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KSRTC luxury buses to have fire-detection systems

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation has decided to install Fire Detection and Suppression System in all its premium luxury buses. The FDSS, popular in countries like Sweden and Israel, will be able to detect rise in temperature in the engine compartment, particularly in case of a fire or overheating. Currently, all premium KSRTC buses have fire extinguishers, but they ...

Traffic Interceptors for Goa

The Goa state transport department has initiated procedures to procure with technologically advanced traffic interceptors. These vehicles will be equipped with computerized fining with back-up of the offender’s violation history, wheel clamps for vehicles, among other things.

Panipat gets parking space under elevated highway

The long-awaited vehicular parking under the elevated highway on the National Highway-1 in Panipat recently become functional. It has been constructed with an aim to check traffic jams on the highway and service roads in the city. Around 7,000 vehicles can be parked in 14 blocks at a time. Funded by the Indian Oil Corporation, the public parking has interlocking ...

Road Safety Awareness Competition at KC College

TrafficInfraTech Expo in association with Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC) is organizing Road Safety Awareness Competition for Mumbai Colleges. Venue: KC College of Research and Engineering

Road Safety Awareness Competition

TrafficInfraTech Expo in association with Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC) is organising Road Safety Awareness Competition for Mumbai Colleges. Venue: ML Dahanukar College of Commerce, Vile Parle, Mumbai  

‘Smart eye’ cameras to monitor Bengaluru roads

Under the ‘Suraksha Mitra’ plan, more than 4,500 road junctions and main roads in Bengaluru will get 10,000 CCTV cameras. These cameras, called ‘Smart Eyes’ will have Artificial Intelligence (AI) and will keep an eye on the streets 24×7. The AI-powered cameras are different from the normal CCTVs. The cameras use a recent module of AI developed by POLSEC—a Brazilian ...

Online platform for vehicle booking

Kerala’s Labour Department is planning to launch an online platform where the customers can book auto rickshaws, taxicabs, contract carriers, ambulance and even trucks according to their needs. The project will be implemented under the direct control of the Kerala State Motor Transport Workers Welfare Fund Board with financial aid from the State Planning Board. The pilot project will be ...

Roads from Plastic Waste

In a first of its kind initiative, a one-kilometre road in Nongkynjang village in Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya has been built with shredded waste plastic technology in convergence with MGNREGA and Megha-LAMP. A technology developed by Rajagopalan Vasudevan, a chemistry professor from Madurai, uses finelyshredded plastic waste that is added to heated bitumen. This technology has been used extensively ...

Smart Transport System for Mumbai

The Maharashtra government plans to develop an intelligent traffic management system for Mumbai for better traffic management and controlling the speed of vehicles. The plan is to replicate the system across Maharashtra. The system would study driving habits of motorists, kinds of traffic offences and traffic pattern. The transport authorities can analyse these and develop a customised system to prevent ...

Green Registration Plates for Electric Vehicles

The Union Road Transport and Highways ministry has recommended green registration plates for electric vehicles to identify them for preferential treatment, such as special parking or discounted tolls. According to the proposal, the registration plates of private electric vehicles will have a green background with numbers and letters in white, and commercial electric vehicles will have a green background with ...

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