Bihar Launches High-Tech Fleet to Combat Road Fatalities

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a fleet of 23 advanced vehicles for highway patrols. Designed to reduce road accidents, these vehicles will be deployed on national highways. Additionally, 94 vehicles will support traffic police and anti-human trafficking units, aiming to enhance road safety across the state.

PTI | Patna | Updated: 21-06-2024 23:01 IST | Created: 21-06-2024 23:01 IST
Bihar Launches High-Tech Fleet to Combat Road Fatalities
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday initiated a significant move towards enhancing road safety by flagging off 23 high-tech vehicles designated for highway patrolling. These vehicles come equipped with advanced gadgets to cover 1,125 kilometers of national highways in their first phase of deployment.

In addition to the highway patrol fleet, Kumar also inaugurated 94 vehicles that will serve various traffic police stations and anti-human trafficking units, emphasizing the state's commitment to reducing road fatalities and enforcing traffic regulations.

According to Additional Director General (ADG) of Bihar Police (Traffic) Sudhanshu Kumar, the strategic deployment of these vehicles every 50 kilometers aims to save lives and reduce the 44 percent of road accident deaths occurring on national highways. The patrol vehicles feature cutting-edge 4D imaging radar-based systems to detect speed violations, along with cameras capable of recording incidents around the clock.

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