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Iran Smart Transportation Saving Lives on Highways

The Traffic Police chief says there were no bus crashes resulting in death across the country during the Norouz holidays. He attributes the improvement to a smart monitoring system named ‘Sepahtan’ installed on all intercity buses
Tehran South Bus Terminal during Norouz holidaysTehran South Bus Terminal during Norouz holidays
The system includes a camera, a satellite navigation device and a speed calculation system. After sitting behind the wheel the driver must insert his driving license into a slot in the device normally positioned next to the wheel

For the first time in decades there were zero bus crashes resulting in death across Iran during the Norouz holidays (Iranian New Year holiday season from March 21 to April 2). The improvement is attributed to a smart monitoring system named ‘Sepahtan’ installed on intercity buses.
Sepahtan is an online monitoring system that keeps bus drivers wary and curbs their temptation to violate the law when moving passengers. The monitoring system tracks the route a vehicle takes, its speed and for how many hours a driver is behind the wheel.
The device is jointly designed and produced by three Iranian knowledge-based firms namely Rahnegar Hushmand, Radshid, Hushmand Namaye Afzar, their website reported.

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