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Fines to be paid through cards

The Police department has introduced cashless spot fine collection systems for traffic rule violators in the south Indian city Tiruchirapalli. The rule breakers can henceforth pay fine for motor petty cases booked against them using their debit or credit card to the duty police personnel deployed at various spots instead of paying in cash. The City Police has launched the ...

TMC to implement ATMS with the help of Google

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) will soon synchronise the signal systems at prime junctions in the city with Google Maps sensors to intelligently manage traffic depending on the density of congestion. In order to ease congestion, the municipal corporation has decided to implement a Rs 2.82Cr Adaptive Traffic Management System (ATMS) that uses satellite sensors. This concept was put forth ...

Body Cams for Kerala cops

The Kerala police is in the process of using high-tech cameras as part of its uniform to control traffic effectively with the help of live streaming and broadcast facilities. Some of the key features includes a touchscreen that allows the officials to send messages and pictures. It has infra-red facilities for better night vision, eight hours of battery back-up and ...

Karnataka schools to have road safety lessons from 2019

State government and aided & unaided schools in Karnataka will have lessons on road safety from the academic year 2019- 20. The Primary and Secondary Education Department has given the go-ahead to incorporate the same in the school syllabus. Teachers will undergo a specialised capacity building training on road safety. Institute of Road Traffic Education, New Delhi, will conduct the ...

Smart Traffic Solutions from Aabmatica Technologies

Aabmatica Technologies Private Limited, a young professionally managed company based out of Delhi has executed “Maharashtra entry and exit toll project” for vehicle classification counting and ANPR data. The AVCC solution is based on a hybrid technology a combination of Doppler and Laser (only one of its kind) resulting in very accurate counting and classification in multiple classes. The hybrid ...

Rs 500Cr to set up ITS project in Chennai

The move to install smart traffic system, GPS-driven bus services and ICT based traffic information for commuters under intelligent transport system (ITS) received a fillip as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed an agreement with the Government of India to fund Rs 500Cr for the project. The project will be set up as part of the smart city project. ...

NFC technology for Kochi metro

The proposed introduction of discounted daily, weekend and monthly passes (tourist cards) for travel in Kochi metro will be followed by the induction of the near field communication (NFC) technology that will enable commuters to just walk into Kochi metro, buses and ferries. It is under development for RuPay cards. RBI norms binding on it are awaited and its technicalities ...

Kolkata Traffic police to introduce refuge islands for pedestrian safety

Kolkata Traffic police have decided to introduce refuge islands to put pedestrians at ease and increase their security. This is another initiative at pedestrian safety after the boom barriers that the traffic cops had installed at several places in Kolkata. A refuge island or a pedestrian refuge is constructed in the middle of the roads, particularly those that do not ...

Revamping of Indian Transport Sector

Roads Australia (RA) is a non-profit, non-political industry association. Its members are drawn from all corners of the Australian road sector. This is an unusual association because it includes both the government and commercial representatives. RA is also a very active member of IRF. Two RA companies from Australia particularly have a long history of association. The Australian Road Research ...

IR’s first high-speed Electric Locomotive

Indian Railways’ all new 12,000 horsepower electric locomotive — being produced at Bihar’s Madhepura plant in collaboration with Alstom of France — is to be rolled out in March. The locomotive can run at speed of 120kmph. The new WAG 12 electric locomotive would be used to haul freight trains. It can haul about 9,000 tonnes of goods. The fleet ...

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