Tag Archives: Traffic

Will Autonomous Cars Cause More Traffic in Urban Areas?

Automakers and technology companies claim that there are a lot of upsides to autonomous vehicles. Reducing traffic is one those things that makes self-driving vehicles so attractive. Previous research has proven that even one autonomous vehicle can reduce the amount of traffic, but current research proves that the opposite could be true.  Last May, researchers from the University of Illinois published ... Read More »

Unique Flying Car Could Eliminate Traffic Jams (Watch)

Traffic jams could soon be a thing of the past thanks to some innovative technology and a new partnership. Italdesign just unveiled a new concept that it’s working on with Airbus — yes, the company that manufactures airplanes. But the concept isn’t just a run of the mill flying car, if that’s what you were thinking. It actually consists of ... Read More »

FreeCharge Ties Up With Mumbai Police for Payment of Traffic Fines

Digital payment platform FreeCharge Wednesday said it has partnered with Mumbai Traffic Police for collection of traffic fines using its mobile wallet service. The move assumes importance in the wake of the government’s decision to cancel old Rs. 500 and 1,000 notes and the scarcity of physical cash that has followed. Close to 500 e-challan devices have been rolled out ... Read More »

Google Maps for Android, iOS Now Offers Traffic Alerts in India

Google has announced that Maps for Android and iOS in India will now show traffic alerts to users once navigation mode is switched on. The updated Maps app will offer a spoken alert about upcoming traffic conditions upon entering a destination on the app, meant to help users identify the route they want to take to their destination. While on ... Read More »

Honda Celebrates International Women’s Day; 1200 Female Riders Felicitated at Honda Traffic Parks

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) felicitated 1200 female riders on Tuesday at the Japanese manufacturer’s 8 Traffic Training Parks located in Chandigarh, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Nashik, Hyderabad, and 2 in Delhi. The traffic parks have given theoretical and practical rider-training to around 15,000 women riders over the last 3 years under the company’s exclusive ... Read More »

Uber Partners Mumbai Traffic Police to Install Breathalysers

App-based cab aggregator Uber has partnered with the Mumbai traffic police to curb drunk-driving by installing ‘Uber Breathalysers’ at bars and pubs in the city. Uber Breathalyser is a kiosk that analyses alcohol content in a person’s blood and accordingly flashes a red light, if it’s over the legal limit, and a green light, if it’s safe for the person ... Read More »