Maruti Suzuki India presented 15 new vehicles; 11 units of the Ertiga, 2 units of the Eeco as ambulances and 2 units of the Ertiga with interceptors to the Haryana Police Department. Through this move, the company aims to assist Haryana Police in improving the road safety. The vehicles will be used for patrolling, surveillance and addressing medical emergencies on highways and expressways.
The vehicles were presented to Sandeep Khirwar, Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, by C S Raju, Executive Director (HR), Maruti Suzuki India. The event was attended by Shibash Kabiraj, Joint Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon, Mamta Singh, IPS, IGT, South Range, Mahesh Rajoria, Senior Advisor, Driving Training, Kanwaldeep Singh, Vice President, Corporate Planning and Communications and Ranjit Singh, Head CSR from Maruti Suzuki India.
The 13 units of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga are customized to meet the Traffic Police requirement. They are fitted with accessories like beacon light, siren, public address system and body graphics. Two units of these Ertiga’s have interceptors equipped with laser based traffic speed video systems, printers, roof-mounted day and night all-weather PTZ cameras, LED monitor roof light bars and public address mechanisms. The interceptors are also fitted with breath alcohol analyzers to detect if motorists are drunk. Additionally, the 2 units of the Eeco as ambulances will take care of rushing the injured in road accidents to medical aid.
Presenting these vehicles C S Raju, Executive Director (HR), Maruti Suzuki India, said, “We at Maruti Suzuki are committed to promote Road Safety in the country. Together with Haryana Police, we intend to reduce road accidents in Haryana. We have set up Maruti Driving Schools (MDS), Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) and Road Safety Knowledge Centres (RSKC) in the state to promote safe driving. By giving these vehicles, we are further extending our support to Haryana Police for making roads safer.” “Emergency care is one of the important area of concern when it comes to road safety. Through the two Eeco ambulances we aim to assist the Haryana Police provide immediate care to accident victims.”