Have you ever wondered how GPS tracking system ensures students safety in school campus and on-board (school bus)???
The recent news reports of child abuse in school campus and buses are constantly rising with every passing mostly in the age of 4-11yrs. The recent studies prove that India is ranked highest in child abuse. States like Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Gujrat are main centers of physical, sexual and mental abuse of children. Most of the cases of child abuse are reported to be prevalent in and around school campus or in the school buses. These flashing reporters constantly blink in front of our eyes and plead for student’s safety and protection of our future human resources in the midst of the hub of knowledge-the school that ensures bright future of the students but forgets to protect the students themselves. These all grievances seek the attention of not only teachers and parents, but also call the attention of government regulations and advances in the area of technology.
This critical issue has drawn the media more sensitive. The government and Media have collaborated to spread awareness to parents and students via various modes of communication. The students are cautioned to be more careful and alert on campus and outside. Parents can too perform their active participation and show their concern for their dear child by installing school bus tracking safety devices in the school bus and to keep a track of their children while they are on board via School bus tracking Mobile app.
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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.