More than 460,000 automobiles have been equipped with ERA-GLONASS system in Russia

More than 460,000 automobiles have been equipped with ERA-GLONASS system in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – ERA-GLONASS is the Russian system of emergency response, based on the European standard eCall/E112. The system is designed for use with the global satellite navigation system GLONASS on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation.

Currently more than 460,000 vehicles are registered in the system, as stated by company press office.

“The number of vehicles equipped with ERA-GLONASS system is expected to reach 1 million units by the end of the year. According to predictions, 750,000 emergency calls will be made till the end of the year” – believes the head of the contact center service Roman Rulev.

As one may remember, a legal requirement as to the equipment of all passenger and freight vehicles, appearing on the roads within the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union for the first time, with devices to call emergency operational services has come into force as of the turn of the year.

Over 161,000 vehicles were registered in the ERA-GLONASS system in 2016.

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