Driving school

Maruti Suzuki driving schools aim to train around 25 lakh people by 2025

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country’s largest automaker, said on Wednesday that the number of its professional driving schools had reached the milestone of 500 across the country and aims to train around 25 lakh people by 2025. Maruti Suzuki Driving Schools (MSDS), launched in 2005, now has a presence in 242 cities with 500 state-of-the-art driving schools and has provided driver training to more than 17 lakh customers, the company said in a statement.

“The MSDS network has approximately 1,500 certified and qualified expert trainers, who have delivered safe driving training. By 2025, we aim to expand the Maruti Suzuki Driving School network and train more than 2, 5 million people with quality driving skills.” said Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), Senior Executive Director (Marketing and Sales) Shashank Srivastava.

The MSDSs were launched with the main objective of imparting safe driving training and road behavior among customers to make Indian roads safer, he said, adding, “Over the years, it has set global standards for delivering quality driver training and setting new benchmarks with its advanced training methodology.”

These schools were set up by the company in partnership with its dealers and offer driving courses designed with theoretical and practical training based on international best driving practices, MSIL said.

Organized training sessions educate customers on various aspects including proper road behavior, defensive driving, traffic rules and regulations, in addition to a holistic overview of basic vehicle maintenance knowledge and emergency management techniques, he added.