Institute of Driver Training and Research

Institute of Driver Training and Research

About us

MoRTH, Govt. of India, initiated to establish model Institutes for drivers training and research in selected states during 10th five-year plan. Government of Kerala utilized this opportunity and Kerala Motor Vehicle Department established an IDTR at Edappal in 25 acres of land with suitable building and facilities in 2014 with the financial assistance of Govt. of Kerala and Kerala Road Safety Authority. IDTR registered under societies Act and run by Kerala Motor Vehicle Department. IDTR, Kerala is conducting scientific training programs for drivers, driving school instructors and officers of Motor Vehicle Department for improving road user behavior.


Functions of IDTR

Sl No

Name of Course / Functions


Training for drivers of vehicles carrying Hazardous Goods (3 Days)


PUCC Technicians Training (2 Weeks)


Driving School Instructor Training course


Crash Prevention Course and other drivers training


Motor Vehicles Officers Training and Research on Road Safety subjects related to Driver Behavior


Other Advisory duties entrusted by Transport Department.


Contact Details
Office : 0494 2972100
Mobile : 9400172100
Email :

Website :



Institute of Driver Training and Research (IDTR)
Kandanakam, Kalady (PO), Edappal, Malappuram District
Kerala. PIN – 679582

Landmark – Near KSRTC Regional Workshop, Edappal

Nearest Bus Stop – Kandanakam Bus Stop or KSRTC Regional Workshop Bus Station, Edappal
Nearest Railway Station –Kuttippuram
Nearest Airport - Calicut International Airport


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