Friday , 19 July 2019

Safety & Security

Walking through Austria

Vienna: A traveller?s delight Vienna is an ideal city to be emulated for multimodal transport, says Bina C Balakrishnan. Here, she writes an experiential piece on how, despite being new to the city, she could comfortably travel using public transport ? without any fear of a motorist hitting her on the street, and could get information on the modes of ...

How Safe are we on Our Roads?

Vidyottama Sharma speaks with the industry, enforcement agencies, NGOs and medical fraternity on the safety on our roads, enforcement issues, decision dilemmas and solutions

Haddon Matrix for Work-related Road safety in India

Surveys have revealed that most of the accidents in India take place when people drive to work or drive as a part of their work. Haddon Matrix can be an answer to improve work-related road safety in India, says Dr Will Murray, Research Director, Interactive Driving Systems, the United Kingdom.

Reducing accidents and following rules

If the government and enforcement agencies make up their mind to do so, reducing accidents and enforcing traffic discipline is not a difficult task to handle. Ashok Datar, Chairman, Mumbai Environmental Social Network, writes on how IT can be used for better compliance with law in mega cities.

For a safe and sustainable Chennai Pedestrian Safety is the key

Despite various measures being adopted by the Tamil Nadu government in Chennai, the road fatality rate hasn?t reduced much. Roshan Toshniwal, Consultant with Transparent Chennai, CDF (Centre for Development Finance), IFMR takes a detailed look into the real problems plaguing road safety and advocates safe pedestrian infrastructure strongly.

Safety in trains Playing with Fire

Fire safety in trains is an oft-neglected issue in India. While train accidents take place a little too often for various reasons, fire safety needs a serious looking into and quick remedial action. Our trains still run on archaic systems that nearly overlook fire safety norms. Solutions are available. Only, they need to be followed in spirit, says Vidyottama Sharma.

Five ways to Distinguish a good Mobile DVR

With the continuously rising road accidents and the danger of violent attacks in the country there is a need for effective and continuous traffic surveillance on the roads. The advantages of stable power supply, high vibration resistance and a wide range of reliable data transmission options make mobile Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) an effective solution for this purpose.

?Security and surveillance products are very important today?

Iqbal Singh Jagdeva, Managing Director, Turbo Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd talks about the importance of security and surveillance products for the transportation industry What, according to you, is the importance of security and surveillance products for the transportation sector? Security and surveillance products are as important for the transportation sector as they are, for example, for offices, industries and homes. ...

Technology for Mobile Traffic Enforcement

Anywhere Enforcement, which means enforcement at random locations, is a practice that is catching up in India. It uses the deployment of a latest technology package – the Interceptor. The Interceptor is a purpose-configured integrated system that comprises an appropriate vehicle platform, enforcement equipment, accessories, comforts and conveniences for enhancing the practice of Anywhere Enforcement.

“Quality is important because people’s lives depend on our products”

Manish Nagpal, Director, Madhav Safety Works Pvt Ltd talks about the challenges facing the road safety industry and the measures needed to manufacture quality safety products As a manufacturer and wholesaler of road safety products, what challenges do you face in your operations? The biggest challenge we have found is the lack of awareness regarding road safety standards. Of course ...