AHMEDABAD: Speed limit: 60 kmph, reads a sign board on Sarkhej-Gandhinagar highway. But Rakesh Patel is least bothered and zooms his car at 80 kmph right past a hapless traffic cop. Patel is lucky that it is not the year 2013.
Or he would have been captured by hidden cameras and a violation ticket would have reached his home! Under the Police Modernisation Project, spearheaded by deputy commissioner of police (crime) Manoj Shashidhar, closecircuit televisions (CCTVs) and speed guns are expected to be put up at crossroads by 2009.
The project is divided into three phases