ITS Fundamentals

Transport Telematics (ITS, Intelligent Transport Systems and Services) integrates information and telecommunication technologies with transport engineering under the support of other related industry, in order to provide for the existing traffic infrastructure an advanced system of control of traffic and transport processes – enhancing the transport performance, traffic efficiency, road safety and comfort of transportation etc. The main objectives of transport telematics is to offering of intelligent services, which must be considered at several levels: for travellers and drivers (users), infrastructure administrators, transport operators (carriers), security and rescue system, financial and control institutions.
The basic components of transport telematic systems include the following fields:
Electronic payments
Management of security and rescue measures
Management of traffic processes
Management of public passenger transport
Support at management of means of transport
Support of people’s mobility
Support of supervision over adherence to regulations
Management of freight transport and forwarding agents
Transport and traffic data base