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Environment Impact decides the way

Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) has emerged as the most famous tool for environment protection in recent times as it focuses on the amalgamation of the environmental management into the decision making process for sustainable development.

Warning systems for pedestrian crossings

To make pedestrian crossing safer, Austria based Swareflex, which is into warning systems for pedestrian crossings, has launched Signflash, a light flashing unit with movement sensor. The inbuilt Flashing LED (light-emitting-diode lamp) unit in the product makes it easy to install it on existing traffic signs. Its solar version doesn’t even require ground cables. When the pedestrians are in the ...

Parking Guidance System

Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) has come out with ST380 Pegasus, an innovative Parking Guidance System that provides drivers with real-time indication of available parking spaces and saves them the trouble of going around the car park hunting for empty space. Multiple display boards at strategic locations help direct the drivers to the nearest available space quickly. Similarly, sensors ...

Solar Delineator

Shree Arc of Delhi, dealing in Road Safety Products, has introduced superior quality Solar Delineators which have a special base that allows them to be mounted on a cone or pole to warn motorists from a distance of an approaching crossover or flyover. By providing clear visibility guidance in all weather conditions, the delineator helps to ensure the driver’s safety. ...

Convex Mirror

Brite Eye (Minitec Systems) of Delhi has launched a Polycarbonate Convex Mirror with fiber moulded water-proof and weather-proof characteristics. It gives view of the approaching vehicle from the other side at a blind curve. It can also be used at parking lots and basements to enable the sight of approaching vehicles at blind turns. The mirror can be attached to ...

Delineators and Marker Adhesives

New Delhi based Ashu Enterprises has been catering to the demands of supplying products on traffic safety and road furnishings since 2005 under the brand name of Alcolite. With a wide array of products like Delineators (linear and solar), Road Sign Boards, Traffic Cones, Speed Breakers (rubber and plastic), Solar Road Studs, Traffic Light Bars, Spring Posts, Guide Posts, Guard ...

The early years

Devices to control access and transit were in existence well before the Christian Era. The word ‘barrier’ is derived from ‘bar’, meaning a physical obstruction, and can be traced back through French to its Latin roots. Today it is often used in connection with the controlled blocking of traffic lanes, so that barriers and vehicles are items of hardware that ...

Vehicle Barrier A lot more than just up and down

Recently introduced Micro Drive generation of barriers by Magnetic Autocontrol GmbH are based on the patented MHTM drive system which is integrated into the enclosure to make a very compact design of unit.

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: The Need for Traffic Management and Engineering

“Road Safety is a multi-sectoral and multi-dimensional issue. It incorporates the development and management of road infrastructure, provision of safer vehicles, legislation and law enforcement, mobility planning, provision of health and hospital services, child safety, urban land use planning, etc. In other words, its ambit spans engineering aspects of both, roads and vehicles on one hand and the provision of ...