Traffic police install 71 AI-enabled cameras across Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway to monitor offences

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Published May 21, 2024 at 8:56am

Update May 21, 2024 at 8:57am

    12,161 cases have been registered within 15 days

    Reports of electric poles being stolen have emerged

    There is a penalty for talking on the phone while driving

The Bengaluru Traffic Police have provided an important update to commuters who use the 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway. Commuters would no longer have a free run in terms of getting away with misdemeanours. The Traffic Police is making use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled cameras to monitor any violation of rules. 71 such cameras have been installed across the expressway. There would also be severe penalties. These measures are being taken in order to reduce the number of accidents along the path. 

Many accidents were reported from the expressway ever since it was being used for travel. Reports of electric poles being kept on roads, grills and retaining walls being stolen had also emerged. The Bengaluru Traffic Police will be taking proactive measures to prevent such occurrences. The AI enabled cameras will have an eye on any transgressions by commuters on the road. 12,161 cases have already been registered within 15 days of the cameras being put to use. 

Also Read: Bengaluru: Pedestrian bridge to come up on Bengaluru-Mysuru National Highway near Challaghatta metro station

There is a fine for drivers and those seated besides them for not putting on the seat belt. There is also a penalty for talking on the phone while driving and for deviating from one’s track. Penalties can extend up to a fine of Rs 5000 and a 6-month imprisonment. Repeat offenders risk losing their licence.

Traffic police install 71 AI-enabled cameras across Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway to monitor offences

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    12,161 cases have been registered within 15 days

    Reports of electric poles being stolen have emerged

    There is a penalty for talking on the phone while driving

The Bengaluru Traffic Police have provided an important update to commuters who use the 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway. Commuters would no longer have a free run in terms of getting away with misdemeanours. The Traffic Police is making use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled cameras to monitor any violation of rules. 71 such cameras have been installed across the expressway. There would also be severe penalties. These measures are being taken in order to reduce the number of accidents along the path. 

Many accidents were reported from the expressway ever since it was being used for travel. Reports of electric poles being kept on roads, grills and retaining walls being stolen had also emerged. The Bengaluru Traffic Police will be taking proactive measures to prevent such occurrences. The AI enabled cameras will have an eye on any transgressions by commuters on the road. 12,161 cases have already been registered within 15 days of the cameras being put to use. 

Also Read: Bengaluru: Pedestrian bridge to come up on Bengaluru-Mysuru National Highway near Challaghatta metro station

There is a fine for drivers and those seated besides them for not putting on the seat belt. There is also a penalty for talking on the phone while driving and for deviating from one’s track. Penalties can extend up to a fine of Rs 5000 and a 6-month imprisonment. Repeat offenders risk losing their licence.

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