Bhubaneswar– As a crusader of road safety, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today launched its thirteenth ‘Toyota Driving School’ in India. Toyota Driving School, a one-of-its-kind in the country is in sync with the company’s safety mission of ‘Safest Car with Safest Driver’ and aims at making every student a responsible and safe driver. Managed by Toyota’s dealer partner in Bhubaneswar- Espirit Toyota, this is the company’sfirst driving school in the state of Odisha.
The inaugural ceremony of the Driving School was graced by Chief Guest, Mr. Sanjeeb Panda, Transport Commissioner, State Transport Authority, Odisha, Mr. Sunil Taneja, Managing Director, Espirit Toyota, Bhubaneswar, Mr. N Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor along with dignitaries from Espirit Toyota and TKM.
In line with its vision of Zero Fatalities for future India, TKM has successfully launched twelve other driving schools across the country at Kochi, Lucknow, Hyderabad Two driving schools], Chennai [Two driving schools], Kolkata, Faridabad, Vijayawada, Surat, Mumbai and Palakkad with an enrollment of 8500 plus students till date. The company aims to open 50 Toyota Driving Schools in next five years, asserting their traffic safety commitment louder.
The training module integrates technical expertise along with enhancing behavioral skills to create awareness about safety nationwide. The curriculum is a comprehensive driver training program that boosts of high quality, practical and futuristic training models.
Commenting on the launch of Toyota Driving School in Bhubaneswar, Sunil Taneja, Managing Director, Espirit Toyotasaid, “We are proud to partner with Toyota Kirloskar Motor in its sustained efforts of creating a safer driving ecosystem in the country. Being the capital city of the state and a centre of economic, educational and cultural importance of East India, Bhubaneswar brings with it the issues of growing population and rising density of vehicles, making road safety a challenge. Safety has always been top priority for Toyota, the company has set a benchmark in the industry for being the first manufacturer to have standardizeddual SRS airbags, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with EBD across all models and all grades.We are confident that with Toyota’s expertise in the subject of road safety alongwith professional trainers and a comprehensive curriculum, we would be able to inculcate a responsible driving behavior amongst the people in our city. This will help us significantly contribute towards reducing road mishaps due to driver faults.”