Saturday , 16 February 2019

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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. ...

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 ...

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