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The Crucial Role of Car Dealerships in Promoting Road Safety Educating Customers on Safety Technologies

Ensuring road safety is a critical task that requires the cooperation of various stakeholders. While regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies are typically the primary focus of road safety measures, car dealerships play a crucial role that should be noticed. Vivek Datta, MD & CEO, Globe Toyota, explains how these establishments have a considerable influence on customer education, vehicle features, ...

Talking Direct Traffic Psychology and Road Safety

Fátima Pereira da Silva, Board Member (ICADTS); (EWDTS) and Member Traffic Psychology International (TPI) is a Traffic safety professional from Portugal with more than 35 years of experience in Traffic psychology. She is also a professor at the Polytechnic University of Coimbra, teaching Organizational Psychology for many years. During a virtual interview with Trafficinfratech, Fátima stressed the importance of traffic ...

IoT-enabled parking management system using LoRaWAN

As the Internet of Things (IoT) evolves, it paves the way for vital smart city applications, with the Smart Parking Management System (SPMS) standing as a prime example. This research introduces a novel IoT-driven SPMS that leverages Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) technology, termed as IoT-SPMS-LoRaWAN, to surmount typical restrictions related to communication range, energy usage, and implementation cost ...

Sela Tunnel – An Engineering marvel at 13700 feet

Inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March 2024, Arunachal Pradesh’s Sela Tunnel is the world’s largest bi-lane tunnel. It will usher in a new era of economic prosperity for the Tawang region, fostering trade, tourism, employment and overall development. Constructed at an altitude of 13000 feet on the Balipara-Charduar-Tawang road connecting Tezpur to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, Sela ...

“Complete Streets” are Creating Safer, more Sustainable Cities in Brazil

Urban development in many cities around the world prioritizes making space for cars over pedestrians, cyclists or public transportation. In Brazil, this led to an average of more than 30,000 annual road crash fatalities nationwide by the turn of the century, as well as high levels of congestion and pollution. But  in  the last 20 years, fatalities have started to ...

New transport hub expands city centre of Toulouse

IG – Bjarke Ingels Group and A+ Architects unveil design for the 12,000m2 Marengo Multimodal Transport Hub in France’s fourth largest city, Toulouse. Located adjacent to the central station Gare Matabiau on the eastern border of the city, the building will expand the city center beyond the Canal du Midi and strengthen its public transport networks by uniting bus, railway ...

Catering to the different needs of women Sustainable Urban Mobility

How do women citizens commute in an urban city? It is crucial to look at the travel pattern and mode choice of women, primarily when nearly half of the population in India is represented by women. Also, women travel distinctively different from their male counterparts. Recently, a research study funded by DULT, Bengaluru, was conducted to understand the issues and ...

NHAI achieves 3,979 km highways construction in FY20

The NHAI has achieved record 3,979 km of highways construction in the just concluded fiscal.Under the Phase -I of the Bharatmala Pariyojana, the government has approved implementation of 34,800km of national highways projects with a target of five years with an outlay of Rs 5.35 lakh crore. Some of the steps included award of projects after adequate project preparation in ...

CCTVs, panic button on every third bus seat in DTC buses

The process of installation of CCTV cameras, panic buttons and GPS in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster-scheme buses is expected to begin soon and likely to completed by this November. The primary aim of providing this technology in the buses is safety of passengers, particularly women. As the CCTV feed will be monitored in real-time from control centers, the response ...

High-security number plates made mandatory in Mumbai

The high-security registration plates will be compulsory for all vehicles manufactured from today. RTOs in Mumbai region will have to ensure that brand new cars are fitted with the fool-proof plates with chromium-based holograms. A circular with directives on implementation of the new plates has been issued to all 50 RTOs in the state. For existing vehicles, old number plates ...