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The early years

Devices to control access and transit were in existence well before the Christian Era. The word ‘barrier’ is derived from ‘bar’, meaning a physical obstruction, and can be traced back through French to its Latin roots. Today it is often used in connection with the controlled blocking of traffic lanes, so that barriers and vehicles are items of hardware that ...

Vehicle Barrier A lot more than just up and down

Recently introduced Micro Drive generation of barriers by Magnetic Autocontrol GmbH are based on the patented MHTM drive system which is integrated into the enclosure to make a very compact design of unit.

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: The Need for Traffic Management and Engineering

“Road Safety is a multi-sectoral and multi-dimensional issue. It incorporates the development and management of road infrastructure, provision of safer vehicles, legislation and law enforcement, mobility planning, provision of health and hospital services, child safety, urban land use planning, etc. In other words, its ambit spans engineering aspects of both, roads and vehicles on one hand and the provision of ...

Park it. Connect it. Manage It

Connectivity, Mobility and Management are the most important factors of parking management in these highly automated times. An integrated approach and well planned infrastructure are the need of the hour.

Coloured Surfacing

Coloured Surfacing forms an important part of new road technology as it brings down death or serious injuries on road

In pursuance of Zero

Vision Zero Academy of Sweden will facilitate the successful implementation of Vision Zero which is expected to become a major road safety policy all over the world

Interview with: Harish Baijal, A crusade against drunk-driving The Mumbai Experiment

Early 2008, on testing positive for drunk driving at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai, an investment banker threw notes worth Rs 2000 on the traffic constable who had apprehended him. Harish Baijal, the then Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic), was so miffed with the audacity of the Honda Accord owner that he personally argued the case in court resulting in the ...

Road Safety in a new light

3M's retroreflective sheeting technology has transformed the science of light reflectivity on the roads and plays a significant role in road safety.

Guangzhou’s BRTS experiment

In the past two years, China has become the world’s fastest-growing market for high-speed city buses. So, despite the Chinese wanting to join the international bandwagon of adding to the already existing two billion cars, this parallel arrangement of BRTS has proved to be a boon to the users of congested roads. Early this year, the southern city of Guangzhou ...

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