Bhubaneswar: To be able to facilitate medical care attain quick to the autos assembly accident, the Odisha authorities has determined to make it necessary for the autos to have location monitoring gadget and panic buttons.
In an official notification, the Commerce and Transport division mentioned the state authorities has taken the choice in pursuance of the instructions issued by Ministry of Highway Transport and Highways in 2018. The necessities have been specified beneath CMVR, 1989 rule.
The autos registered on or after January 1, 2023 should adjust to the requirement on the time of registration and the desired autos registered on or earlier than December 31, 2022 should adjust to the requirement by December 31, 2023, the division said.
The car location monitoring (VLT) gadget and panic button have been first launched by Indian Auto Firm (IAC) in Kerala in Could, 2019.
In case of emergency, if the motive force or passenger of the car presses the panic button, the autrhorities involved shall be instantly alerted in order that assist can attain him instantly. This gadget will be put in in vehicles and buses. In addition to serving to the individuals in misery, the gadgets will assist the authorities to maintain observe on their velocity.
As per the Centra’s notification, it requires the states to arrange an operation centre to urgently reply to emergency name from the autos fitted with the gadget.