Monday, December 11, 2023

GPS tracker mandatory for trucks, vans

The government on Wednesday ordered that GPS (global positioning system) tracker must be installed in all trucks and covered vans carrying goods along the highways to help check hijacking of vehicles, now a big concern to businessmen. The directive came at an inter-ministerial meeting that discussed extortion and other problems in transport sector at the ... Read more

Experts question GPS tracking feasibility

The absence of an updated road-database, appropriate infrastructure and a centralized traffic monitoring system would make installation of global position system (GPS) trackers in vehicles ineffective, experts fear. They say that given the circumstance, a big question mark hangs over the wisdom of home minister Sahara Khatun’s call on Wednesday to install GPS trackers in ... Read more

GPS made must

Vehicle owners surprised at govt’s unilateral decision The government has made installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) mandatory in all vehicles as part of an initiative to prevent car jacking and track fleeing vehicles from road crashes. The decision came at an inter-ministerial meeting on road safety held at the Secretariat yesterday. GPS entails an ... Read more

Windmill Infotech, NITS Service sign deal

Windmill Infotech Limited, a call centre operator, and NITS Service Pvt Ltd, a vehicle tracking GPS hardware and software provider, signed a deal at Banani in Dhaka on Thursday. Md Tanjirul Basher, chief executive officer of Windmill Infotech, Arup Kumar Chaki, CTO of NITS Service (Pvt) Ltd, and Al-Monsul Aklim Ahmed, CMO of NITS Service ... Read more