Thursday , 20 June 2019

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Electronic Toll Collection

ETC Systems, a vehicle indentification technology based on EPC, Gen-2 and ISO 18000-6C standards, will entirely transform toll collection in India. As it provides a centralised database and a unique ID to vehicles, it will enable the usage of many other applications too.

‘Janmarg’- Connecting people in Ahmedabad

Janmarg, a project of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation under JnNURM, is planned as an evolving system. A one of its kind project, it is sensitive to the needs of the people its vehicles carry.

Using traffic signages, the smart way

Avery Dennison’s latest product OmniCube™ not only improves retro-reflectivity but its Intelligent Cube Technology efficiently returns light to drivers of all vehicles, including heavy Trucks, SUVs, Automobiles with the newest headlight designs and motorcycles.

Using Smartphones in cars for road safety

Swedish Transport Authorities are planning to start discussions with leading telecom companies to provide in-built mobile phones in cars that will switch off or automatically slow down the car if the driver reacts in a dangerous manner due to a phone conversation. Italy, on the other hand, has developed a software that allows information on hazardous roads to be shared through all smartphones.

Interview with: Vivek Phansalkar, ‘Strengthening of Public transport is the key’

Ganapati Visarjan this year went without a traffic hiccup in Mumbai under his supervision. And now with emphasis on new technology, stationing women cops at traffic signals, organising driving lessons and workshops for errant drivers, and kickstarting an initative of levying fine with a smile, Mumbai’s new Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Vivek Phansalkar seems to be a man in ...

Castrol India’s Journey towards Zero Accident…

Unfortunately, many drivers and riders, especially in developing countries, do not do any pre journey planning and driver training and discipline is limited. Add to that a rapidly growing vehicle population; with the result that countries like China and India account for the largest number of road accidents in the world – with India holding the dubious distinction of topping ...

Safeguarding our roads

Envoys Electronics has been a pioneer in Traffic Safety equipment in India. Its Chairman Mahendra Singh Kohli has been a member of the IS Panel which formulated the IS Standard Specifications for Road Safety Signals in 1964. He and the company’s Managing Director Rasmeet Singh Kohli spoke with TrafficInfraTech on the innovations in safety equipment and the latest in signaling ...

Makeover for Flyover

Ashok Datar, Chairman, Mumbai Environment Network emphasises the need for optimum use of space under flyovers and the efficacy of the disarmingly simple concept of providing right turning lanes under them. After a year-long study of Mumbai’s Santa Cruz flyover, he has proposed a makeover plan. The pictures of filthy bathrooms, broken staircases and marble sinks with stains of spit ...

Implementing Road Maintenance Management System

If a comprehensive Road Maintenance Management System suggested by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is implemented soon, the condition of roads in Greater Mumbai will improve drastically

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