The Union road transport ministry, IIT Madras and MapmyIndia on Friday signed a pact for collaboration in driver and road safety technologies area, and collectively launched free-to-use-navigation app service for folks.
In an announcement, MapmyIndia, a supplier of superior digital maps, stated that the MapmyIndia app offers road safety alerts to customers about upcoming accident hazards whereas driving.
By utilizing this navigation app, customers will get voice and visible alerts about upcoming accident-prone zones, pace breakers, sharp curves, potholes and many others, to make sure they will drive fastidiously and keep away from accidents, it added.
Further via the app, customers and authorities may report and broadcast accidents, unsafe areas, road and visitors points on the map to assist profit different customers, which will probably be analysed by IIT Madras and MapmyIndia and can then be utilized by the federal government to enhance road circumstances in future.
The assertion stated that the MapmyIndia had received the federal government of India’s Aatmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge in 2020.
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