Monday , 6 July 2020

Safety & Security

Project Partnership of Government and Muskaan Foundation for Road Safety: A Success Story

Jaipur-based non-profit organization Muskaan had initiated a project to create road safety awareness with special emphasis on BRTS and Metro routes. The objective of the project was to bring down the number of fatalities on the operative dedicated BRTS route. This article intends to present the fact that a lot can be achieved in the field of road safety when ...

Delta Video Wall for Mumbai Metro

Delta Displays, a division of the Delta Group, has provided a high-end Video Wall solution to the Operations Control Centre (OCC) of Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd. MMOPL has invested in Delta’s Lamp based video wall solution for its prestigious project in Mumbai. The DLP based rear projection lamp video wall offers crystal clear images, a controller capable of handling ...

How Transport Pricing Reforms can increase Road Safety

This article investigates how transportation pricing reforms – higher fuel taxes, efficient road tolls and parking fees, distance-based pricing, and reduced transit fares – can help increase traffic safety. Research described in this report indicates that, in addition to their other economic, social and environmental benefits, these reforms tend to reduce traffic accidents. However, this benefit is often overlooked: pricing ...

Laser Technology International Traffic Safety Dealer Meeting

Parallel to Intertraffic, Amsterdam, the Annual International Traffic Safety Dealer Meeting of Laser Technology Inc., (LTI) was hosted at city’s Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center. The meeting saw representatives from many countries including Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The dealer meeting featured presentations from several departments from LTI, such as International Sales, Marketing and Engineering. David Williams, Laser Technology’s CEO ...

Roads to Safety

India has the dubious distinction of having maximum number of fatalities on our roads. During the year 2012, 138275 people were killed in 4,90,000 accidents. Improvement of roads and availability of new age vehicles have led to increased speed on the road and thereby increased accidents. As such road safety is an area of concern for all the Government. V ...

Safety Audit of an Urban Expressway

The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) conducted a Road Safety Audit (RSA) in March, 2013, aimed at mitigating the rising road crashes on the Noida – Greater NOIDA Expressway, as well as for suggesting appropriate aesthetic and safety improvements to the central verge of the carriageway. The author gives the details of the study which was sponsored by the New ...

Are India’s popular small cars unsafe?

India is now the sixth largest in the world for the production and sale of passenger cars. India could become the world?s third largest market by 2020. However, unlike most other major car producing nations, India does not yet require its vehicles to meet the United Nation?s minimum crash test standards and does not have a New Car Assessment Programme ...

Urban Safety: The two-wheeler phenomenon

Ranjit Gadgil, Programme Director, Parisar, discusses the safety risks associated with the ever-increasing use of two wheelers in the country, and the need to improve public transport. Pune, once known as a ?cycling city? has very rapidly transformed into a ?two-wheeler? city, a process which began in the late 80s, accelerating throughout the 90s. With the turn of the century, ...

Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor

The Central government has placed the Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (ADKIC), which involved the initial budgetary support worth `5,749cr, on the fast track. The project will be the second of its kind, after the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor. It will be aligned to the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor and will be spread across 20 cities in seven states passing through Punjab, Haryana, ...

Delta at ISE 2014, Amsterdam

Delta, a leading provider of display technologies, will exhibit its state-of-the-art display solutions at ISE 2014, Amsterdam from February 4-6, 2014. Delta?s Ultra Slim Series Video Wall will showcase its advanced, lightweight design and suitability for smart control rooms while our vision control systems, DVCS and MiNiCON will demonstrate their value-added features on LCD Video Walls for control rooms and ...