MoRTH, IIT Madras, MapmyIndia to launch navigation app for road safety
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MoRTH, IIT Madras, MapmyIndia to launch navigation app for road safety

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has partnered with IIT Madras and digital tech firm MapmyIndia to ink a deal for driver and road safety technologies in the nation.

The three groups together rolled out a free-to-use navigation app for citizens that renders road safety alerts regarding forthcoming accident risks while on road. The navigation app service renders voice and visual alerts to drivers about forthcoming sharp curves, accident-prone zones, speed breakers and potholes, among other hazards. The initiative is a part of the road transport ministry's concept to reduce accidents and fatalities that happen due to road accidents in the nation.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has partnered with IIT Madras and digital tech firm MapmyIndia to ink a deal for driver and road safety technologies in the nation. The three groups together rolled out a free-to-use navigation app for citizens that renders road safety alerts regarding forthcoming accident risks while on road. The navigation app service renders voice and visual alerts to drivers about forthcoming sharp curves, accident-prone zones, speed breakers and potholes, among other hazards. The initiative is a part of the road transport ministry's concept to reduce accidents and fatalities that happen due to road accidents in the nation. Contact: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Website: www.morth.nic.in  

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