Wednesday , 16 January 2019

Safety & Security

Transforming Infrastructure through Advocacy

How a voluntary group in Bangalore is pushing for change while shunning the limelight Praja.in is a community of part time volunteers who brainstorm, blog and promote advocacy of various urban transformation initiatives. Ravi Chandran of TrafficInfraTech spoke with the core members to understand their journey During the period spanning late 2005 and early 2006, Pranav Jha, a successful professional, ...

Metal Crash Barriers

G R Infraprojects limited is a leading manufacturer of world class Metal Crash Barrier. It has its Manufacturing & Galvanizing Plant in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The company believes in the latest technologies invented, implemented and used worldwide. The manufacturing plant produces quality conscious material for road safety and construction companies with state of the art technology resources. The plant has a ...

An investment in Traffic Safety

In modern infrastructure, road markings are a fundamental contributor to road safety and driver comfort. Markings that are well-designed, accurately applied and durable,  help people get to where they want to go faster as well as safer! To actually lower the n u m b e r of traffic accidents, road markings are one of the key tools to improve ...

Post-collision fires in road vehicles

The loss of human lives and body injuries as a consequence of post-crash fires either by smoke inhalation or due to burn injuries are unfortunately not uncommon. The literature indicates that fire events related to crashes are still a significant problem. The increased combustible load in newer vehicles is an important factor to be taken into account for fire safety, ...

Seeing growth potential in India

  Over the last 50 years, the highway industry has witnessed tremendous evolution in technology.   Both government and the private sector have worked hard to bring new practices and products to improve efficiency and safety.  Avery Dennison has been a part of this evolution by staying focused on the needs of its customers while developing products and services that enhance ...

Safe and Smart Cities REVOLUTION IN TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE

Logipix has made the next step in the evolution of traffic surveillance as it successfully combines high frame rate, extremely high resolution and automated violation detection methods in a complete high-end solution. Smart City solutions are best serving the needs of citizens to live a safe, convenient and happy life. The mission to develop Smart Cities in India consists of ...

Driving performance and Crash Characteristics of Indian Drivers

Dr Neelima Chakrabarty, Sr Principal Scientist & Kamini Gupta Sr Technical Officer, Traffic Engineering and Safety Division, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, share the observations from a study conducted among the commercial drivers under different simulated terrains under Indian Traffic Conditions. Driving is a complex task requiring a vigilant mind and sound health. Major cause of accidents has been identified as ...

Reducing the risk of bus fires

SP Fire Research, Sweden is one of the largest  fire research facilities in the world and has  been active in promoting bus fire safety for  more than a decade. Björn Sundström, Head, and Fredrik Rosen, Marketing Manager SP Fire Research, outline how bus fire safety research can reduce the risk of fires Aircraft, trains and passenger ships all have well ...

Safe City project in Nanded

The Nanded police keeps crowds and historic landmarks safe with smart video from Axis solution enabling remote monitoring, supporting manual intelligence and improving operational efficiency Nanded houses the second largest Gurudwara house of worship in India and attracts hundreds of pilgrims and tourists every day. The growing security concerns were recognized early by the Nanded Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC) ...

CCTV Camera & Traffic Management

As India gear towards making the Smart Cities mission a reality, there is an urgent need to prioritise the needs of individual cities and form a development plans. Although there are various model cities around the world, India will have to shape its own unique smart cities, considering its strengths and weaknesses. How smartly we build, manage and operate our ...

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