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Wireless Control System for Enhancing Passenger Safety in the Event of Driver Hostilities for Commercial Vehicles

  • Aviral Rawat
  • Gaurav Verma
  • Navneet Phadke
  • Yajur Pruthi
  • Deepak Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)

Abstract

Majority of passenger mishaps occur in commercial vehicles due to drivers’ actions. The control system attempts to protect the passenger in these situations, by integrating modules to measure alcohol levels of the driver, check attempts of passenger abduction, irresponsible driving, and provides an alarming system during perilous circumstances. The module utilizes alcohol sensor and bump sensors, obtains location using GPS module, deactivates ignition using relay, raises alarms by activating the vehicles’ preinstalled lights and horn, and wirelessly communicates using fundamental telephony technologies, all incorporated with a microcontroller and drawing power from the standard 12 V vehicle battery. Under those situations, the module would render the vehicle immobile, with lights and horn activated to draw public attention, and location coordinates would be sent to the concerned authorities, thereby providing the passenger means to escape to safety.

Keywords

GPS GSM DTMF Alcohol sensor Bump sensor AVR ATmega 16 microcontroller LCD 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aviral Rawat
    • 1
  • Gaurav Verma
    • 1
  • Navneet Phadke
    • 1
  • Yajur Pruthi
    • 1
  • Deepak Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)DehradunIndia

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