Maruti Suzuki now has 500 driving schools across 240+ cities in the country
Maruti Suzuki announced the milestone of 500 Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools (MSDS) in India. With the 500th driving training school, the company now has a presence in 242 cities. Since its launch in 2005, Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools has trained more than 1.7 million customers.
The core objective of the schools is to impart safe driving training and road behaviour among customers to make Indian roads safer. By 2025, Maruti Suzuki aims to expand the schools’ network and train over 2.5 million people. Maruti Suzuki Driving School also closely works with RTOs, traffic police, NGOs and self-help groups to sensitise people to help reduce road hazards.
About Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools (MSDS)
Maruti Suzuki sets up the driving training schools in partnership with its dealers. The driving schools feature state-of-the-art driving simulators. These simulators can replicate the Indian driving conditions much better. The training includes a hybrid curriculum that includes classroom and also on-road training. The driving course uses practical and theory courses based on best international driving practices. The training sessions also educate customers on appropriate road behaviour, defensive driving, good samaritan law, traffic rules and regulations. In addition to this, it also gives a holistic knowledge overview of basic vehicle maintenance and emergency handling techniques.
Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools also offers customised courses for individuals. The customised courses help suit the learning need of each customer. MSDS also collaborates with various corporates, fleet owners and NGOs and conducts programs to suit their varied needs. Additionally, customers get assistance in getting licenses subject to RTO norms and training in their personal vehicles.
New Digitised Experience
With the shift towards digitisation, MSDS launched an exclusive website and mobile app. They provide an enhanced experience to tech-savvy customers. MSDS will soon introduce industry-first online theory content. This will help customers take theory lessons from the comfort and convenience of their homes.