automobile-news

Maruti Autocar driving contest enters second lap

New Delhi, July 24 : The fifth edition of Maruti Suzuki's annual hunt for India's safest driver has entered its second lap.


Over 2500 youth from across India now compete for a place in the final 25 of the Maruti Suzuki - Autocar Young Driver Contest, 2013.

The contestants are judged on their driving skills and accuracy.

The winner adjudged as 'India's Safest Driver', will take home a brand new Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and also become Maruti Suzuki's ambassador of safe driving to promote safe driving among the country's youth.

Maruti Suzuki, India's automobile market leader, said it has set up over 280 Maruti Driving Schools (MDS) and 6 IDTRs to train and impart safe driving habits.



"Maruti Suzuki has led the industry to promote safe driving and road safety for over a decade. Through the Young Driver Contest we engage with the youth; the key drivers of change in the society. The younger participant, while learning the nuances of responsible and safe driving, also helps to drive the message of road safety across their peer groups", says Manohar Bhat, Vice President (Marketing), Maruti Suzuki India Limited.

The Maruti Suzuki Young Driver contest this year received over 49,800 registrations were received of which 2,500 youth qualified for the round 2 after taking the online test on driving skills.

In the second round the contestants have to take up a written test followed by a driving test at one of the 148 Maruti Driving Schools across 42 cities.

The second round will culminate on July 28. Top 25 contestants will be shortlisted from the second round. They will then compete at the Grand Finale to be held at IDTR campus at Sarai Kale Khan, in New Delhi.

These finalists will be evaluated by a team of instructors from IDTR and judges from Autocar India. Candidates will be evaluated on 20 parameters pertaining to safety, vehicle control, theory knowledge and its application while driving.

--IBNS (Posted on 24-07-2013)

automobile-news headlines

Ford to increase green content in manufacturing

Driverless cars to make driving safer

Driverless cars to make driving safer

Fiat India sets up free summer check up camps

Volvo cars explores future of child protection

Honda introduces 'Anniversary edition' of Amaze

Mercedes-Benz launches SUV GL 63 AMG

Hyundai receives 11,000 bookings of entry-level sedan Xcent

Soon, Supersonic car that will travel at 1,000mph

Tata Motors global sales at 95,668 units in March

Tata Motors global wholesales at 95,668 in March

Tata Motors Group global wholesales at 95,668 units in March 2014

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top