The Government of the Czech Republic allowed the cross-border bus and railway transport from 11 May.
The Ministry of Transport, which is actively developing the area of autonomous mobility, has decided to set up an Ethics Committee to assess issues related to the operation of automated and autonomous vehicles in the Czech Republic. Its goal is to comprehensively assess the issues of ethics and related topics in the field of automated and autonomous vehicles in the Czech Republic. David Černý is the chairman of the committee and the leading experts in the field of ethics, law, social sciences, artificial intelligence and technical fields are the other twelve members.
Starting from 18 May another intelligent camera will be put into operation on a railway crossing. After a pilot project in Úvaly u Prahy, another camera will be in operation on the railway crossing in Uhersko, monitoring the drivers’ offences. Records from this device will help the Police of the Czech Republic in offence proceedings led against offenders. In extreme cases, an unruly driver can lose his/her driving license.
RSD started major works on rebuilding the Rádelský mlýn overhead crossing on road I/35 on Tuesday, 14 April. Work has been in progress on the site since the beginning of March, during which the Jeřmanický stream was put into pipes. The existing overhead crossing, which has been in operation since 1973, no longer suits the traffic intensity and is the site of frequent traffic accidents.
Minister of Transport Karel Havlíček to the employees at the construction sites of domestic traffic infrastructure: Thank you to everyone who keeps traffic constructions going on even in difficult conditions. We bring the reaction of the Minister of Transport to the current situation in the area of traffic construction in the Czech Republic and a summary of safety measures for constructions.
Starting from Monday, the first set of detection cameras on the modernized D1 will monitor if the 80-kilometre speed limit is observed. The six-kilometre section near Velké Meziříčí will collect data for the police, which will then send the committed offences to the relevant municipality with extended powers. Even this year, the aim of this traffic safety event is to calm down traffic in the narrowed sections and protect workers at the construction site at the same time.