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Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways notified to set up a “National Road Safety Board” recently. Key Facts The National Safety Board will be responsible for promotion of road safety, innovation and adoption of new technology. It will also regulate traffic and motor vehicles. Notification also specifies provisions for the composition, eligibility for Chairman ..
The National Highways Authority of India has approached NITs, IITs and other reputed Engineering colleges to stretch National Highways. The institutes have been approached under their Institutional Social Responsibility. Highlights The main of the collaboration is to leverage the knowledge of students and faculty towards improvement of road infrastructure. Benefits When an institute adopts a ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Gurugram traffic police have tied up with Google maps for dissemination of traffic related information such as planned road closures, diversions, traffic alerts regarding road crash etc. in real time for public use. The basic idea behind this arrangement is to prompt commuters to make intelligent choices in order to make their commuting experience ..
In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, Mohali traffic police have launched 3-D Smart Traffic Signal devised by the students of a Chandigarh university. The wireless system, called ‘Intelights’, has been installed at the traffic crossing near the Airport Road, on a pilot project basis, and will regulate traffic signals with a smart bird’s eye ..
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The TomTom Traffic Index 2018, carried out by location technology specialist TomTom, covered 403 cities in 56 countries and defined congestion as the extra time added to road travel when traffic doesn’t flow freely. Mumbai topped the list of cities with drivers expecting to spend an average of 65% extra travel time stuck in traffic. ..