Soon Public transport vehicles must have emergency GPS panic buttons to ensure the safety of women’s

All public transport vehicles like taxis, buses, three wheelers, e- rickshaws will have to install location tracking device or GPS and an alert button. As GPS is a major component of the security architecture in the capital’s public transport system. According to sources, the state transport departments are responsible for putting a system in place for tracking public transport vehicles. With the help of alert button, the transport department and police control rooms will be alerted for taking quick action “Soon, passenger transport vehicles including taxis and buses are to be mandatorily equipped with GPS devices,” the ministry tweeted on his account. A senior official said there will be no extension to roll out these passenger safety measures in public transport vehicles. Source: Times of India

June 12, 2018 7:08 am