Toyota Driving School in Kolkata Inaugurated; Mission of Safest Car With Safest Driver



Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announced the launch of the company’s first “Toyota Driving School” in Kolkata in pursuance of its safety mission of ‘Safest Car with Safest Driver’. Managed by Topsel Toyota, this is the company’s first driving school in East and fifth in India.

Present at the launch event were Mr Suvendu Adhikari, Transport Minister, West Bengal, Mr Alapan Bandyopadhyay, Honorable Transport Secretary, Government of West Bengal, Mr Ashok Manaktala, Dealer Principal, Topsel Toyota, Mr Amit Manakatala, Director, Topsel Toyota and Mr N. Raja, Senior Vice President & Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor. Launched in line with company’s safety mission, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has launched four other driving schools across India in Kochi, Lucknow, Hyderabad and Chennai to improve safety culture in India.


Toyota Driving School is a one of its kind school in the country which will ensure extreme importance on making every student a responsible and safe driver. The curriculum is a comprehensive driver training program that boasts of high quality and practical and futuristic training models like the driver simulator mechanism. To make this experience as realistic as possible, Toyota has incorporated features like IP, steering, and seats of an actual Etios car.

According to statistics of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, West Bengal is among 13 states in the country recording maximum number of road mishaps. The primary mission is to ensure safest cars with safest drivers in the country and significantly reduce the traffic accidents.


While there will be a standard learning package for beginners, ‘Toyota Driving School’ will also offer the flexibility of additional learning modules so that learners can design a curriculum of their choice. By 2020 Toyota has plans to cross 50 such schools across India. They will be launching another six driving schools across India by 2017 and training around 5000 students to be highly skilled drivers.

Toyota Driving School is a school therefore with a difference!!

Priyanka Dutta

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