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INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO MAKE HIGHWAYS SAFER

The NHAI is continuing to step up their efforts by introducing an effective Incident Management System (IMS) on Indian National Highways for the expeditious detection of accidents and incidents like traffic management or break down of vehicles on highways. The launch is scheduled for Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh in the foreseeable future. The IMS will cover more than 11,000 kilometers across Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. These stretches will be backed by sufficient deployment of ambulances, toe-away cranes and patrolling vehicles at consistent intervals as well as GPS monitoring. They will be operational 24X7, especially at the accident-prone locations to diminish the response time during emergencies. Basic life support will be provided to casualties before immobilizing them to nearest health centers. As stated by the Honourable Chairman of NHAI, Shri Deepak Kumar "Every year, around 1.5 lakh people die on Indian roads. Our target is to save lives in the golden hour (the first hour after an accident) by making all the possible facilities available for the highway users." NHAI’s 24X7 National Highways Helpline is already operational for the highway users. All the calls routed to 1033 are received and managed by regional command center’s that are set up to provide real-time incident tracking and rapid response. Toll plaza call centers will provide assistance in identifying the exact location of the accident according to the details received from the caller. Driving down Indian highways could be a much safer experience in the near future as the Government is taking substantial steps towards this project in particular. According to reports, Indian highways had claimed over 52,000 lives in 2016, which is an alarming number. It is fair to say that the incident management system can significantly contribute in bringing this figure down by an astronomical margin. For more details please visit http://www.nhai.gov.in/

Incident Management System to make Highways Safer - ATMS| Smart Highways  

NHAI's (Incident Management System) 24X7 National Highways Helpline is already operational for the highway users. All the calls routed to 1...

Incident Management System to make Highways Safer - ATMS| Smart Highways  

NHAI's (Incident Management System) 24X7 National Highways Helpline is already operational for the highway users. All the calls routed to 1...

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