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In the last few years, there has been a decline in major accidents on the roads of Delhi. This has been revealed in a traffic police report. It has been told in this report that due to the installation of speed cams on the major roads of the capital Delhi, the number of fatal accidents has reduced significantly. The technical measures and awareness campaigns being run by Delhi Traffic Police to prevent accidents have achieved great success.
It has been said in the report of Delhi Traffic Police that due to the installation of speed cameras and many technical improvements, the rate of accidents has been reduced. Due to active monitoring of traffic police, movement of vehicles on the roads has become safer than before. People are also feeling safe.
Accidents occurred due to these devices
According to a report published in the Indian Express, the traffic police have installed Red Light Violation Detection (RLVD), Over Speed Violation Detection (OSVD) cameras, Violation on Camera App (VOCA) and radar guns or interceptors at major intersections of Delhi’s roads. Since monitoring has been done, there has been a reduction in accidents and subsequent deaths.
Accidents decreased by 19 percent
The report states that in the first phase, where 25 OSVD cameras were installed, a decline in fatal accidents was seen. It has been said in the report that there has been a reduction of about 19 percent in fatal accidents here. 60 percent reduction in accidents has been recorded on Dev Prakash Shastri Road.
The report states that after the installation of 100 OSVD cameras in the second phase, a further reduction in accidents was seen. The highest number of 61 fatal accidents was recorded on the Outer Ring Road between September 1, 2019, and February 29, 2020, while after the installation of OSVD, there was a 34 percent reduction between February 1, 2020, and August 31.
Traffic rules are broken in NCR
Special CP (Traffic Zone-2) SS Yadav says that traffic cameras, sensors and GPS help in analyzing traffic patterns, warning about congestion, controlling traffic flow or punishing those who break traffic rules. Is available. People’s consciousness awakens after action is taken.
However, he says that vehicles are being used more than their capacity on the roads of Delhi-NCR. There is a need for more such control here. However, many measures have been taken at places like Anand Vihar ISBT to prevent accidents.