/ Transportation / Chinese Buses Now Must Use GPS in Effort to Prevent Accidents

Chinese Buses Now Must Use GPS in Effort to Prevent Accidents

Matt Ball on August 28, 2012 - in Transportation

A bleak 48-hour period that saw 62 lives lost in traffic accidents has prompted the Chinese government to introduce a number of measures, including mandatory Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in long-distance buses and vehicles transporting dangerous goods. The GPS will have a communication function and will be connected to monitoring platforms in the vehicle’s company, its home city, province and a central platform in Beijing.

Read more via Asia One

Matt Ball

About Matt Ball

Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

Comments are disabled