700 roadways buses to have CCTV cameras, Auto Information, Automobilnews
LUCKNOW: Near 700 roadways buses plying on three most accident-prone routes of Uttar Pradesh will get two CCTV cameras, every on the entrance and the again of the bus by January. The routes embrace Lucknow-Delhi by way of Bareilly; Lucknow-Delhi by way of Agra (Expressway) and Lucknow-Gorakhpur by way of Ayodhya.UP State Highway Transport Company (UPSRTC) will set up a CCTV digital camera every on the entrance and the rear of the bus to get ‘proof, sequence and purpose’ of accidents, if any. It’ll additionally self-discipline drivers.
The UPSRTC has been sanctioned Rs 2 crore below the Highway Security Fund for set up of cameras. “There are a number of methods we are able to mount the cameras. One concept is to put one digital camera inside, close to the motive force and the opposite outdoors. We’ll resolve on the place of the cameras to make most use of the gear,” stated UPSRTC MD Raj Shekhar.
UPSRTC pays round Rs 50 crore yearly as compensation to victims of accidents. In lots of instances, stated the official, the company is falsely implicated by folks to assert compensation. The company, missing proof, principally, finally ends up paying crores as compensation yearly. CCTV cameras would assist generate proof towards such claims.