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Pune to get 'Roadeo' on its roads soon!

Published on January 17, 2019
The traffic police authorities of Pune are planning to introduce a robot named 'Roadeo' which would move around city roads, functioning as a quasi-traffic policeman and cautioning commuters about traffic rules and offences.
Pune to get 'Roadeo' on its roads soon!

Reason for bringing in Roadeo:

  • The Traffic Police Department of Pune is looking at a futuristic model to maintain traffic flow and spread awareness about the traffic rules.

About Roadeo:

  • Roadeo consists of a 16-inch LED display to showcase traffic rules and other important messages such as 'Wear a helmet', 'Do not jump the signal' and others.
  • The Hands of the Roadeo are also engineered to move and show stop signs to vehicles.
  • Roadeo is also equipped with a siren, skid-steering wheels and obstacle-detection sensors.

Significance of the project:

  • It is a first of its kind initiative in the entire country.
  • If this pilot project turns out to be successful it would go a long way in easing the traffic management burden and reducing the workload of overburdened policemen.

One must know:

  • The Robot "Roadeo" is developed by SP Robotics Maker Lab, a Pune based laboratory that trains people to learn about robotics and build tech themselves.

Question:

Q. The traffic police authorities of which city are planning to introduce a robot named 'Roadeo' which would move around city roads, functioning as a quasi-traffic policeman and cautioning commuters about traffic rules and offences?
a. Goa
b. Mumbai
c. Delhi
d. Pune
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