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Saturday , 2 March 2024

Toll System

GPS based Tolling Solution for India

In May 2021, the National Highways Authority of India issued guidelines to strictly ensure that no more than ten seconds are spent as service time per vehicle, even during peak hours at every toll plaza in India. Considering the vehicular density of the roads, it becomes crucial to save time while the occupants are on commute. In order to enhance ...

Interview: “System Integrators can offer value until enforcement is in place at Toll Plazas”

Astutely answering TrafficInfraTech’s questions, Sandeep Pawar, Managing Director of Kent ITS, discusses Kent ITS’ journey as a System Integrator, Fastag’s contribution to the mobility segment, and the potential impact of GPS-based tolling on Indian roads. Being in the business of Toll operation for the past 25 years, Kent ITS has expanded both in terms of volume of service offerings and ...

Reliability, Quality, Efficiency, Innovation…

Prakash Asphaltings & Toll Highway (India) Ltd is a leading construction company that boasts of successful projects in Central India. With main focus on construction of roads and bridges, the company is known for reliable, quality and efficient construction processes. Nipun Agrawal, Director, PATH Ltd in conversation with TrafficInfraTech’s Mangala Chandran Path Ltd is a pioneer in the infrastructure construction ...

Toll Enforcement Tower

Toll Enforcement Tower

Speed cameras that don’t flash? This is the way the truck toll works Almost four meters high, painted blue-green and equipped with four sensor windows: Colorful enforcement towers can be seen along the roadsides of German highways. New measuring instruments for speed enforcement? No, because they don’t measure the speed, but check the weight classes of the vehicles. The blue ...

Toll Collection Technology

Tolling as a method of financing the transportation system is becoming common incorporating several technologies, collectively called Electronic Toll Collection (ETC). Open Road Tolling (ORT) with all-electronic toll collection, is now the preferred practice, being more efficient, environment friendly and safer than manual toll collection. Explains, Khali R. Persad, Ph.D., P. E., Assistant Director, Research Engineer at Center for Transportation ...

Smart Tolling

In a bid to decrease time spent by vehicles at toll plazas on highways and reduce congestion, the Government of India launched an Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) programme last year across 25 toll plazas on the Mumbai-Delhi arm of Golden Quadrilateral. The ETC system, named ‘FASTag’, is an advanced programme for making payment electronically at highway toll plazas without stopping ...

RFID Solution for Electronic Toll Collection

Vitaran Electronics (P) Ltd is a leading distributor of RFID Tags, RFID Reader and RFID Antennas in India. The technical expertise combined with variety of product ranges has enabled Vitaran to render effective and efficient service to reputed System Integrators, Solution Providers and Software companies. Rajesh Bhavsar, CEO, Vitaran Electronics Pvt Ltd speaks on RFID technology. Could you describe on ...

Specialised Services in Toll Systems & ITS

With more than 30 years in the business, Spain based Tecsidel is actively involved in the development of new ideas in the field of Toll collection and ITS. Tecsidel solutions cover hardware and software design, installation, commissioning and maintenance. It integrates the multiple operative levels employing open- source protocols. The future of traffic and transportation systems is determined by the ...

The Changing face of the Indian Toll Industry

R P Singh, Chairman, NHAI, takes a look at toll collection in India and the challenges facing Electronic Toll Collection in his presentation at the conference, “PSKLM International Expressway Conference & Exhibition” held recently in Malaysia. There are 13,900km of completed highways projects under tolling in India, out of which 7201km are under private tolling (BOT toll projects) while 6703km ...

RFID Tolling-Impact and Challenges

India’s first inter-operable, Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology was launched about a year ago on certain toll plazas on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway. How has the move impacted the transportation and traffic industry in the country? What are the challenges the country faces for a large scale implementation of the system? TrafficInfraTech spoke ...