillian. Although Andrew and Jillian had a brief discussion on the latter's driving during the beginning of the season, not much more about Jillian's improvement was shown on screen.



* ManChild: Labelled as one by the show (although mostly for humour), and part of his goal is to gain more confidence and be a man.

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* ManChild: Labelled as one by the show (although mostly for humour), humor), and part of his goal is to gain more confidence and be a man.



* PainfullySlowProjectile: He has a tendency to drive slow, and even stated that he got t-boned by a car doing 60 km/h while he did around 30 km/h in an intersection.

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* PainfullySlowProjectile: He has a tendency tends to drive slow, slowly, and even stated that he got t-boned by a car doing 60 km/h while he did around 30 km/h in an intersection.



* {{Expy}}: To Chris from Season 1. Both of them had little to no skills coming into rehab, and both were nominated by their wives. The only difference between the two is that Travis graduated (Chris did eventually graduate in ''Ever'' but he was named Canada's Worst Driver in Season 1).

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* {{Expy}}: To Chris from Season 1. Both of them had little to no skills coming into rehab, and both were nominated by their wives. The only difference between the two is that Travis graduated (Chris did eventually graduate in ''Ever'' but he was named Canada's Worst Driver in Season 1).



* NaiveNewcomer: He only had his drivers license for 2 ''weeks'' before coming on the show since he wouldn't be admitted without a valid one (learners permits (G1) would not count). Because of this, he came into this with little to no skills.

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* NaiveNewcomer: He only had his drivers driverís license for 2 ''weeks'' before coming on the show since he wouldn't be admitted without a valid one (learners permits (G1) would not count). Because of this, he came into this with little to no skills.



* ConsolationPrize: He got a rear view mirror ornament of his daughter with a sign reminding him to never go past 120km/h.

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* ConsolationPrize: He got a rear view rear-view mirror ornament of his daughter with a sign reminding him to never go past 120km/h.



* {{Expy}}: He seems to be an older version of both Season 7's John and Season 12's Cody as he has the most skills of the nominees, but his speeding habits are the reason why he's in rehab. He also has some things in common with Season 10's George, in that he's a father who really ought to be a safer driver given his age and skill level, though he was able to graduate a little quicker than George was (George was twice barred from graduating because his teenage son was learning to drive during filming, and the experts didn't want him passing on any bad habits; Joe's daughter, on the other hand, was in her early 20s, and presumably already has a licence).

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* {{Expy}}: He seems to be an older version of both Season 7's John and Season 12's Cody as he has the most skills of the nominees, but his speeding habits are the reason why he's in rehab. He also has some things in common with Season 10's George, in that he's a father who really ought to be a safer driver given his age and skill level, though he was able to graduate a little quicker than George was (George was twice barred from graduating because his teenage son was learning to drive during filming, and the experts didn't want him passing on any bad habits; Joe's daughter, on the other hand, was in her early 20s, and presumably already has a licence).license).



* AllOrNothing: He's the only driver in his family, so if he loses his licence, his father will not make it to his doctor appointments.
* CaptainCrash: He has been in 20 accidents and wrote off 5 cars in the 10 months he has had a licence.
* EpicFail: Produced what Andrew and Cam agree to be the worst final drive in the show's history, which totaled up to $2100 of fines, and being oblivious to basic road signs (such as the no U-Turn sign). When you somehow pass even S9 Kevin and S12 Krystal's final drive (both of whom had their tests ended prematurely for various reasons), that's pretty amazing.

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* AllOrNothing: He's the only driver in his family, so if he loses his licence, license, his father will not make it to his doctor appointments.
* CaptainCrash: He has been in 20 accidents and wrote off 5 cars in the 10 months he has had a licence.
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* EpicFail: Produced what Andrew and Cam agree to be the worst final drive in the show's history, which totaled up to $2100 of fines, and being oblivious to basic road signs (such as the no U-Turn sign). When you somehow pass even S9 Kevin and S12 Krystal's final drive (both of whom had their tests ended prematurely for various reasons), that's pretty amazing.



* KnowWhenToFoldThem: By Episode 7, Brandon made a promise that should he be named the Worst Driver that year, he would give up driving for good. Indeed, when he was named the Worst, he cut up his licence willingly, and as Andrew stated at the end of the season, Brandon has not driven since 5 months after.

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* KnowWhenToFoldThem: By Episode 7, Brandon made a promise that should he be named the Worst Driver that year, he would give up driving for good. Indeed, when he was named the Worst, he cut up his licence willingly, and as Andrew stated at the end of the season, Brandon has not driven since in the last 5 months after.



* SoreLoser: Zig-zagged; at first he refused to even consider the possibility that he might be the worst, and dropped a ClusterFBomb when Andrew announced he was. After it had sunk in, however, he cut up his licence with minimal fuss and honoured his promise to give up driving.

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* SoreLoser: Zig-zagged; at first he refused to even consider the possibility that he might be the worst, and dropped a ClusterFBomb when Andrew announced he was. After it had sunk in, however, he cut up his licence license with minimal fuss and honoured honored his promise to give up driving.



* InsaneTrollLogic: When told by Andrew that Brittany was seriously considering quiting driving if named the worst, she called her stupid in response, even arguing that she'll keep driving no matter what.

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* InsaneTrollLogic: When told by Andrew that Brittany was seriously considering quiting quitting driving if named the worst, she called her stupid in response, even arguing that she'll keep driving no matter what.



* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: It's not that often when we have a driving instructor as a nominator. The two still keep in contact only because Alexis calls him whenever she gets into trouble.
* SoreLoser: If anything, she actually reacted worse to being named the runner-up than Brandon did to being named the worst, as she felt she deserved to graduate and was ''not'' amused by Andrew cutting up a copy of her licence to make a point.

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* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: It's not that often when we have a driving instructor as a nominator. The two still keep in contact only because Alexis calls him whenever she gets into trouble.
* SoreLoser: If anything, she actually reacted worse to being named the runner-up than Brandon did to being named the worst, as she felt she deserved to graduate and was ''not'' amused by Andrew cutting up a copy of her licence license to make a point.



* DrivesLikeCrazy: Holy shit! Between drunk driving, driving distracted, speeding, running red lights, being involved in numerous accidents[[note]]The initially stated total was 20-30, but it was later revealed that this didn't include minor side-swipes, which she didn't think counted. By the sixth episode, the stated total had increased to at least 50.[[/note]], she has accumulated over ''$80,000'' in both fines and repairs '''combined'''! She failed her driving test eleven times before passing.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Holy shit! Between drunk driving, driving distracted, speeding, running red lights, being involved in numerous accidents[[note]]The initially stated total was 20-30, but it was later revealed that this didn't include minor side-swipes, sideswipes, which she didn't think counted. By the sixth episode, the stated total had increased to at least 50.[[/note]], she has accumulated over ''$80,000'' in both fines and repairs '''combined'''! She failed her driving test eleven times before passing.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Yes she's rough around the edges, and swears like a teenager, but Descyara was clearly one of the better students this season, and showed an honest desire to learn from rehab.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Yes Yes, she's rough around the edges, and swears like a teenager, but Descyara was clearly one of the better students this season, and showed an honest desire to learn from rehab.



* AllForNothing: Despite improving the most of the five remaining driver, it's revealed in the ending of her graduation episode that she went back to who she was before rehab.

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* AllForNothing: Despite improving the most out of the five remaining five-remaining driver, it's revealed in the ending of her graduation episode that she went back to who she was before rehab.



* NervousWreck: After an accident 12 years ago where she almost lost her legs, Karlene is too afraid of driving anywhere that's not her home town.

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* NervousWreck: After an accident 12 years ago where she almost lost her legs, Karlene is too afraid of driving anywhere that's not her home town.hometown.



* StealingTheHandicappedSpot: [[AvertedTrope Averted]] -- she ''has'' a handicapped-parking permit, and was allowed to use it for a parking lot challenge.
* TookALevelInJerkAss: In the first five episodes, Karlene showed to be a kind hearted women, who had severe anxiety issuses, and was willing to learn more to gain more confidence. Then came the Water Tank Challenge, where her attitude took a sharp turn when she yelled profanity at Andrew when he kept telling her to go 60 km/h in the straight away, and kept doing it in the confessional area[[note]]For curiosity sake, Brandon, who was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, had the same problem as well, but at the very least, he knew why Andrew kept shouting at him to go the speed limit[[/note]].

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* StealingTheHandicappedSpot: [[AvertedTrope Averted]] -- she ''has'' a handicapped-parking permit, and was allowed to could use it for a parking lot challenge.
* TookALevelInJerkAss: In the first five episodes, Karlene showed to be a kind hearted kindhearted women, who had severe anxiety issuses, issues, and was willing to learn more to gain more confidence. Then came the Water Tank Challenge, where her attitude took a sharp turn when she yelled profanity at Andrew when he kept telling her to go 60 km/h in the straight away, and kept doing it in the confessional area[[note]]For curiosity sake, Brandon, who was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, had the same problem as well, but at the very least, he knew why Andrew kept shouting at him to go the speed limit[[/note]].



* CripplingOverspecialization: He is definitely the best driver of the nominees (besides Ryan), but his explosive attitude kept him from graduating in Episodes 2 and 3.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was involved in an accident in a stolen car, which resulted in his cousins death. Although, this has not affected his driving in a positive way. Episode 2 adds more to that as it was his father's poor attitude that gave Darris' aggressive attitude towards driving, and his brother is in prison for vehicular manslaughter.
* DeathSeeker: Andrew believes in the premiere episode that Darris' reckless driving is based on guilt that he should of died in the accident that killed his cousin. Darris himself is starting to believe that.

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* CripplingOverspecialization: He is definitely the best driver of the nominees (besides Ryan), but his explosive attitude kept him from graduating in Episodes 2 and 3.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was involved in an accident in a stolen car, which resulted in his cousins cousinís death. Although, this has not affected his driving in a positive way. Episode 2 adds more to that as it was his father's poor attitude that gave Darris' aggressive attitude towards driving, and his brother is in prison for vehicular manslaughter.
* DeathSeeker: Andrew believes in the premiere episode that Darris' reckless driving is based on guilt that he should of have died in the accident that killed his cousin. Darris himself is starting to believe that.



* HistoryRepeats: In a similar vein to Season 9's Chris, Ryan did both the drive to rehab and the assessment challenge perfectly that he was allowed to graduate in the premiere episode.

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* HistoryRepeats: In a similar vein to Season 9's Chris, Ryan did both the drive to rehab and the assessment challenge perfectly that he was allowed to could graduate in the premiere episode.

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* HiddenDepths: Despite his anti-aircraft attitude, he managed to score the highest on the road signs and rules tests.


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* SpoiledBrat: Not to JoJo's extent, but his car and accident repairs were paid by his father, not him.


* EarnYourHappyEnding: On top of being the runner-up last time, he endured a lot of bad luck this season to become the final graduate.

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** If you include Season 2, Michael as shortlisted for graduation an astounding seven times before finally graduating rehab.
* EarnYourHappyEnding: On top of being the runner-up last time, he endured a lot of bad luck this season to become the final graduate.

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* SitcomArchNemesis: Krystal saw him as this, even though he was just trying to help her.


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* TookALevelInJerkass: While overall still nice, Andrew's exasperation with the bad drivers have led to increased snarkiness in the later seasons, even telling one driver "you can't steer for shit"


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--> Phillipe: "You know, I don't usually agree with you, Cam, but in this case I think you're right"


* NeverMyFault: Claimed she had done nothing wrong when pulled over for going 50kms over the speed limit.




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* StepfordSmiler: Afiya constantly smiled even when talking about her abysmal record, but revealed it was to cover up her fear of responsibility.


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* StepfordSmiler: Her constant laughing and smiling was to cover her own DarkAndTroubledPast.


* CripplingOverspecialization: Only passed two challenges in rehab, and both had to do with stunt driving maneuvers, which has the [[AwesomeButImpractical applicability outside of the show]]

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* CripplingOverspecialization: Only passed two challenges in rehab, and both had to do with stunt driving maneuvers, which has have the [[AwesomeButImpractical least applicability outside of the show]]


* CripplingOverspeciality: Only passed two challenges in rehab, and both had to do with stunt driving maneuvers, which has the [[AwesomeButImpractical applicability outside of the show]]

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* CripplingOverspeciality: CripplingOverspecialization: Only passed two challenges in rehab, and both had to do with stunt driving maneuvers, which has the [[AwesomeButImpractical applicability outside of the show]]




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* StraightGay: Accompanied by his boyfriend, yet displayed no camp qualities otherwise.

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* CripplingOverspeciality: Only passed two challenges in rehab, and both had to do with stunt driving maneuvers, which has the [[AwesomeButImpractical applicability outside of the show]]

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* HiddenDepths: A classic car lover who managed to identify each of the cars' make and model for the gas station challenge by sight, and was able to identify car issues better than other contestants. He also did the tire change quicker than any contestant.


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** He failed the straight line reverse challenge, going forward.


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* ForWantOfANail: Kevin came shockingly close to graduating in Episode four, after passing the first two challenges. The only things that prevented it were a) an abysmal run at the eye of the needle, and b) Angelina's NonGameplayElimination.


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* ReformedButRejected: He wrote a letter to the judges saying he was ready to take accountability, but failed each challenge that episode and his second letter to the judges was called out as deflecting.


* KnowWhenToFoldEm: [[spoiler: Averted. Despite being name the worst and cutting his license up, Kevin still drives]]




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* TookALevelInJerkass: Was considerably more petulant and rude this season than in Season 8

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** He's also this to Season 13's Breanna, as both are young drivers who graduated relatively early and survived accidents that changed their driving outlooks, but while Breanna became terrified of dying behind the wheel, Darris became a DeathSeeker out of Survivor's Guilt.

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