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Automating road safety

Too much attention has been given to traffic violation fines but not on tech-based measures. The real reform on the roads will be brought about by preventive measures using new technology

Pranjal Sharma 

Pranjal Sharma

On the busy chaotic roads of India, almost everything can be found except discipline and fear of law. The new Motor Vehicles Act (MVA) has brought in stronger rules among which high fines have grabbed most attention. The real change in the MVA is the use of technologies like AI, IoT, data analytics and face recognition to bring accountability, efficiency and transparency.

There are several dimensions for safety and discipline on roads. These include drivers training, licensing, and vehicle fitness. The new Act has opened the doors for cutting edge technology to be deployed on all ...

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First Published: Thu, October 03 2019. 00:51 IST
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