Wednesday , 26 June 2019

Safety & Security

TRAFFICINFRATECH EXPO 2011 On the road to success

On February 2, 2011 when the nation’s capital woke up to a chilly morning, not many realised the excitement NSIC Exhibition Complex at Okhla would generate two or three hours later. For, very soon the who’s who of the transport industry, related with road safety, traffic & transport solutions and traffic management in some way or the other, began making ...

Vehicle Safety: Impediments to Road Safety Audits in India

In this Decade for Action on Road Safety, the best beginning to safer roads is by religiously taking up Road Safety Audits during the planning and designing stage itself. Dr Nishi Mittal, Head of Traffic Engineering & Safety at Central Road Research Institute, writes on the impediments faced in India on performing RSAs. Road accidents are a major cause of ...

Seminars at the Expo They came, they discussed, they showed the way…

While exhibitors were busy handling the rush of visitors at their stalls, subjects of highway and urban traffic management and safety were being discussed in detail at seminars held side by side on the second and third days of TrafficInfraTech Expo. Experts discussed various related issues in depth and also took serious questions from the audience.

Vehicle Safety: It’s time for a revolution!

A revolution is taking place in Pedestrian Protection. While immense research is on in passive and active safety, it is important to accomplish new tests scenario where preventive safety systems are allowed to be kept in active crash tests

Bangalore does it with Blackberry

Today, nearly 50 major works related to surface transport are going on in Bangalore city - flyovers, underpasses, road widening and Metro work. Roads have been dug up for laying water sewerage pipe lines or power / telephone cables along 60km, which has affected 80 junctions. There are 70-80 junctions with traffic diversions. The number of vehicles on the roads has reached 35 lakh of which 75% are two-wheelers. There are 40,000 intersections of which at least 1000 require constant monitoring. Topping all these is the shortage of the police personnel. Yet, under the leadership of Praveen Sood, the Additional Commissioner of Police, Traffic, the Bangalore City Traffic Police has been keeping the city very much ‘under control’. Sood spoke with TrafficInfraTech’s Editor-in-Chief Mangala Chandran on the City’s Traffic Management Centre (TMC) and the adoption of technology to collect, process and disseminating traffic data.

Using traffic signages, the smart way

Avery Dennison’s latest product OmniCube™ not only improves retro-reflectivity but its Intelligent Cube Technology efficiently returns light to drivers of all vehicles, including heavy Trucks, SUVs, Automobiles with the newest headlight designs and motorcycles.

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