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Traffic Control and Management Over IoT for Clearance of Emergency Vehicle in Smart Cities

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With technology permeating every aspect of human life, its adoption for traffic management has now become the norm in most of the developed countries. Many developing countries are now working toward adopting smart and intelligent ways to manage the ever increasing road traffic. The smart traffic management system is envisaged to manage the traffic from a centralized management system. This centralized traffic control center controls the traffic monitoring in real-time traffic conditions and can be used efficiently in the case of a medical emergency. In a medical emergency, the centralized control center may suspend the routine movement, to create a Green Corridor for the ambulance to pass without any delay at traffic junctions. This paper proposes a framework for the centralized traffic control system that is capable of creating a “Green Corridor” for an ambulance in case of a medical emergency. The system uses Internet of Things’ (IoT) techniques like WiMAX for the centralized control center for all traffic signals and RFID to identify the vehicle. Our contribution is a framework for creating a Green Corridor route map generation for the ambulance and resuming of the routine traffic after allowing the ambulance to cross the traffic signal.


  • IoT
  • Green Corridor
  • WiMAX
  • RFID

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Rajak, B., Kushwaha, D.S. (2019). Traffic Control and Management Over IoT for Clearance of Emergency Vehicle in Smart Cities. In: Fong, S., Akashe, S., Mahalle, P. (eds) Information and Communication Technology for Competitive Strategies. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 40. Springer, Singapore.

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