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EDI now offers a new Defensive Driving Course, specifically designed and tested to meet the demanding requirements of the UAE and for use also in the wider GCC.
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1991
1992
  • Old Simulator
    Simulator

    Old EDI Simulator used for Training students.

    Old Simulator
    1992
1997
  • ISO-9001
    ISO-9001

    EDI became the first Driving School in the world to be ISO certified.

    ISO-9001
    1997
1999
  • IVV
    IVV

    Became member of International Association for Driver Education-IVV (UK)

    IVV
    1999
2000
2001
2002
  • Dubai Quality Award
    Dubai Quality Award

    EDI won the Dubai Quality Award: The first Driving Institute in the UAE to obtain the Dubai Quality Award in the Professional Services Sector.

    Dubai Quality Award
    2002
  • In House License Issue
    License Issue

    In House License issue by Dubai Police.

    In House License Issue
    2002
  • New look for EDI vehicles
    New look for EDI vehicles

    EDI Training Vehicles got their new look.

    New look for EDI vehicles
    2002
2003
  • Children Play Area
    Children Play Area

    EDI added a Children Play Area to its existing facilities: The playroom provided adequate assistance to mother who get to bring their little ones with them and leave them to play, watch cartoons, read story books etc while they take their driving lessons

    Children Play Area
    2003
2004
  • Fujairah National driving Institute

    Fujairah National driving Institute was opened under the supervision and management support of EDI.

    Fujairah National driving Institute was opened
    2003
2005
  • IAM Ltd. Accredited
    IAM Ltd

    IAM Ltd. Accredited: EDI announced its Accreditation by the Institute of Advanced Motorist (IAM) Fleet Training (UK).

    IAM Ltd. Accredited
    2005
  • Driver Training Manual
    Driver Training Manual

    Driver Training Manual: It's a comprehensive training manual for learning to drive in Dubai.

    Driver Training Manual
    2005
  • Opened Instructor Training Centre
    Driver Training Manual

    EDI Opened Instructor Training Centre: The Centre, first of its kind in Dubai , is aimed at improving the quality of training provided to students and will go a long way in raising the standards of driving in the UAE.

    Opened Instructor Training Centre
    2005
2006
  • OHSAS 18001 Certified
    OHSAS 18001

    EDI became OHSAS 18001 Certified

    OHSAS 18001 Certified
    2006
  • Heavy Forklift Training
    Heavy Forklift Training

    EDI started Heavy Forklift Training.

    Heavy Forklift Training
    2006
  • Advanced Driving Simulators
    Advanced Driving Simulators

    EDI acquired Advanced Driving Simulators

    Advanced Driving Simulators
    2006
  • Seat Belt Convincer
    Seat Belt Convincer

    Seat Belt convincer was introduced: EDI introduced a seatbelt convincer device to create strong-impact awareness of the need for wearing seatbelts

    Seat Belt Convincer
    2006
2007
  • Advanced Lectures Facility
    Advanced Lectures Facility

    EDI developed Lectures Facility with highly interactive lectures for its students

    Advanced Lectures Facility
    2007
  • Student Driving CD
    Student Driving CD

    Student Driving CD: EDI provided its trainee drivers with special training CD's to help them understand actual driving scenarios and maneuvering techniques.

    Student Driving CD
    2007
  • EDI Call Centre
    EDI Call Centre

    EDI Call Centre was established to serve the EDI customers better.

    EDI Call Centre
    2007
2008
  • EDI improved its office infrastructures
    EDI Infrastructure

    EDI improved its office premises and facilities.

    EDI improved its office premises and facilities
    2008
  • EDI won the GEMAS award
    GEMAS award

    EDI won the GEMAS award

    EDI won the GEMAS award
    2008
  • Mama I’m Home
    Mama I’m Home

    Launch of the Mama I’m Home Campaign – Children Road Safety Campaign. EDI distributed close to 150,000 Road Safety Toolkits to school children.

    EDI’s Children Safety Campaign “ Mama I’m Home” proved its worth by winning the 2008 Gulf Effectiveness in Marketing Awards (GEMAS) in the Best use of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) category

    EDI's Children Safety Campaign "Mama I’m Home"
    2008
  • EDI Ladies Section
    Image

    Opening of the EDI Ladies Section: H. E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board & Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), opened an exclusive lady driving section in Emirates Driving Institute, a first of its kind in the GCC and Middle East region.

    Opening of the EDI Ladies Section
    2008
  • Green Campaign
    EDI Drives Green Campaign

    EDI Drives Green Campaign: EDI initiated a campaign, EDI Drives Green, to educate people and spread awareness on ways to conserve fuel and drive green.

    EDI Drives Green Campaign
    2008
  • Rollover Car
    EDI introduced the Rollover Car

    EDI introduced the Rollover Car Demonstration to educate people about the importance of Buckling Up while driving.

    EDI introduced the Rollover Car
    2008
2009
  • Disabled Driver’s Training course
    Disabled Driver's Training course

    Disabled Driver’s Training course at EDI: Emirates Driving Institute (EDI), in cooperation with Road and Transport Authority (RTA), Rashid Hospital, Arabian Automobiles Nissan and a leading Swedish company has initiated the first Disabled Driver Training Programme in Dubai for people who are unable to drive using foot pedals

    Disabled Driver’s Training course
    2009
  • Emirates Advanced Driving
    Emirates Advanced Driving

    EDI established a new division called the Emirates Advanced Driving for post license training.

    Emirates Advanced Driving
    2009
  • New Defensive Driving Course
    New Defensive Driving Course

    New Defensive Driving Course launched: A completely new DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE, specifically designed and tested to meet the demanding requirements of the UAE and for use also in the wider GCC. This new course builds on the EDI reputation of the previous Defensive Driving Course – the most sought-after post-license driver training course in the UAE.

    New Defensive Driving Course
    2009
  • Children Road Safety Talk Series
    Children Road Safety Talk Series

    Children Road Safety Talk Series: EDI started offering free Road Safety lectures and role-plays in schools. It visited more than 90 schools to provide the Road Safety message.

    Children Road Safety Talk Series
    2009
2010
  • Loyalty Programme
    EDI Loyalty Programme

    EDI Loyalty Programme- In collaboration with Amaal Discount Card Services, the EDI LOYALTY PROGRAMME enabled the students of EDI to choose from a range of exciting offers on an exhaustive list that includes - dining, shopping, entertainment, healthcare, electronics, personal grooming, travel deals and many more, just by flashing the EDI Loyalty Card!

    EDI Loyalty Programme
    2010
  • DAST Award
    EDI wins DAST Award

    EDI wins DAST Award: Emirates Driving Institute (EDI) wins Dubai Awards for Sustained Transport (DAST) in the Special Needs Category for the introduction of their Disabled Driver Training Course

    EDI wins DAST Award
    2010
  • KidZania-Dubai Mall
    EDI Opened in KidZania-Dubai Mall

    EDI Opened in KidZania-Dubai Mall: Emirates Driving Institute (EDI) represents the only driving school in KidZania- Dubai Mall where children are thought basic safe driving rules before obtaining their 1st drivers license as a part of the process in KidZania.

    KidZania-Dubai Mall
    2010
  • RTA honors EDI as best Driving school
    Best Driving school

    RTA honors EDI as best Driving school: Emirates Driving Institute (EDI) was recently honored as the best driving school in Dubai by the Licensing Agency at Road and Transport Authority for scoring the least number of offences and best customer service results.

    RTA honors EDI as best Driving school
    2010
  • Safety Award for best contractor
    Safety Award for best

    Safety Award for best contractor: EDI ranked second in winning the Safety award for Best Contractor from the RTA during the second edition of the Safety Awards 2010 at the RTA headquarters in Dubai.

    Safety Award for best contractor
    2010
2010
  • AA driving School
    AA driving School UK

    EDI trained their Driving instructors and Technical staff in accordance with the syllabus administered by the Automobile Association Developments Limited of the UK.

    EDI became the Affiliate of the AA driving School UK.
    2010
  • EDI Cricket Team
    EDI Cricket Team

    EDI Cricket Team was established.

    EDI Cricket Team was established.
    2010
  • New Motorcycle Training
    Motorcycle Training

    New Training Methodology adapted for Motorcycle Training

    New Training Methodology adapted for Motorcycle Training
    2010
  • New Desert Driving Course
    New Desert Driving Course

    New Desert Driving Course Launched under the EAD umbrella.

    New Desert Driving Course
    2010
  • Desert Driving Manual
    Desert Driving Manual

    Desert Driving Manual Launched: A comprehensive guide to driving in the Desert.

    Desert Driving Manual
    2010
2011
  • Prestigious 'Superbrand' status
    EDI Awarded the prestigious 'Superbrand' status

    EDI Awarded the prestigious 'Superbrand' status.

    EDI Awarded the prestigious 'Superbrand' status.
    2011
  • Award for Sustained Transport
    EDI Wins Dubai Award for Sustained Transport (DAST) for Disabled Driving and Defensive Driving course

    EDI Wins Dubai Award for Sustained Transport (DAST) for Disabled Driving and Defensive Driving course.

    EDI Wins Dubai Award for Sustained Transport (DAST) for Disabled Driving and Defensive Driving course.
    2011
2012
  • All new Brand Identity
    EDI Unveils 'All new Brand Identity'

    EDI Unveils 'All new Brand Identity'

    EDI Unveils 'All new Brand Identity'
    2012
  • Solo Driver Training Facility
    EDI inaugurates its brand new 'Solo Driver Training Facility'

    EDI inaugurates its brand new 'Solo Driver Training Facility'.

    EDI inaugurates its brand new 'Solo Driver Training Facility'.
    2012
 
 
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