Driving schools with simulators instead of instructors are gaining popularity in China

Residents of large Chinese cities are increasingly choosing driving schools that use 4D simulators and virtual reality for immersive learning..

Many driving schools in the Middle Kingdom open high-tech departments that work without instructors and cars. Companies say driving simulator training effectively replaces traditional methods, but is much cheaper..

The training process in such centers is more like a video game for driving traffic on roads with traffic lights, pedestrians, buildings and trees. Training is carried out entirely on special simulators with curved screens or a VR headset.  This makes it easy to select different routes and weather conditions in class.

The main reason for the popularity of this option is its cheapness. Simulators cost 3-4 times cheaper than a regular training car, while driving schools save on personnel, fuel, rent, taxes. Therefore, the cost of such courses is much lower than traditional ones..

Sami artificial intelligence-based simulators and software are constantly improving. A variant has already been developed that imitates not only a passenger car, but also a bus.. 

Driving schools with simulators instead of instructors are gaining popularity in China

However, even though on the effectiveness of the method, to pass the exam, students still need to practice a little on real cars.

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text: Ilya Bauer, photo: SCMP / Jane Zhang

Driving schools with simulators instead of instructors are gaining popularity in China

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