Automation of Traffic Violation Detection and Penalization

  • C. ValliyammaiEmail author
  • J. Sridharan
  • A. Ramanathan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1089)


Violation of traffic rules in two-wheelers might risk the life of persons traveling. Finding the violation of traffic rules requires a large number of police personals at several locations. In this paper, we have proposed a system that directly finds traffic violations done by two-wheelers using trained convolutional neural networks (CNN) without any human assistance. CNN uses hidden layers to perform operations, which allows applying a wide variety of filters in each layer. CNN produces better accuracy when compared with traditional image processing techniques. Violated vehicle number plates are found using optical character recognition (OCR) techniques and penalized according to the violation.


Deep learning Traffic violation Video processing CNN OCR 



The authors gratefully acknowledge CTDT, Anna University for providing financial support to carry out this research work under the student innovative projects scheme. The authors also gratefully acknowledge the Web site: for providing the license plate image to test the proposed system. The authors also thank Big Data Analytics Laboratory of MIT campus, Anna University for infrastructure and support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer TechnologyMadras Institute of Technology Campus, Anna UniversityChennaiIndia

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