Video Surveillance

CARRIS was a pioneer in Portugal on video surveillance systems implementation in vehicles for passenger public transport.

In March 2008, the entire fleet of public service, with about 800 vehicles were equipped with these systems. The use of video surveillance in Fleet Public Service of CARRIS is authorized by the National Commission for Data Protection.  

In March 2008, the whole public service fleet, with about 800 vehicles, was equipped with these systems. The use of video surveillance in CARRIS fleet is authorized by the National Commission for Data Protection.

Objectives of the video surveillance system

• Improvement of conditions of physical and psychological safety of passengers and crew through the deterrence of acts of vandalism and crime
• Increase the effectiveness of police actions and criminal investigation, providing images that can be an important means of criminal investigation of acts committed inside the vehicles.

Video surveillance system composition

• Recorder with removable disk
• Digital VCR with high-speed recording, removable hard drive and special shock absorbers
• Video cameras placed inside the vehicle
• Equipment that allows the viewing of images saved to disk above.