Assistance System (AS) for Vehicles on Indian Roads: A Case Study
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Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have received testing permits in many countries but according to AVRI-2018 India is not prepared for AVs. In this paper, we will investigate the need of AVs on Indian roads and up to which level of automation they can be implemented? Approximately 0.15 million deaths occur on the Indian roads every year, this number can be drastically reduced with the introduction of AVs on Indian roads. We propose an assistance system (AS), embedded in the existing vehicles that require minimal hardware addition. The AS can detect lanes, nearby vehicles, and indicate driver attentiveness. We tested the system on real road images of Delhi, the capital of India. The AS provides an additional perception to the driver that can help in the reduction of accidents and thus reduce the loss of precious human resource without any major policies changes or supplementary hardware requirement.
KeywordsAutonomous vehicles (AVs) Assistance system (AS) Lane tracking Vehicle detection Drowsy driving
This work is sponsored by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India.
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