Tag Archives: CIS

Sochi takes urban safety and security system for Winter Olympics

The Russian city of Sochi prepares for the Winter Olympic games with the installation of PSIM system for urban safety and security control. As Sochi finalises its preparations for the 2014 winter Olympic games which are taking place there during …

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Two days remain for first ERA-GLONASS implementation milestone

Passenger vehicles and those carrying dangerous goods have two days left to comply with Russian ERA-GLONASS compliance legislation. From 1st January 2014, all new and imported passenger vehicles with more than 8 seats and goods vehicles greater than 2.5 tonnes …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Dagestan leader causes fatal collision on Moscow road

The vice-premier of Dagestan has died in a violent head-on collision which killed two others in heavy Moscow traffic. Road violence has once again hit the city streets of Moscow in a late night collision involving a vehicle driven by …

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Software development completed for ERA-GLONASS system

Russia’s ERA-GLONASS automatic emergency call system now has a software platform on which to operate. Russian software company Luxoft has completed the development of the software platform needed for operating the ERA-GLONASS automatic emergency call system being deployed across the …

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TrafficSafe discusses Intelligent Transport Systems in Kazakhstan

New road linking western China to western Europe presents Intelligent Transport System (ITS) challenges to Kazakhstan. In an interview for Kazakhstan’s national satellite television channel, TrafficSafe’s Jonathan Newell discusses the role played by Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the development …

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Habitual motoring offenders in the UK avoiding bans

DVLA figures indicate significant numbers of habitual motoring offenders are continuing to drive on UK roads. According to statistics released by the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) for the last year, drivers with as many as 42 penalty …

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11 people killed in construction zone bus crash in South Kazakhstan

A tipper truck has collided head on with a long distance bus on new motorway being built to connect Western China and Western Europe in Kazakhstan. Tragedy once again struck the road network of the Zhambyl region of Southern Kazakhstan …

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Commercial fleet telematics market in CIS countries

A new report examines the growth in the fleet telematics industry for commercial vehicles in Russia, Eastern Europa and the CIS nations. Analysts at Berg Insight estimate that at the end of 2012, there were 2.2 million deployments of commercial …

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Vehicle inspections should follow tragic tanker crash

Uncertainty surrounds cause of Almaty tanker crash with implications on maintenance standards of heavy goods vehicles in the country. Kazakhstan’s authorities and accident investigators are still unravelling the cause of an accident in the centre of the country’s largest city, …

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City centre tanker crash closes Almaty streets

A 16-tonne petrol tanker has caused chaos in the central Asian city of Almaty resulting in a large fire and the evacuation of residential property. Belonging to the “Helios” oil company, the tanker left the road in the heart of …

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