Saturday , 11 July 2020

Safety & Security

Improving Road Safety Infrastructure

What makes a journey safe? Better drivers or better roads? While we agree that India’s road safety record needs to improve, how are we going to go about it remains a matter of debate. Indian cities are trying to be smart and safe with the use of Video Surveillance and Advanced Traffic Management Systems. TrafficInfraTech spoke to Smart City CEOs, ...

Stronger institutions for safer roads: The Indian example

India needs a well resourced and empowered national road safety agency – a central unit that would coordinate the efforts of all stakeholders, writes Justin Runji, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank India is facing a growing road safety crisis: over the last decade, road fatalities have increased significantly to reach 22.6 per 100,000 population (2016 WHO estimates). That means almost ...

Future Mobility in India Connected, Intelligent, Safe…

SecondlyMobility is a key driver of the economy. Better mobility reduces the burden of travel & transportation and can boost economic growth. With car sharing, high capacity public transit, high speed rails, electric vehicles etc the mobility landscape could look very different in the coming years says Preeti Swaminathan. The future of mobility is going to be integrated and multimodal. ...

Road Safety Today: The dynamic epoch

Avery Dennison, the silver partner at the event believes that road safety is no accident and needs focused measures at all levels. Road Safety is everybody’s responsibility. The same was presented the technical session at the exhibition. The persistent issues of around road safety negligence were highlighted, trailed by practical solutions that can contribute to a reduction in road accidents ...

Tackling Traffic Tantrums

Modern traffic management is a highly evolved science. For decades, the ever-burgeoning complexities of city traffic have challenged planners and policymakers to find yet smarter ways for both its macro and micromanagement. Rohan Ambike spoke to various Smart City CEOs and finds out why systemic improvements to traffic management are the only answer to resolving the serious threat to the ...

Solutions for changing driver behaviour and safer highways

The situations we have in our country demand resilient and robust road safety products and solutions. We have a unique set of challenges on Indian roads that are vastly different from road circumstances globally. Safety on our roads today is impacted by speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, traffic management systems that are not geared for Indian ...

Hikvision’s IP Surveillance Solution Secures Indofil Plant

Hikvision provided a robust IP Video Surveillance Solution to Indofil’s Dahej Plant by doing elaborate planning and sleek execution Indofil Industries Limited, a part of the KK Modi group, has a very strong domestic base and a well-recognized international presence. Both the businesses — agricultural chemicals and specialty and performance chemicals — 8877 are poised for much faster growth through ...

Improving Road Safety for Children

Avery Dennison Fluorescent Films stands out during dusk and dawn says Linda Andersen, Marketing Coordinator, Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions Europe, Middle East, Africa All traffic signs are important, but few are as important as school crossings that alert motorists to watch for children. Near playgrounds and schools, you’re more likely to encounter small children that might not be alert to ...

Mainstreaming road safety audits: Making Indian roads safer

Among the several government initiatives being implemented, a key one is the Road Safety Audit. Until 2014 road safety audits were rare and not required in India. A World Bank-financed initiative—the National Highways Interconnectivity Improvement Project (NHIIP)—helped introduce systematic use of design-stage road safety audits across India’s road system, starting with the project’s 1,100 km of roads. Among the changes ...

People counting for increased retail success

Counting people who enter malls or stores can help you improve customer experiences and boost your revenues Counting people who enter your mall or store throughout the day can help you to improve your operations in a number of ways. It becomes possible, for example, to precisely increase the number of staff during busy times to improve service on the ...