Digital traffic accident data base system to improve safety

Lahore, December 18, 2018 (PPI-OT): The launch of Traffic Accident Management Information System (TAMIS) automated by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) during the first 100 days of the present government is Punjab’s historical moment, which will bring long term results by curtailing the accidents, identifying the reasons and to improve the safety measures. Amjad Javed Saleemi Inspector General Punjab Police said while inaugurating the launching ceremony of TAMIS at Police Qurban Lines here today.

While lauding the PITB’s efforts in developing the system, Amjad Saleemi informed that the death ratio in accidents was always higher than the murders, which required a comprehensive and integrated data base for identifiable causes of accidents to reduce the quantum massive loss of life and injuries during accidents. In view the importance of traffic management this digital data collection system would now operate in 36 districts across the Punjab through 360 police posts/ mobile units all over district highways, Punjab highways and motorways approaching the Province, he added.

The IG Punjab further informed that now out district license renewal from any Police Khidmat Centers in all districts of the province has started facilitating the citizens and e-Challan at 90 important points piloted in Lahore was being extended across the Punjab after necessary amendments in the law by the Chief Minister. In addition to the 21 existing driving training schools all districts of the province were being equipped with similar facility, he stated.

Faisal Yousaf Director General IT Operations gave brief overview of the system and said that the automated system would help manifold to know the reasons of the accidents for taking remedial measures while its data was integrated with NADRA, Excise and Police Khidmat Centers to verify the driver, vehicle and other allied information. SSP Traffic Headquarter Khurram Shakoor introduced the event and said that TAMIS was the first ever electronic integrated with google map replacement of the previous error prong manual system, which would indicate the road condition, generate automatic technical report to enable all stakeholders to play their effective role.

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