The Information Awareness system weather the sub-national roads in the Fthiotida Prefecture in the Region of Sterea Ellada is a pilot and main purpose:
- Informing citizens (workers, visitors, passing) on the situation of sub-national road network by using two separate channels,
- information signs (Variable Message Signs, VMS), which will be placed in targeted locations at the entrances of the roads,
- specially designed informational website Common
- The information in the prefecture on the prevailing weather conditions for the coordination of special teams and the D.E.SE., which is responsible for maintaining the state of the network (from cleaning the snow, running in winter salt, etc).
With this system each Citizens (residents and travelers) would be aware and take the right decisions to prepare for travel and trips, the prefecture can fully exploit the potential of special teams and the CI S.E. ensuring open and safe way. In addition, the project is viable, benefiting the prefecture in terms of available funds for such work because valid information will result in less wasted time, better treatment of conditions and economy in materials (fuel, salt, special tools and vehicles) .