Tuesday , 11 December 2018

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CTU to install dash cams in buses

The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking is considering installing dashboard cameras in all government vehicles like PCR, fire brigade and ambulances. Installation of dashboard cameras had been made a part of the tender for the Intelligent Transportation System to be adopted in all CTU buses. The cameras would record through the front windscreen everything coming in the way of the routes. In ...

School students develop Smart Traffic Light

Students at Shiv Nadar School developed an ‘Intelligent Traffic Light’ system which they say may not only help reduce commute time but also lower air pollution. It is the first system meant to work on Indian roads and will function accurately keeping in mind the traffic situation in the country. Using a simple camera and a microcontroller, a prototype has ...

Portable fuel pumps

Delhi-based Alinz Portable Petrol Pump Pvt Ltd, which has Czech Republic as its technology partner, is planning to introduce portable fuel pumps in the country. The petrol pumps can help cut the land and time needed to set up a filling station in the country and would be especially useful in land-scarce and difficult areas. The company plans to set ...

Delhi govt to set up charging infra for e-buses

The Delhi government is planning to promote electric mobility in a big way in the city and as a part of that, it plans to induct electric-run buses for public transport from March 2019. The government has started working on providing the supporting infrastructure such as charging points for these buses. It will be constructing bus depots at six locations ...

Road Courtesy campaign in Vadodara

After conducting an intense drive for ensuring that people follow traffic rules in Vadodara city, the police launched a Road Courtesy campaign. The cops want to educate citizens in basic driving discipline, especially during peak hours when busy roads are packed with vehicles. The objective is to train citizens on maintaining safe distance, especially from big vehicles to avoid accident ...

Bilateral Cooperation between India-Russia

In order to develop and establish formal platform for cooperation in the Transport and Highways sector, a Memorandum-of -Understanding in the field of Road Transport and Road Industry has been jointly negotiated and finalized by India and Russia. Increased co-operation, exchange and collaboration with Russia will contribute to establish a long-term and effective bilateral relationship of communication and cooperation in ...

‘Vahan’ to provide details of Traffic Violators

After the successful integration of ‘Vahan’ software developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) on the Yamuna Expressway, the same will be tried out with highway traffic management system (HTMS) of Noida- Greater Noida expressway too. Officials can access complete information of the traffic violator within minutes and e-challans are issued to offenders. Traffic police are trying to link their newly ...

Urban Mobility plan for India

The Government will be taking a unified approach towards executing a urban mobility plan for India by bringing all the transport and infrastructure related ministries to come together and collaborate both at the Central and State levels. The group at the Centre will be headed by Road Transport & Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari and will facilitate faster clearance of projects. ...

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