Punjab Traffic Police has launched an Android app dubbed as Traffic Accident Management Information System (TAMIS) enabling authorities to determine the reasons for accidents and help them in the process of investigation and prosecution.
Amjad Javed Saleemi, Inspector General Police inaugurated the TAMIS app at Traffic Headquarters Punjab Qurban Lines. He told that the app was developed in collaboration with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB).
Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) Managing Director AIGP Police Ali Amir Malik, Chief Operating Officer Akbar Nasir, AIGP CTD Muhammad Tahir Rai, DIG IT Zulfiqar Hameed and PITB Operations Director General Faisal Yousaf, Waqar Naeem, Sajid Lateef, and other senior officers were also present at the occasion.
Khurrum Shakoor, SSP Traffic revealed that around 16,000 people died in five years because of traffic accidents. TAMIS would help determining the causes of accidents and negligence of other departments. Moreover, the app would ascertain coordination between departments and move forward with new strategies to save lives.
Through TAMIS, the traffic department can maintain record of accidents that have occurred in any district of Punjab, their time, location, geography, police station, name of Punjab Highway Patrol post, road, number of colliding vehicles, response timing of district police and traffic police, cause of accident, weather situation, casualties, injured, loss of property and ambulance response time on a single dashboard.
Besides, all details of drivers, injured persons, eyewitnesses and informants could also be identified shown through TAMIS.