Maruti Suzuki Driving School trains over 1.5 million applicants

The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India has announced that its driving training school, Maruti Suzuki Driving School (MSDS) has successfully trained more than 1.5 million (15 lakh) applicants in safe driving.

India’s leading organized driving training school, MSDS was set up in 2005, currently has 492 driving training centres in India across 238 cities and employs around 1,400 certified and qualified expert trainers. MSDS was created with the intention of making Indian roads safer, it has introduced global standards for quality driving training. It imparts safe driving skills with knowledge about the vehicle, basic maintenance and emergency handling techniques.

Speaking on the milestone, Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Maruti Suzuki Driving School (MSDS) was conceived with an aim to provide best-in-class driving training to the citizens. It has grown to become India’s leading professional driving school chain with over 492 facilities in 238 cities across India. The MSDS network has around 1400 certified and qualified expert trainers. At MSDS, our focus is to inculcate safe & responsible road behaviour in each applicant while imparting safe driving skills with 360* knowledge about the vehicle basic maintenance and emergency handling techniques. I am delighted to share that through MSDS we have trained over 1.5 million applicants on safe driving. This milestone also demonstrates our commitment to offer scientific and technical driving knowledge.”

The courses offered by the driving school are specifically personalised in-line with the requirement of every applicant. MSDS facilitates quality training through a hybrid curriculum which includes on-road driving situations and classroom training by experts. These experts provide training sessions to educate trainees on-road behaviour, defensive driving, Good Samaritan Law, traffic rules and regulations amongst others.

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The school works closely with RTOs, traffic police, various NGOs and self-help groups to sensitize people and reduce road hazards. A mobile application and website for MSDS have been launched with an aim to host new digital content on the application as well as the website for customers to take theory lessons at their homes.