Maruti Suzuki driving training initiative was started in 2000 and has grown over the years to reach 480 Driving Schools and 07 IDTRs.
A driving simulator in one of Maruti Suzuki India’s driving schools.
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Maruti Suzuki India Limited has provided state-of-the-art driving training to 50 lakh aspirants, cumulatively. This includes cumulative figures of the candidates being trained in learner, refresher and evaluation courses at its network of driving training facilities- Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools (MDS) and Institutes of Driving and Traffic Research (IDTR). Established with an aim to provide best-in-class facilities for driving training and make Indian roads safer, these training facilities cater to beginners as well as existing drivers for private and commercial vehicles.
Road Safety lies at the heart of Maruti’s CSR initiatives and the company has undertaken social initiatives targeting different aspects of road safety management and driving training. While the Maruti Driving Schools are managed by the Company’s dealers, the IDTRs are managed by the Company in partnership with the respective State governments. Through these initiatives, the company has introduced global standards for quality driving training, through a scientifically designed curriculum consisting of theory as well as practical training.