The Noida activity police, which a week ago launched a versatile application called highway traffic management system (HTMS), with a confident that it will streamline traffic on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway.
Aside from different advantages, the application gives the facility of calling the police by simply touching a symbol on the mobile screen. Commuters who get stuck in traffic or meet with a mishap and need urgent help can utilize the application.
“The application acted like a hero for an elderly couple when petrol in their two- wheeler got over and they were stuck about 2 kilometers behind Pari Chowk (towards Noida). They utilized HTMS application to ring the traffic police for help,” said Dharmendra Singh Yadav, traffic inspector, Gautam Budh Nagar.
The application incorporates four phone numbers for commuters’ assistance.
- The workers between the Mahamaya flyover and Chilla can dial 7042692311 for crane, ambulance or any other help.
- Those confronting issues between Sector 82 and Mahamaya flyover can dial 7042692312.
- Workers caught between Sector 82 and Sector 135 can dial 7042692313 and those stuck between Sector 135 and Pari Chowk can dial 7042692314.
- The application additionally has quantities of numbers of essential services, for example, police control room, traffic police helpline (7065100100 toll-free) and traffic police headquarter 99711009001.
In February-March a year ago, the traffic police introduced a traffic management system, otherwise called highway traffic management system (HTMS), on the expressway. As a feature of the system, high- definition CCTV cameras and speed-checking devices were installed on the highway.
On Monday, the traffic police displayed a detailed report on HTMS, including its functioning and deficiencies, before Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmad in Noida on Monday. ‘He traveled from Noida to Greater Noida through the expressway to understand the HTMS and it’s functioning. He was satisfied wìth the overall system,’ said SP traffic Sanjay Singh.