26 Jul 11: About Rs.39 lakh has been sanctioned by the state government towards procuring road safety gadgets for improving traffic conditions in Hyderabad. Some of the most important gadgets include 50 programmable device applications worth Rs.19 lakh, 200 cameras worth Rs.9.50 lakh and 25 breath analyzers worth Rs.10.50 lakh.
Though advanced measures are being taken by the department, the number of road accidents in the city limits is still on rise. It is becoming difficult for the traffic department to curb these road accidents due to the increased number of two wheelers and four wheelers in recent past. Even the lack of manpower in the department is also one of the reasons for increase in traffic violations and road accidents.
Source: The Indian Express