Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools train over 1.5 million in safe driving skills

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 12 Mar 2021


Maruti Suzuki Driving School (MSDS), India’s leading organised driving training school, has announced successful training of more than 1.5 million applicants in safe driving.

MSDS, which was created with the core endeavour of making Indian roads safer, has introduced global standards for quality driving training. MSDS advanced training methodology includes state-of-the-art driving simulators, and carefully designed practical theoretical courses.

Commenting on the milestone, Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India, 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 1,400 certified and qualified expert trainers."

He added, "At MSDS, our focus is to inculcate safe and responsible road behaviour in each applicant while imparting safe driving skills with 360deg 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.”

Focus on quality training
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. The courses offered by MSDS are specifically personalised in-line with the requirement of every applicant.

In 2020, MSDS introduced new courses customised for applicants who need more on-road practice. Apart from running various programs for novice and young learners, MSDS collaborates with various corporates, fleet owners and jointly conducts programs to suit their varied needs. The applicants are also given value added services such as license assistance and assistance on own car amongst others.

Meanwhile, in line with the shift towards digitisation, a mobile application and website has been curated and launched to provide enhanced experience to tech-proficient Maruti customers. Additionally, MSDS aims to host new digital content on the application as well as the website for customers to take theory lessons within their homes.

MSDS works closely with RTOs, traffic police, various NGOs and self-help groups to sensitize people and reduce road hazards.

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