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Thursday , 30 June 2022

Traffic Management

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. ...

There should be zero tolerance to traffic offences

Jagdeep Desai, Architect and Secretary & Founder Trustee, Forum for Improving Quality of Life in Mumbai, feels our laws are not inadequate but often, the enforcement agencies are inefficient. Here, he gives multi-pronged precautionary and remedial measures for road safety. Planning, administrative and enforcement authorities seem to make solutions as visible as possible to the public in order to show ...

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.

Yamuna Expressway- Concrete corridor with integrated ITS Systems

Yamuna Expressway, in the State of Uttar Pradesh, is an ITS marvel. The 165kms long Expressway that was thrown open to the public on August 9 this year, and has cost the Jaypee Group `11,000 crore, is the country’s longest six-laned (extendable to eight lanes) access controlled concrete pavement stretch and is signal-free. It has reduced the distance between Agra and Delhi to around 211kms and the travel time between the two cities to 150 minutes, and between Greater Noida and the tourist hotspot to just 90 minutes. TrafficInfraTech took a ride on the Expressway on the eve of its inauguration. The Zero point being blocked for arrangements for the opening ceremony, the onward journey towards the control room at first main Toll Plaza located at Jewar (38kms from Greater Noida), took the vehicle through underpasses, service roads, the villages and of course, along Jaypees’s Buddh International Formula one track. Mangala Chandran on the experience and the technological marvel that is Yamuna Expressway.

TrafficInfraTech Expo: Seminar: May 19, 2012

The session on the topic ‘The need for, challenges in and advantages of achieving Unified ITS Solutions for Highway & Urban Traffic in India’ was moderated by Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Officer on Special Duty (OSD), Urban Transport Development and Ex-Officio Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. The panelists were Vivek Phansalkar, Joint Commissioner of Police – Traffic, Mumbai; Dr CSRK Prasad, Professor & Head, Transportation Division, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT Warangal; Rish Malhotra, Business Director of International Road Dynamics (South East India); Dr Vishwanath, Former Director, (Engineering Services and Projects), Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai; and Ravi Kumar, Joint Director and Project Leader for the collaborative intelligent transportation system in India, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) Thiruvananthapuram.

The challenges were the ambitious timelines: Reshma Desai

Efkon India has provided integrated ITS solutions for the Yamuna Expressway. Reshma Desai, Director, Efkon India gives the details in this interview to TrafficInfraTech. You have provided integrated ITS solutions to Yamuna Expressway. Please elaborate on the various subsystems and the challenges involved. Is this the first time you are doing such massive integration? Jaypee group awarded Efkon India to ...

“Road safety products have a vast market potential in India”

G S Bhandari, General Manager, Dark Eye, says that with better roads in the country, the average speed of vehicles has increased leading to more accidents. Due to this, the need for good road safety products has increased tremendously. What manufacturing facilities do you have at Dark Eye that have earned you an ISO 9001-2008 Certification ? Dark Eye has ...

Reducing journey time through VMS

A study on the use of Variable Message Signs for getting traffic information was carried out in Kolkata by two Associate Professors of IIT. They opine that there is a need to revisit the taxi fare structure in Kolkata city as the present taxi fare policy is considerably skewed to the length (distance) of the journey route rather than journey ...

Driving Simulators Transforming Drivers’ Training

Driving schools in India are increasingly using driving simulators as a part of their training programme for prospective drivers. Simulators provide many advantages over traditional training and need only an instruction vehicle and instructor. With the increasing number of road accidents and fatalities in India, the role of drivers and their mistakes leading to accidents has come increasingly under scrutiny. ...