New system is alleged to watch the driving force and situation automated voice prompts ought to it discover the driving force not specializing in the street.
New Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) buses are anticipated to get a CCTV-based mostly driver monitoring system together with that includes AI-enabled voice alert. As per a Times of India report, the brand new buses are set to make use of the 2 methods in tandem to not solely monitor the drivers however to situation voice prompts ought to it’s discovered that the driving force is distracted.
As per the report, MSRTC managing director Shekhar Channe mentioned that the brand new methods can be put in in all new buses procured by the state street transport firm. He added that present autos had been additionally being thought-about for the methods.
Shekhar additionally mentioned that the brand new methods had been in place within the firm’s newest Shivai e-buses. The firm lately flagged off its first intercity e-bus service between Pune and Ahmednagar on June 1 with the e-bus christened “Shivai”. The MSRTC over the course of the subsequent three years is anticipated to obtain as many as 3,000 new electrical buses all of that are anticipated to get this new system.
The new methods would monitor the driving force and may it discover the driving force be distracted, resembling speaking to a passenger or on their telephone, a voice alert can be issued. Additionally, Channe mentioned that the CCTV system was additionally being linked to MSRTC’s central management room in order that workers may monitor drivers saying it might enable firm officers to higher monitor its drivers.
The measures are mentioned to have been applied in a bid to make bus journeys safer with the methods appearing as a deterrent. Additionally, the CCTV system on board comes with a recording characteristic permitting officers to evaluate the footage which ought to be helpful in case of an accident.