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RTA acquired an ultra modern vehicle
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RTA acquired an ultra modern vehicle

To keep a tab on speedsters

Hyderabad, February 9, 2008

The Road Transport Authority officials have acquired an ultra modern vehicle, ‘Interceptor’ fitted with radar and laser gun that can guage the speed of a vehicle from a distance of one and half kilometers. The vehicle is fitted with a rotating camera atop and also a power camera, radar and a laser gun inside. Once the laser beam identifies over speeding vehicle and its number, it would be recorded in a computer and the violation of the rule would be recorded in the form of a printout.

The vehicle is also equipped with pollution measuring equipment. The Motor Vehicle inspector operating the system would forward the particulars to department and the erring drivers would receive a notice after a few days. The interceptor has a recording facility too. It can record the movement of high-speed vehicles. It records the name of motor vehicle inspector also.

The Deputy Transport Commissioner, T Raghunath speaking to media said that District Collector Navin Mittal commissioned the vehicle costing Rs.34 lakhs on January 12. Two Computers and a printer are also installed in the vehicle. The vehicle would move on national highway to record over speeding vehicles and those vehicles that are violating pollution control norms, he said. According to the orders, the goods vehicles, medium passenger vehicles and heavy passenger vehicles plying in the State should be fitted with speed governors limiting the maximum speed of 65km per hour.

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