The TSMS (Traffic Safety Management System) initiative focuses on bringing down accident and fatality level in Delhi using advanced cameras
Maruti Suzuki India Limited has partnered with the Delhi Police department to implement a Traffic Safety Management System (TSMS) in the country’s capital. The TSMS will be established along the Ring Road corridor from Dhaula Kuan to Sarai Kale Khan which is a stretch of around 14 kilometers covering 10 road junctions.
A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was penned down today between Delhi Police and the largest carmaker in the nation. The agreement was made in the presence of Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, and Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Anil Baijal, Lt Governor of Delhi among other dignitaries.
The influencing TSMS (Traffic Safety Management System) project is the first of its kind in Delhi and is coherence with the Union Government’s aim to make roads safe and bring the accident and fatality level down. The TSMS initiative comprises of advanced cameras including Red Light Violation Detection System (RLVDS), Speed Violation Detection System (SVDS) and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system.
With the help of advanced camera systems, the red light violation and speed violation by any vehicle can be simultaneously captured. Maruti Suzuki will be supporting the efforts of the Delhi Police to promote road safety awareness by consolidating and allowing transparency in enforcement of traffic rules enforcement via e-Challan system.
In a bid to create a cultural compliance, Delhi Police will be commencing and operating the Traffic Safety Management System while Maruti Suzuki will be setting up and maintain it for a couple of years by spending Rs. 15 crore on the project. In 2017, around 1,495 fatalities were recorded just in Delhi which is amongst the highest in India.
With the TSMS automatic and objective system in place, the traffic regulations are expected not be violated. Maruti Suzuki and Delhi Police have plans to create awareness in academic institutions and social groups on safe driving practices as well in the national capital.