Saturday, July 20, 2024

Ghana: Police Launch Traffitech-GH to Enhance Highway Site visitors Security

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Bolgatanga — The Motor Site visitors and Transport Division (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service (GPS), at the side of the Nationwide Highway Security Authority (NRSA), has developed an automatic system, christened, “Traffitech-GH”, to streamline the enforcement of highway site visitors legal guidelines and laws to enhance highway security in Ghana.

The automated system will assist verify the dysfunction, lawlessness and rampant problems with highway site visitors carnage and its related accidents and deaths, as the continual failure by highway customers to adjust to the highway site visitors laws over time.

Talking at a stakeholders assembly held in Bolgatanga, capital of the Higher East Area, the Director of Training, Analysis and Coaching on the MTTD of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Superintendent Alexander Kwaku Obeng, stated the Traffitech-GH system which had been designed by the Ghana Police Service, in collaboration with different main stakeholders within the nation, notably the NRSA, would discover the antidote to the ever rising preventable crashes, “with its attendant harm to property, accidents to individuals and the fatalities that include it”.

In accordance with him, the system had deployed cameras and sensors at strategic areas: in autos, by the highway, amongst others, and it might mechanically take an image or video of autos that flouted highway site visitors legal guidelines and laws, corresponding to breakneck dashing and working of purple lights.

The Traffitech-GH venture, he defined, would as well as deploy

fastened, cellular/in-vehicle and radar gun gadgets to seize dashing autos and people who jumped purple lights.