Want to win A-Star? Participate in Maruti Suzuki Autocar Young Driver ContestMay 27, 2012 by: Rituraj Mishra
In an initiative that is aimed at making the young drivers of India realize about the responsibilities that they have on them Maruti Suzuki has come up with the Autocar Young Driver Contest 2012. Maruti Suzuki and Autocar have joined hands this year to find the safest driver on Indian roads. This contest has entered its fourth year and is aimed at developing the sense of safe driving among the youth of India.
The competition will test the competitors’ knowledge of traffic rules, awareness of road safety along with their real-world driving skill. Anyone in the age group of 18 to 30 can participate but the participant must have a valid Indian license. The winner will be crowned Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Driver 2012 Ambassador for safe driving and will also get a brand new Maruti Suzuki A-Star.
One must register online before anything else and they can register themselves on www.youngdriver.in. The competition will be mainly of four phases.
Phase 1: Registered participants need to take an Online Theory Test Contestants will be selected based on the highest core in that test obtained in the lowest time possible. This will continue till 8th June after which the winners will be informed.
Phase2: It will be a skill test round in which the candidate needs to go through a Driving test at any of the Maruti Driving Schools (MDS) spread across 42 major cities of the country. This phase will start on 13th June 2012 and will be held till 30th of June 2012 and from the skill tests 20 finalists will be selected for the third round.
Phase3: The 20 selected finalists will be flown to Delhi and candidates will be evaluated at the Institute of Driving and Traffic Research (IDTR), New Delhi, under the supervision of IDTR instructors and judges from Autocar India. A total of 20 parameters will be taken into account while judging the finalists.
Phase4: This is the glorious phase where the winner will be crowned ‘Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Driver of the year 2012’, he will also become the Ambassador of Safe Driving and will take home a brand new Maruti Suzuki A-Star!
Since I am not the safest bet with a vehicle I am not candidate, but rest of you should not miss this opportunity.
Maruti Suzuki Autocar Young Driver Contest 2012
With great responsibility comes a great prize! Here’s your chance to win a Maruti Suzuki A-Star!
15 May 2012, Mumbai: Maruti Suzuki and Autocar India join hands again this year for their nationwide hunt for the safest driver on Indian roads. The innovative concept, which is in its fourth successful year, has been encouraging the culture of safe driving especially amongst the Indian youth. This competition tests the competitors’ knowledge of traffic rules, awareness of road safety along with their real-world driving skill. This contest is open to all individuals, between the age of 18 and 30, with a valid Indian driving license. Every year, the winner of the contest is not only crowned the Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Driver 2012 Ambassador for safe driving but also takes home a brand new Maruti Suzuki A-Star.
To register online, please log on to: www.youngdriver.in
Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Driver 2012 contest will be held in four phases:
Phase 1 – Participants who have registered on www.youngdriver.in or via Facebook.com can take the Online Theory Test in the form of a quiz. They will be tested on their knowledge of traffic rules, awareness of road safety & driving regulations. The contestants will be selected on the basis of the highest scores in the least time taken for completing the quiz. The last date for this phase is 8th June 2012. Contestants who make it to the next round will be intimated via e-mail, SMS or notified by Facebook.
Phase 2 – A Skill test will be conducted in this round, which will comprise of a Driving test, at any one of the Maruti Driving Schools (MDS) spread across 42 major cities of the country. The selected contestants can take up their skill test at any of the Maruti Driving School in their region as per the schedule allocated by organizers. Based on candidates’ performance in the skill tests at the MDS, 20 finalists will be identified for 3rd round.” This phase will start on 13th June 2012 and will be held till 30th of June 2012.
Phase 3 – The 20 finalists will be flown in to Delhi for the Grand Finale. In this round, candidates will be evaluated at the Institute of Driving and Traffic Research (IDTR), New Delhi, under the supervision of IDTR instructors and judges from Autocar India. Candidates will be evaluated on 20 parameters pertaining to safety, vehicle control, theory knowledge and its application while driving.” Contestants shortlisted for Grand Finale will be contacted shortly.
Phase 4 – The winner will be crowned the ‘Maruti Suzuki – Autocar Young Driver of the year 2012’, he will also become the Ambassador of Safe Driving and will take home a brand new Maruti Suzuki A-Star!
Source: Maruti Suzuki/Autocarindia