Emirates Driving Institute is the largest and the most successful Driving Institute in Dubai and the Middle East and has been in operation since 1991. It is a part of the renowned Belhasa Group. EDI provides Driver License Acquisition training Courses using its fleet of over 1000 vehicles in different vehicle categories like Light Motor Vehicle (Car), Heavy Bus, Light Bus, Heavy Truck, Shovel, Forklift, and Motor Cycles. Around 500,000 students have acquired their driving licenses from EDI since its inception. EDI has over 1000 qualified male and female Instructors of different nationalities who can instruct the students in their primary language making it easier for them to learn.
The driving tuition standards are set at International levels and the driving tuition methods are continuously updated to make use of the latest driving techniques. EDI's International partners, The Institute of The Motor Industry of The UK (IMI), The International Association for Driver Education and The Institute of Advanced Motorist-UK (IAM) play a major role to ensure constant updating and adapting to latest leading edge driving & testing tuition developments. EDI's Driver Training Methodology has been accredited by AA Driving School in UK. It has recently been awarded the certification of being an Affiliate of the AA Driving School. Emirates Driving Institute has trained their Driving Instructors and Technical Training Staff in accordance with the syllabus administered by Automobile Association Developments Limited of the United Kingdom.
The newly established division of Emirates Driving Institute known as the Emirates Advanced Driving offers Post License Training Courses like Defensive Driving, Desert Driving, Expat orientation and Refresher Courses to delegates with valid UAE License.
Another path breaking initiative of EDI is the first Disabled Driver Training Programme in Dubai for people who are unable to drive using foot pedals. This training course is delivered using hand controlled adapted vehicles.
Emirates Driving Institute received the ‘Best Driving School-2012’ award from RTA in March, 2013. In 2016 EDI was awarded 'Best Service Provider' by RTA in Tastahel Awards
In 2009, EDI won the Dubai Award for Sustained Transport in the Special Needs Category for introduction and implementation of this course for people with below waist disabilities.
EDI became OHSAS 18001:1999 certified in the year 2006 and it is the first driving school in the world to get the ISO accreditation since 1997. In the year 2002 EDI won the Dubai Quality Award (DQA) in the Professional Services Sector which was presented by H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and the UAE Minister of Defense. In 2015 again EDI won DQA in service sector.
AT EDI it is believed that in the pursuit of quality and excellence there is no finishing line.