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Friday , 30 September 2022

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Road Safety 2.0: How technology-driven measures can prevent road accidents

World Economic Forum-led Road Safety 2.0 pilots also reveal that over 80% of accidents are due to human errors and a majority can be prevented with the use of technology to compensate for human limitations, states, Akhilesh Srivastava, World Economic Forum, Leading Road Safety 2.0 in India. Road safety has always been a complex and multifaceted issue. But despite many ...

The Role of Driver Vision in Road Safety

The key elements of the driving process are driver, vehicle, and driving environment in which the driver plays the pivotal role. The human eyes provide vital information about visual behaviour. Studying the driver’s gaze behaviour is important to improve driving safety conditions and, consequently, to enhance the general traffic safety. An analysis by Dr. A Mohan Rao, Senior Principal Scientist, ...

“Metal” Solutions to Road Safety

Zavod Prodmash of Russia, is a leading manufacturer of material for road sector structures like guard rails and hot dip galvanized products. Timothy Popov, Head of Exports, JSC, says the company participation in the forthcoming TrafficInfraTech Expo will help to gain a better understanding of the Indian market and should stimulate the interest of Indian consumers to Russian manufacturers. Zavod ...

Roping in the Wire Rope Barriers

Wire Rope Safety Barrier is light and cost effective; we need to innovate its usage to help reduce fatalities, road accidents, says Bharat Anand, Partner, Safety First while talking to Valencia Fernandes What is the importance of the use of Wire Rope Barriers in the context to Indian Road Safety? Wire Rope Safety Barriers (WRSB) are a fairly old product ...

India’s first underwater train and deepest metro station to be operational By 2023

This is a one-of-a-kind underwater metro train which is built in India and is being compared to Eurostar which joins London and Paris Gear up for some unique and amazing ride! India’s first underwater train in Kolkata is all set to be fully completed by 2023. The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) has made a way to pass under the ...

Case Study: ITMS for enhanced productivity

IBI in association with ITI Limited have designed and implemented an Integrated Traffic Management System at Gandhamardhan mines of Odisha Mining Corporation. Main objective of the system is to enhance productivity to reach the desired output levels, Safety and Transparency.  Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) Limited is the nodal agency for mining operations in the State of Odisha established in 1961. ...

Revolutionising Highway Development

“Data Lake has turned out to be a game-changer for holistic infrastructure development”- writes Mihir Dakwala, Head- Data Science and Machine Learning at Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd National Highways Authority of India recently grabbed headlines by announcing a project to construct a 1380 KM long expressway between Delhi and Mumbai which would be the longest in the world. NHAI has ...

Public Transport and ITS

ITS systems for public transport can help cities design their bus network, optimise the operational plan, monitor the operations in real-time and provide information to the public. The streamlining of configuration and operation of public transport will increase system reliability and increase the usage of Public Transport, says Dr. Rajesh Krishnan, CEO, ITS planners and Engineers Private Limited. We have ...

‘Safe System’ approach to Road safety

According to the most recent World Bank report, road safety management in India could improve with an inclusive approach. The report recommended a stronger emphasis on institutional ownership of the problem, accountability for safety, safer infrastructure, a regulatory framework that demands greater vehicle safety for all road users, targeted enforcement of unsafe road user behaviors, and improved post-crash health services, ...

Road Safety 2.0: The Way Ahead

The reason for unsafe roads is complex and multi-faceted, requiring a systematic approach: road safety management, safer road users, safer vehicles, safer infrastructure, and post-accident care. The conventional measures for road safety are not yielding the desired results and there is an urgency for a new approach, writes Akhilesh Srivastava, World Economic Forum, Leading Road Safety 2.0 in India. India ...