Thursday , 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: Highway Safety

New approach for lane discipline

Instead of fining heavy motor vehicle (HMV) drivers for not following lane discipline on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Highway Safety Patrol (HSP) will stop vehicles at safe locations and educate the drivers about the risks involved in driving in the first lane. HMVs on the Expressway must ply in the third lane. The lane cutting fine was increased to Rs 1,200 ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012 – Day:1 Highlights

Seminar on Traffic Management and Safety during Highway Construction A seminar on Traffic Management and Safety during Highway Construction saw a galaxy of luminaries as panelists and delegates. The seminar was inaugurated by Dr Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. Krishna said that traffic management is crucial for planned urbanisation which is a pressing need of ...

Highway corridor planned for Mumbai

The Maharashtra government is considering a proposal to connect Mumbai, the country’s commercial capital, to the nearby satellite towns through an elaborate network of highways and freeways. The proposal has been put forward by an 11-member joint technical committee headed by municipal commissioner Subodh Kumar. The corridor, which will cover 1,740km, is expected to be completed by 2030. The committee ...

New Lexus car gets safety award

US based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently awarded its highest safety award – Top Safety Pick to the new Lexus 2011 hybrid CT 200h. IIHS, an independent not-for-profit research and communication body, awards the Top Pick award to vehicles that are fitted with electronic stability control and achieve a rating of ‘good’ in their tests for front, side, ...

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