Traffic cops hope new system stems road casualties

Traffic cops PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Traffic cops PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Traffic Police anticipate a reduction in road casualties at the end of the ongoing installation of centralised traffic control and surveillance systems in the Greater Gaborone.

The traffic control system is currently being installed amongst monitoring sites mostly at major intersections and it is expected to monitor the state of the city’s core routes and digitally feed that information to the command centre.

Furthermore, these traffic lights will be able to adjust on-street traffic signals timing in real-time in line with traffic conditions to alleviate congestion as well as to ensure smooth traffic flow.

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