Honda Vietnam Company (HVN) launched a driver training centre in Phuc Thang ward, Phuc Yen town, the northern province of Vinh Phuc on March 16.
Minoru Kato, HVN Director General, said covering over 30,000 sq. metres, the centre has a total investment of 3.3 million USD and is expected to train 12,000 people per year.
The facility is designed in accordance with the standards of global Honda with various types of challenging terrain to improve safe driving skills.
It is also installed with a modern-testing system in line with the latest regulations of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam on training A1, A2, B1, and B2 driving licences.
The centre is equipped with 75 motorbikes and 16 cars, and advanced training machines imported from Honda Japan, such as driving training machines, speeding measuring machines, airbag-testing machines, among others.
The training curricula is compiled using visual aids and consulted with advanced training materials of Honda driver training centres in Japan and Singapore with customisation in accordance with Vietnam’s situation.
HVN also develops a teaching team who has been trained directly by experts from Japan and Singapore.
Over the past 20 years, HVN has continuously been proactive in promoting safe driving and training in Vietnam, the director said, hoping that the facility will contribute to enhancing the awareness of safe driving among traffic participants in Vietnam.