It is very easy to get driving direction in US. All the streets have names which makes it easier to give the directions. This also makes it easier for websites to give driving directions online. However, in India, where cities are not well planned and roads are not named it becomes difficult to give directions based on them. Therefore, people usually rely on landmarks and asking people on the streets to reach their destination.
Though it will take years to get a US style driving directions progress is being made. The following sites are trying to make getting directions a little easier: