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Test bed available for ERA-GLONASS and eCall equipment

In-vehicle system test equipment now available from Spirent for testing eCall and ERA-GLONASS automatic emergency call systems. Spirent Communications has released its eCall and ERA-GLONASS In-Vehicle Systems (IVS) test equipment to verify the functionality and protocol conformance of the eCall …

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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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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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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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Senior ministers of Russia and Kazakhstan hold GLONASS summit

The deputy prime ministers of two of the CIS Customs Union countries meet in Barcelona to consolidate plans for the deployment of ERA-GLONASS in Kazakhstan. The meeting took place at the Mobile World Congress which is taking place from 25th …

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Kazakhstan and Russia reach GLONASS development agreement

Russia has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan on the development and deployment of the ERA-GLONASS for improving emergency response in the customs union. The Central Asian country of Kazakhstan has become a development partner of Russia for the deployment and …

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Service bus runs a red light and broadsides Land Cruiser

Land Cruiser escape serious injury despite being struck by a bus speeding through a red light on the streets of Almaty. The competence of bus drivers in former Soviet countries once again came under scrutiny after an accident this weekend …

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Thirteen cars crushed as HGV loses control on city Ring Road

An accident in Kazakhstan took two lives and resulted in 13 crushed cars as an HGV runs out of control due to failed brakes on Almaty’s Eastern Ring Road. The Chinese built Dong Feng tipper truck was travelling at speed …

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Bus Collides With Lorry On North Kazakhstan Highway Killing 16

The collision occurred on a notorious stretch of single carriageway road in North Kazakhstan between a passenger bus and a heavy goods vehicle. The stretch of road linking the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana and the industrial city of Karaganda to …

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