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GSRTC express buses fitted with GPS by April

AMEDABAD: The GSRTC in order to provide safety on express buses of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation is ready to get an upgrade this April. The state transport corporation has started installing GPS gadgets in state transportation express buses.

It is worth remembering that 41 passengers have died and another 25 are injured who was travelling in GSRTC buses after falling from a bridge into a river.Now The GPS Vehicle tracking system will send location-updates to the control rooms every 10 seconds. Officials from GSRTC said that the GPS software is not just for tracking live buses’ movements but also to report emergencies efficiently.

The GPS Tracker will enable bus drivers to hint authorities of exigencies with the press of a SOS. Each bus will have five SOS buttons for brake fail, fault in engine, accident, emergency contact and also raising a request for spare bus allocation.

“Gujarat will be first state in India where government state transport buses will be installed with GPS. Time of departure and arrival of a buses and platform number will be conveyed to passenger through audio announcement system and also shoes delay. Express buses in Ahmedabad department already have been started with GPS tracking system, and a control rooms has been set up. By April all express buses across the state will have GPS tracking facility,”

“When a SOS is pressed the nearest control room will get the message. The GPS will help officials in monitoring the bus and route it is taking or whether the bus has made an unauthorized stop. Divisional depot manager and other officials will be able to monitor all vehicles 24*7,” said a senior official.

All GSRTC divisions will have a LED board Integrated with the GPS. This will report arrival of buses at respective divisions. Central control room covering entire state and all divisions will be located at Naroda depot.

Punjab Government starts automatic vehicle locator System enabled patrolling vehicles

Mohali, Punjab:
Be careful ATM robbers in city like Chandigarh, Mohali etc., hours of darkness car jackers, chain snatchers and bootleggers.
In its bid to arrest the incidence of crimes in cities such as those involving snatching and car jacking by motorcycle driving youth or skirmishes at toll and duty barriers, Punjab Government have now introduced its new highway patrol vehicles, equipped with global positioning system (GPS) tracker and vehicle registration search device by Vehicle Tracking System provider with mobile applications.

The vehicles, 1014 manned by around 3,950 cop personnel, as part of night policing system (NPS) was launched by Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Badal on Sunday.

“These new vehicles would give a fillip to hours of darkness commerce and trade, and provide a security umbrella to eating places, dhabas, eateries, street-hawkers, cafeteria, industrial labour and other last-shift employees such as doctors, nurses, call-centre employees, toll-barrier and excise barrier employees,” said Sukhbir, who also heads Punjab cop, as the state’s home minister.
The GPS tracker, called automatic vehicle locator (AVL) System, would return the location of these cop patrol vehicles on Google map at the Wifi-enabled terminals located in police stations.
The vehicle registration search device would be used to find details, including ownership and state registration, of any doubtful vehicle reported by the cop workforce on highway patrol vehicles.
The search device would use the database of vehicles collected under the VAHAN system of Union ministry of road transport and highways and Punjab’s own similar repository.

“One of the biggest benefits offered by cop vehicle tracking system is that security provides those in law enforcement, the ability to better deploy available units to fight crime more proficiently. This reduces crime, increases arrest rates, and decrease the amount of officer or civilian injuries. Another benefit offered by tracking cop officers with GPS security tracking system is the ability to locate missing or lost cop officers or their vehicles in the line of duty,” said Dinkar Gupta, ADGP (security, law and order), Punjab Police.

The coverage of NPS would extend to all entry and exit points, susceptible points, psychic institutions, and outlying residential colonies of all cities like Chandigarh, Mohali and major towns of the state.
More than 340 static points would also be covered each night. 7 highway patrol centres are also being set up either at state boundaries or accident-prone points.