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Hyderabad ORR update:
New led lights are introduced, hoping to bring down the accidents.

 

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Many commuters blamed the accidents are caused due to poor lighting on ORR.


Can be true to certain extent.
Last month while driving back home on ORR, We found a truck upside down in the fast lane without any reflectors.
As we stopped to check out, ORR patrol team starting arranging reflecting cones around it. Kudos for their effort.

Without reflectors it is tough to spot.

Gachibowli to Shamshabad stretch is around 25 kilometers and has the highest traffic.
Around 900 poles and 2000 led bulbs are installed by Phillips.

The view is brilliant during the night. Few shots shared by Omkar, captured at Gachibowli entrance, during the India-Drive meetup.

IND DRV OOTY- DAY 1-01.JPG

IND DRV OOTY- DAY 1-02.JPG

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Haha, All the fun on ORR came to an end.

 

So 100km/hr decision is good in one way.

 

Those poorly maintained cabs used to do 120km/hr on ORR, which is dangerous.

 

With the increase in traffic during the recent months, it is good decision.

 

With many IT cabs taking this route regularly, I won't mind 100km/hr limit.

 

So how consistently they are checking?

Are there any fixed cameras?

 

 

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The ORR provides good connectivity to the airport no doubt and one can circumvent the annoying city traffic to commute through this way from one corner to the other. I just hope this wouldn't venture out to go close to the Bangalore-Mysore highway in the future as it is on its way to become the future corridor of IT industry. Having speed limits restricted to 100 kmph is quite decent and would be enough to keep oneself safe but, a lineance of atleast + or - 10 Kmph should be considered while throwing a fine on the individual as none of the odometers read the exact same way in practical scenarios.

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My daily commute is on ORR.
I used to cruise at 110 km/hr

I have around 4500/- pending challans.:o

It was too late before I realized the speed limit is 100 km/hr

 

One of my friend has 6k pending, It gave him heart ache.
Please stick to speed limits on ORR.

In my opinion ORR is good till 120km/hr

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25 minutes ago, driveking said:

Is it possible to charge multiple times on a same day?


It can be an issue, If the vehicle is fined at the same location.

In the above picture, he is clearly charged at different locations. 

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31 minutes ago, Superstitious said:

Under any circumstances do not cross 100 kmph speed as there are speed guns around ORR. They charge 1400 + taxes even for 102 kmph.

 

Yeah,

One of our member is charged for 101km/hr.

Checking is consistent, keeping an eye on the speedometer is a must.

 

90km/hr is the safe speed I guess.

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On 10/30/2017 at 11:24 AM, akhil_redd said:

I think now they have added a buffer of 5 kmph , have a seen a picture where it shows a speed limit of 105 kmph

 

No, I think.

I have uploaded one picture with 105km/hr speed limit.

But recently one our member was charged for driving at 102 km/hr.

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Joined the club.

 

I'm using cruise control on ORR, limting my self to 100 km/hr.

I'm not sure, how I am doing 108 km/hr. 
Will cross verify my dash cam fotage, hope the video is not erased.

 

Speed limit : 105 km/hr and my speed : 108 km/hr

 

Fined 1400/- for 3km/hr extra? :o

Screenshot_20171103-094517-01.jpeg

 

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2 minutes ago, Saran said:
Welcome to the club! [emoji12]

I have the feel that their speed gun reads the speed little higher than usual.

 

It's been two months, hope the dash cam footage is not erased.

Any idea, how accurately speed cameras work?

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Hyderabad ORR toll update, multiple entry introduced.

 

Vidya jeevan shared the following information.

 

Between Orr started up and down ticket thing.

At the entry. Ask for up and down.


-Valid for how many hours?


-How is it possible?

We need to get down at designated exit?


-Yeah they started it , can use multiple times within 24 hours


-Pay at first exit full amount. . He'll give you token to use it for return. 


-I've being doing it for the past 10 days. 

 

Kumsi : Went on the ORR for the first time after 6 months.was used to gunning my car down at 140-150kmph every single time earlier.

 

But set it to cruise control at 95 kmph and went from rajendra nagar to patancheru.
My dad did not help by playing Ghantasala songs,almost fell asleep at the wheel out of boredom???


-It is valid only at particular exit?


-For me, vijaywada exit to Bandlaguda (Sagar exit) is 20.

I pay 30 and take return token.Saving of 10 per day

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It's been two months, hope the dash cam footage is not erased.

Any idea, how accurately speed cameras work?
Basically Speed guns works with the help of Radar that has the principle of Doppler effect.

Each speed gun has some frequency and that will match with the set speed limit (105kmph) against the targeted vehicle.
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My fines are pending from the past 1 year.
It is my daily commute.
Hope they will increase the buffer and erase few overspending challans.

All my challans are very close, it is always under +5 kilometers.

Did they increase the limit to 105 km/hr?
It's been long time they have increased to 105kmph
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